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90'+4
Full time. Three excellent goals, one scrappy one, and an away win for West Ham. Palace haven't had a great week, have they? Thanks for joining me today.
90'+4
Williams has one last desperate attempt on goal, but can't keep it down or on target.
90'+3
Adrian bats away Murray's shot from close range.
90'+1
Palace fans are filing to the exits.
90'
Four additional minutes to be added on now as this match peters out a little.
West Ham United Substitution
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...and Diame replaces Stewart Downing.
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Jedinak gets booked...
89'
Some nifty little passes from West Ham, but they're not really pressing to add to their goal tally.
87'
Jedinak takes a swipe at Vaz Te's ankles, but West Ham aren't going to make a fuss about that as the clock continues to tick down.
86'
Time for a last flurry? Bolasie and Ward exchange passes on the left, but the final ball is inept.
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85'
Decent attendance in sunny South London, but the East London voices are the loudest.

Today's attendance is 24,242 with 2832 visiting supporters.

Crystal Palace Substitution
83'
 
And O'Keefe trots off to be replaced by Murray.
West Ham United Substitution
82'
 
Diego Poyet replaces Mauro Zarate.
81'
Palace are taking too long to decide what to do when they're in front of goal, allowing West Ham to sort themselves out and pack the box.
77'
Another good save from Speroni, who really has played better than the scoreline suggests - Downing puts in a cross that's met by Sakho's head, and the keeper tips that around the post.

76: O'Brien sees the yellow card after bringing down Williams. Three of the back four on a booking now. Tomkins clears the free-kick #CPLWHU

76'
Not a good free kick from Jedinak, though; easily cleared.
75'
 
Williams goes on a mazy little trek down the left, and it's brought to a clunking end by O'Brien, who gets a booking for his trouble.
West Ham United Yellow card

Crystal Palace

West Ham

73'
Gayle seems to have taken some kind of battering from Tomkins, lying flat on his face in the middle of the park.
71'
Sakho is looking lively and fresh at the moment.
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Gayle and Williams are set to come on, replacing Campbell and Bannan.
Crystal Palace Substitution
Crystal Palace Substitution
69'
Corner to West Ham, but cleared powerfully by Chamakh.
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Carlton Cole is replaced by Diafra Sakho.
West Ham United Substitution
67'
Bolasie takes but O'Brien blocks, and Cole clears.
66'
Chamakh is doing his best to create something by himself, and his work results in another corner.
65'
Relieved West Ham fans are now rocking the rafters with a rendition of 'I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles'.

3 - West Ham have scored 3+ goals in a PL away game for only the second time in 44 attempts. Rare.

64'
Each time West Ham have won at Palace in the top flight, they've scored three goals: when they won 3-2 on 17 September 1991, 3-1 on 24 March 1973, and 3-0 on 30 October 1970.
63'
Well, that's a bit of a blow for Palace, who were looking so much better this half; but they only have themselves to blame.
62'
 
GOAL! The ever-puzzling Carlton Cole restores the two-goal advantage as Crystal Palace are static in the area, leaving him unmarked and allow him to sidefoot into the net from 10 yards out.
West Ham United Goal

Right Footed - Bottom Left

61'
Free kick to West Ham in the centre circle as O'Keefe clatters Mark Noble.
59'
Campbell really has been extremely disappointing when he reaches the box. He does the hard work, running in, past the West Ham defenders, then he complicates it by trying to switch on to his left foot and falls over. I gave him the benefit of the doubt in the first half, suggesting the pitch might be wet, but I think maybe it's just him.
56'
Speroni really is having a very good game - another cross claimed. Worth noting that both the West Ham goals so far have been from distance. Might be worth a few speculative digs.
55'
Close! Bannan stings the fingers of Adrian, cutting inside and striking with his left foot.
53'
Time to take a quick breath as Adrian finally takes charge following a free kick.
52'
A bit of niggle all over the place now as Palace are reinvigorated and West Ham are trying to reassert themselves.

Chamakh told the Palace programme this week he was going to shoot more often - great start to that motto!

50'
That was Marouane Chamakh's first goal in ten Premier League matches.

48: The complexion of the game has changed, while the home fans have come alive behind the goal to my right #CPLWHU

49'
 
GOAL! Chamakh and his special hair beat Adrian. Jedeiak flicks it inside and Chamakh hits it on the half-volley to power into the bottom of the net.
Crystal Palace Goal

Right Footed - Bottom Left

48'
How close?! Speroni can't get anywhere near the cross, Tomkins has a free header at the far post, and can only knock it on to the bar. The goalkeeper wraps that up at the second attempt.
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Vaz Te is giving Speroni a bit of stick in the box, and the goalkeeper can't get past him. The referee has a word with them all.
47'
Good ball in from O'Brien on the right, and Delaney does well to clear that for a corner.
46'
Keith Millen claps his hands as Palace kick off the second half.
16:00
A spot of The Killers over the PA as the players do a quick warm-up while they wait for referee Clattenburg.

