Fulham v Crusaders preview

Team news for Thursday evening's Europa League clash between Fulham and Crusaders at Craven Cottage.

Last Updated: 20/07/11 at 16:19   

Riise: Set to make debut

Riise: Set to make debut

John Arne Riise will make his Fulham debut in Thursday's Europa League second qualifying round second leg against Crusaders.

The Cottagers head into the tie against the Northern Ireland part-timers with a 3-1 lead and manager Martin Jol has confirmed the former Liverpool left-back will start after joining from Roma.

Jol intends to deploy a mix of youth and experience at Craven Cottage, while Clint Dempsey (jetlag), Moussa Dembele (ankle) and Simon Davies (knee) are all out.

Fulham (from): Schwarzer, Baird, Hangeland, Senderos, Hughes, JA Riise, Etuhu, Davies, Murphy, Sidwell, BH Riise, Trotta, Dalla Valle, Zamora, Johnson, Stockdale, Kelly, Donegan, Frei.

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