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Crystal Palace vs West Ham: Premier League – LIVE!

The latest round of Premier League fixtures kick off at Selhurst Park with a London derby where the Eagles face a stern test to stop the Hammers recording a sixth win in a row.

Roy Hodgson is facing questions over his future in the role, having overseen just one win in the last nine games, while West Ham are boasting a record Premier League points haul at the season halfway mark.

However, Palace have a good recent record against the Hammers, winning two and drawing two of their past four. But Hodgson will know his team face a different side to which they drew 1-1 with last month.

Palace fans will have to wait a little longer to see new signing Jean-Philippe Mateta, while West Ham will welcome back Michail Antonio.

We have reporter Jack Rosser at Selhurst Park.

Follow the game LIVE on Standard Sport below…

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Score prediction: Crystal Palace 0-1 West Ham

Crystal Palace are in a slump at the moment and struggling to get out of it.

West Ham, meanwhile, are looking for a sixth consecutive win and brimming with confidence under David Moyes. Away win and perhaps a clean sheet to boot.

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How to watch

TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the website or BT Sport app.

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Team news

Wilfried Zaha and Christian Benteke are back for Crystal Palace as Jordan Ayew and James McCarthy drop out.

Cheikhou Kouyate replaces the injured James Tomkins.

West Ham make seven changes from the win over Doncaster, with the likes of Declan Rice, Michail Antonio and Jarrod Bowen all returning.

Pablo Fornals and Said Benrahma keep their place.

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Moyes ahead of kick-off

David Moyes wants West Ham to set their sights high but has no intention of making bold predictions about their chances of qualifying for Europe.

The Hammers sit seventh, just two points behind champions Liverpool, and could break into the Premier League’s top four with victory at Crystal Palace on Tuesday.

He said: “We hope that we can continue that (form), but we’re not getting carried away with it and we certainly don’t take it for granted. We’re not going to come out at West Ham and promise something that we can’t deliver.

“I wanted us to try and deliver something. I hoped that it was not going to be relegation, I hoped that we were going to be much higher than that, and we have done, we’ve got ourselves in a really strong position.

“We’re now in a position to try and look upwards, we’re trying to be ambitious in our own way. But we’re also trying to be respectful for where we’ve come from and (to) all the teams around us as well who’ve got some very good teams, and some of the ones below us at this moment in time.”

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Predicted XIs

Confirmed teams to come in just over half an hour. Here’s how Jack Rosser reckons they will look.

Crystal Palace XI (4-4-2): Guaita; Ward, Kouyate, Cahill, Mitchell; Townsend, Milivojevic, McArthur, Eze; Zaha, Benteke

West Ham XI (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Coufal, Dawson, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Rice, Soucek; Bowen, Benrahma, Fornals; Antonio

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West Ham team news

David Moyes has no fresh injury concerns to deal with.

Arthur Masuaku remains sidelined as he recovers from knee surgery.

Moyes could make a number of changes from the side that beat Doncaster in the FA Cup at the weekend.

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Crystal Palace team news

Crystal Palace are set to welcome back Wilfried Zaha evening.

Zaha was absent for the 4-0 loss at Manchester City last time out following a knock but is available once again, although Palace boss Roy Hodgson will be without defender James Tomkins due to “an accident in training”.

Visa issues mean Jean-Philippe Mateta will not make his debut after signing on loan from Mainz last week, while Jeffrey Schlupp, Mamadou Sakho, Wayne Hennessey, Nathan Ferguson and Connor Wickham are all unavailable.

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Hello!

Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Ham.

We have Jack Rosser at Selhurst Park, with kick-off at 6pm.

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Stick with us for all the build-up, action and reaction.


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