LIVE: West Ham had 58 per cent of possession in the first half, outshot Palace 12-4 and had 6 corners to the hosts' 1 #CPLWHU

45'+3
Half-time. Two great goals are the difference between the sides at the moment, with Palace struggling to mount any firm attacks as yet.
45'+3
Kouyate takes a knock from the boot of Ward, and the clock ticks down.
45'+2
Complicated little free kick routine, but Bolasie's shot is blocked and Delaney can't do any better than scuff it into the side netting.
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Tomkins is booked for a challenge on Bolasie about 15 yards outside the box, and it's a free kick to Palace.
West Ham United Yellow card

Crystal Palace

West Ham

45'+1
Three minutes of added time thanks to the injuries and the fouls extravaganza.
44'
Cresswell's fizzing cross from the left is missed by Cole in the middle and Noble just beyond.
43'
And those quickly-taken goals mean that West Ham have scored two first-half goals in a Premier League away match for the first time since October 2012 – with their 2-1 win at QPR.
42'
A chance out of the blue from Vaz Te, who snaffles up a sloppy pass in midfield and lets fly - Speroni is in position and gathers.

40: Kouyate has been immense. He holds off two men and the West Ham fans celebrate as if we have scored a goal. Still 2-0 here #CPLWHU

41'
That first goal from Mauro Zarate makes him the first West Ham player to score on his first Premier League appearance for the club in two years - since Kevin Nolan against Aston Villa in August 2012.
40'
The crowd are roaring now after those two goals and the festival of fouls (the assistant was flagging for one, but referee Clattenburg was uninterested).
West Ham United Yellow card

Crystal Palace

West Ham

39'
Chaos unleashed with a series of fiery challenges. Bodies are strewn everywhere.
38'
Stewart Downing - scoring on his 350th League career appearance - has notched his first Premier League away goal since netting in Liverpool’s 4-0 win at Wigan in March 2013.
37'
 
GOAL! Stewart Downing doubles West Ham's advantage as the Palace defenders opt not to put it any challenges as he races down the right and then bends it round the goalkeeper.
West Ham United Goal

Left Footed - Bottom Left

36'
O'Brien fancies his own chances of hitting from distance, striking left-footed from the edge of the box, but that's screamingly off target.
34'
 
GOAL! Short corner this time - probably for the best after the traditional ones haven't given Speroni very much to do. It falls to Zarate on the edge of the box, who hits it on the volley - it takes a little bounce before it reaches the keeper, and crackles into the back of the net.
West Ham United Goal

Right Footed - Bottom Right

33'
Noble shouts with despair as he's not played through as he wished, but nonetheless it's another corner.
32'
Speroni is doing really well with claiming these corners - although West Ham aren't doing a great deal to trouble him.
31'
Long ball from Noble towards Downing, who manages to win a corner, which he's going to take from the right.
30'
Chamakh gives away another free kick, and West Ham begin to forge another attack from the back.
29'
Cresswell tries a few tricks; Kelly responds with sheer power.
28'
Terrible touch from Zarate in the box after a good ball in from Vaz Te - a decent bit of control there would have seen him through on goal.
26'
Vaz Te tips the ball back towards the middle, but Kouyate's header is right into Speroni's hands.
25'
Another run from Downing, and O'Keefe slugs the ball straight out for a corner.
24'
Downing runs down the right, and Cole knocks down the cross to Cresswell, whose shot is disappointing but takes a deflection.
23'
O'Keefe's going to run that knock off. Once more we resume.
22'
Everyone's having a quick guzzle of water while O'Keefe and the medical team sort themselves out.
21'
The game is stopped for an injury to O'Keefe, who's been caught on his ankle by Zarate.
20'
Again, Noble takes; O'Brien's cross does meet the head of Cole but he can't get that past Speroni. No pace or power.
19'
Delaney knocks Carlton Cole to the floor. Free kick once more.
18'
Zarate is on the charge, but Palace are packing out the box.
17'
Speroni claims that easily again.
16'
Corner to West Ham, as Cresswell is thwarted by Bannan.

14: The PA man has just announced that O'Keeffe has started in place of Ledley in the Palace midfield. #CPLWHU

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Jedinak has a shot from the edge of the box, but that's blocked by Cresswell.
14'
Chamakh flicks it across towards Campbell, who isn't quite where his team-mate expected.
12'
A simple claim for Speroni, though.
11'
Corner to West Ham - Downing has a dig but Jedinak gets that out.
10'
Campbell seems to be struggling to stay on his feet at the moment. Those pesky sprinklers.
9'
Palace are asserting themselves a little now.
8'
Keith Millen is in a bright red, proudly initialled t-shirt on the touchline, looking very comfortable.
7'
He's going to play on, and is ready to resume.
6'
Slightly less convincing cross from Bannan towards Campbell, who clashes with O'Brien. Some treatment needed there.
5'
Close! Kelly is persistent and crosses into the far post towards Chamakh, but a West Ham head reaches that first.
4'
A free kick a little closer to goal, with Noble and Downing vying to take it. Noble takes it, looking to reach the head of Tomkins, but no luck there.
3'
Free kick from near the halfway line courtesy of Noble, cleared by Hangeland.
2'
Good start from West Ham, keeping possession and leaving Palace chasing their short shadows.
1'
We begin then with West Ham kicking off in the bright South London sunshine.

