Crystal Palace will be taking on Millwall in a pre-season friendly on Saturday. The match will be conducted behind closed doors.
Crystal Palace will be taking on Millwall in a pre-season friendly on Saturday. The match will be conducted behind closed doors. It will be a good occasion for Crystal Palace to continue their pre-season preparations after a 1-1 draw against Accrington in their pre-season opener. Patrick Vieira is preparing for another season in the Premier League amidst very high expectations. He will know that a good pre-season is key to ensure that all the players are in the best shape for 2022/23 season. Millwall, meanwhile will be looking to start their early season preparations in a positive way with another season in the Championship to follow.
|Crystal Palace vs Millwall||Key Details|
|Date||9 July, 2022|
|Venue||Crystal Palace Training Ground|
|Kickoff time India||5:30 pm IST|
|Kickoff time England||12 noon GMT|
Crystal Palace enjoyed a decent campaign in 2021/22. The London team finished 12th in the final Premier League standings. A more encouraging achievement was the fact that they managed to go all the way to the FA Cup semi-finals where they were beaten by Chelsea. Before they start their Premier League season, they have a packed pre-season schedule to finish. They will be taking on the likes of Liverpool, Manchester United in their other pre-season games. Patrick Vieira will enjoy this opportunity to play against the elites and prepare themselves.
Millwall closed their last campaign in a respectable manner. In their last six games, they earned three wins to go with two draws and a defeat. This helped them finish ninth in the Championship table with a grand total of 69 points. The fixture against Crystal Palace will be their first pre-season encounter and it will undoubtedly be crucial to start their preparations for the 2022/23 season.
Both the managers will be looking to give maximum players game time in this pre-season friendly. New signings on either side could also get key minutes. Palace could hand out debuts to Malcolm Ebiowei and Sam Johnstone. Millwall could also do the same with Benik Afobe and Charlie Cresswell. Several academy players can also expect to earn some playing action.
Crystal Palace possible line-up: Guaita, Clyne, Tomkins, Watson, Mitchell, McArthur, Hughes, Eze, Rak-Sakyi, Mateta, Edouard
Millwall possible line-up: Bialkowski, Cresswell, Wallace, Cooper, McNamara, Saville, Mitchell, Malone, Honeyman, Bennett, Afobe
The pre-season friendly match between Crystal Palace vs Millwall will take place at Crystal Palace Training Ground on Saturday at 5:30 pm IST.
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