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The Reds and the Eagles will face off in the four-team knockout tournament for a place in Saturday’s final, where they will take on either Leicester City or West Bromwich Albion. The two losing sides will take part in a third-place play-off earlier the same day.
Read on for a closer look at how the two sides are shaping up ahead of their showdown, but first, here are the viewing details you need to catch the action:
Date: Wednesday, July 19
Time: 1:30 p.m. BST/8:30 p.m. local
TV: Sky Sports
Live Stream: Sky Go
Palace have played one match so far in their pre-season preparations, in which they defeated Maidstone United 3-1.
Neither side has made a great deal of headway in the transfer market so far this summer, but fans could be set to see more of new faces Mohamed Salah and Dominic Solanke for Liverpool, while Ruben Loftus-Cheek could be in line to feature for Palace.
Salah made his debut against Wigan and scored his first goal for the club to equalise after the Latics went ahead.
As Goal’s Melissa Reddy noted, he linked up with Roberto Firmino for the goal, while Liverpool writer Jack Lusby anticipates great things from the Egypt international:
Melissa Reddy @MelissaReddy_
Mohamed Salah equalises for #LFC with a tap-in after being fed by Roberto Firmino
And it’s half-time!
He will be hoping to continue developing chemistry with the Reds’ other forwards, though Sadio Mane will not be present, having been omitted from the squad to remain in Liverpool to recover from knee surgery.
Meanwhile, Bleacher Report’s Sam Tighe is eager to see Loftus-Cheek in action for Palace following his loan move…