Adlene Guedioura replaces O'Keefe on the Eagles' bench.

14:58
O'Keefe replaces Ledley for Palace in a last-minute change after an injury in the warm-up.
14:57
West Ham United’s Stewart Downing is about to play his 350th league match in English football.
14:55
Streamers and more inept cheerleading to the strains of 'Glad All Over', and the teams file out.
14:53
The Eagle is now distracted by the sprinklers watering the turf and makes a quick investigation before flying off to allow the teams to enter the pitch.
14:52
The beribboned Eagle is now making an appearance while I'm struck by the number of extremely vintage Palace shirts in the crowd.

LIVE: Kevin Nolan is nursing a shoulder injury suffered in training on Thursday. He could be sidelined for a few weeks #CPLWHU

14:50
Some poorly choreographed cheerleaders with limited comprehension of synchronisation are currently on the pitch.
14:45
Fifteen minutes until kick-off. Score predictions, anyone?
14:15
There is literally no "full story" there, by the way: two suspensions and an injury are about the size of it.

Read the full story behind today's team news as @bazzabannan25 starts in place of the suspended @punch_jason #CPFC: http://t.co/K618qBqsyE

Tomkins comes in at centre half and there's a first start for @mau_zeta in attack #CPLWHU #COYI

TEAMS: Two changes for the Hammers as Collins misses out with suspension and Nolan with a shoulder injury.

14:00
TEAMS: Crystal Palace: Speroni, Kelly, Hangeland, Delaney, Ward, Bannan, Jedinak, Ledley, Bolasie, Chamakh, Campbell. Subs: Hennessey, Mariappa, McCarthy, O'Keefe, Jonny Williams, Murray, Gayle. /// West Ham: Adrian, O'Brien, Tomkins, Reid, Cresswell, Noble (c), Kouyate, Downing, Zarate, Vaz Te, Cole. Subs: Jaaskelainen, Demel, Poyet, Morrison, Diame, Valencia, Sakho.
14:00
Here's a quote that'll ensure you're really looking forward to the game - Sam Allardyce, ladies and gentlemen: "It'll be a tight game. I don't think there'll be many goals in it, but hopefully it'll be as entertaining as it possibly can be."
14:00
Good afternoon, all, and welcome to our LIVE coverage of Crystal Palace v West Ham. After a busy week of off-pitch drama, it almost seems unfair to saddle Palace with an actual match today. However, a match they have - against Sam Allardyce's side, who have themselves been distracted, albeit by ice-bucket challenges.

Starting Line-ups

Crystal Palace
West Ham United
    • 1
      Speroni
    • 2
      Ward
    • 27
      Delaney
    • 4
      Hangeland
    • 34
      Kelly
    • 7
      Bolasie
    • O'Keefe
    • 15
      C
      Mile Jedinak
    • 25
      Bannan
    • 29
      Chamakh
    • 10
      Campbell
Team Manager:  Alan Pardew
    • 24
      Carlton Cole
    • 11
      Downing
    • 10
      Zárate
    • 12
      Vaz Te
    • 8
      Kouyaté
    • 16
      C
      Noble
    • 17
      O'Brien
    • 5
      Tomkins
    • 2
      Reid
    • 3
      Cresswell
    • 13
      Adrián
Team Manager:  Slaven Bilic
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
J. Speroni 0 5 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
J. Ward 0 0 0 6 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 90
D. Delaney 0 0 1 3 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
B. Hangeland 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
M. Kelly 0 0 0 5 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 90
Paddy McCarthy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86
A. Mariappa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Y. Bolasie 0 0 1 23 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 90
Mile Jedinak 0 1 0 67 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 90
A. Guédioura 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86
S. O'Keefe 0 0 0 30 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 83
B. Bannan 0 0 1 30 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 71
D. Gayle 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
J. Williams 0 0 1 8 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 19
G. Murray 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Joe Ledley 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. Chamakh 1 0 1 54 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
F. Campbell 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 70
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Adrián 0 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
W. Reid 0 0 0 1 10 0 1 0 1 0 0 90
J. Tomkins 0 0 1 2 10 0 1 0 1 0 0 90
J. O'Brien 0 0 1 3 5 0 2 1 1 0 0 90
A. Cresswell 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
G. Demel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. Noble 0 0 0 90 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 90
R. Vaz Te 0 0 1 22 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 90
C. Kouyaté 0 1 2 42 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 90
S. Downing 1 0 1 36 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 89
R. Morrison 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86
M. Zárate 1 0 2 27 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 83
D. Poyet 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
M. Diamé 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Enner Valencia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86
Carlton Cole 1 0 2 7 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 68
D. Sakho 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 22
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