Premier League In Focus – Crystal Palace vs West Ham Preview

When? Saturday 28th October, 15:00 (UK)

Where? Selhurst Park

What channel is it on? Crystal Palace vs West Ham will not be televised live

Are tickets still available?

Crystal Palace -

West Ham – Sold out

Head-to-head – last five meetings: Crystal Palace W1, West Ham W3, D1
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Crystal Palace W4, West Ham W6, D2
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Crystal Palace W14, West Ham W22, D18

Crystal Palace are still looking for their first Premier League clean sheet of the season.

Crystal Palace have lost eight of their first nine games of the season.

The Eagles have conceded 19 goals in the Premier League - an average of 2.11 goals against per game.

Crystal Palace have failed to score in their last seven Premier League away games - their longest such run in the top flight.

Twice since Roy Hodgson has taken charge of Crystal Palace his side have failed to register a single shot on goal. This has occurred against both Newcastle and Manchester City.

No Crystal Palace player has featured in every minute of the Premier League this season. The player with the most minutes to his name is Andros Townsend with 765.

West Ham have eight points from their first nine matches of the season. Eight points is the most common points tally in the Premier League right now with four other teams also recording this from the first quarter of the campaign.

Every time West Ham have lost in the Premier League this season, they have conceded three goals or more. Four times they have conceded three goals, while Manchester United put four past them on the opening weekend of the season.

West Ham have had two players sent off away from home this season – Marko Arnautovic and Andy Carroll. Both players have been given their marching orders in the first half of their respective fixtures.

The Hammers are still looking for their first away win of the season in the Premier League.

They have only managed eight league goals so far - an average of 0.88 goals per game, while conceding 17 at the other end - an average of 1.88 goals against per game.

May 2004 saw the two London clubs paired together in the Championship play-off final in Cardiff. Neil Shipperley’s solitary goal would be the difference as Crystal Palace secured a return to the Premier League.