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

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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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