The Eels head to Pepper Stadium needing to win to keep their finals hopes alive but must do it without two of their most potent attacking weapons.
After Matt Moylan excelled in his first game in the halves in his top-grade career, teammates and the man himself aren't too shocked by his display.
Panthers coach Anthony Griffin said Tyrone Peachey will be available for selection for next weekend's clash with the Parramatta Eels "if he goes to training".
The Penrith Panthers had the perfect opportunity to end the Cronulla Sharks' winning run but ended up soundly beaten 26-10 at Pepper Stadium on Sunday.
A Ben Barba-inspired Sharks side earned a 13th straight win despite being without five State of Origin stars, beating the Panthers 26-10 in Penrith on Sunday.
Penrith have axed Tyrone Peachey for their NRL match against Cronulla for disciplinary reasons.
All the latest team news heading into Round 18 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.
Three days is a long time in rugby league. Just ask Panthers skipper Matt Moylan.
Despite the Sharks missing five of their best, Panthers players are preparing to face a determined Cronulla outfit ahead of their Round 18 clash.
Cronulla's 12-game winning streak has never been in more doubt, with five stars away on Origin duty and the Panthers hungry to make up for last week's loss.