Newcastle United take on the Premier League's basement club at St James's Park (3pm kick-off).
And midfielder Mikel Merino is joined on the bench by striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, who hasn't played for the club since serving a three-game ban for elbowing West Ham United's Manuel Lanzini in late August.
Newcastle are ninth in the table ahead of the game.
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Palace claimed their first points of the season last weekend when they beat champions Chelsea at Selhurst Park.
United manager Benitez said: "We cannot approach this game with over-confidence, because it'll be a tough game.
"Their victory against Chelsea last week will have given them a boost and they will come here with some confidence, which means they will be more dangerous."
NEWCASTLE UNITED: Elliot; Yedlin, Lascelles, Lejeune, Manquillo; Hayden, Shelvey; Ritchie, Perez, Atsu; Joselu. Subs: Darlow, Gamez, Clark, Merino, Diame, Murphy, Mitrovic.