JUNIOR Stanislas returns to the line-up for this afternoon's visit of Crystal Palace after scoring twice in a midweek friendly with Everton.

Alex MacDonald, who also scored twice and impressed in the 4-1 win, has earned a place on the seven-man bench, alongside Keith Treacy and January signing Dane Richards, who made his debut as a second half substitute in last week's FA Cup defeat at Barnsley.

The Clarets are again without Chris McCann, Martin Paterson and Charlie Austin, who are all sidelined with hamstring injuries.

Ben Mee is also ruled out while he continues his recovery from medial knee ligament damage.

David Edgar comes into the side in the absence of McCann and Brian Stock, who serves a one-match ban following last weekend's controversial sending off.

BURNLEY: Lee Grant, Daniel Lafferty, Jason Shackell, Michael Duff, Kieran Trippier, Junior Stanislas, Dean Marney, Danny Ings, Ross Wallace, David Edgar, Sam Vokes.

Subs: Brian Jensen, Dane Richards, Alex MacDonald, Marvin Bartley, Luke O'Neill, Keith Treacy, Kevin Long.

PALACE: Julian Speroni, Jonathan Parr, Yannick Bolasie, Mile Jedanik, Wilfried Zaha, Glenn Murray, Dean Moxey, Stuart O'Keefe, Damien Delaney, Peter Ramage, Andre Moritz.

Subs: Aaron Wilbraham, Jermaine Easter, Jonathan Williams, Alex Nimely, Matthew Parsons, Danny Gabbidon, Lewis Price.