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Palace without Sakho for Brighton visit

8th March 2019, 12:07 by Gareth Freeman

Mamadou Sakho remains sidelined but Pape Souare could return for Crystal Palace when Brighton visit on Saturday.

Left-back Souare hasn't featured since the FA Cup win over Grimsby in January due to a dislocated shoulder but could make a return when Albion visit in Saturday's early Premier League kick-off.

Palace overcame Burnley 3-1 away last weekend and manager Roy Hodgson may be reluctant to change a winning team, so Souare could have to settle for a place on the bench if he does make the match-day squad.

Defender Sakho is the only confirmed absentee after a knee operation and he will miss his third game in a row.

The Eagles go into the game in 13th spot, three points ahead of Brighton and eight clear of the relegation places.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

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