In a mid week match in week 20, on Tue Jan 26th, West Ham United will travel to London to battle Crystal Palace in a clash of the Premier League in the ever popular London derby. In their last match, Crystal Palace recorded a 0-0 scoreless draw against Arsenal. Neither Arsenal nor Crystal Palace could manage to put one past the goalie. They had 12 and 13 shots on net respectively, but no one could score, and the match ended in a 0 – 0 draw,. They’re hoping to improve on their recent performance, having earned only 10 points in their last 10 matches, while west Ham United is fresh off their 1-0 shutout win against Stockport County. Craig Dawson struck first for West Ham United in the 83rd minute, and with that single goal the scoring was complete. Neither team could manage anything else In the end, Stockport County was frustrated by West Ham United’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. West Ham United ended the match with the shutout victory. West Ham United should be reasonably happy with their recent performance, earning 18 points in their last 10 matches.
In their last match together, in London Stadium, West Ham United and Crystal Palace battled to a 1-1 draw. Christian Benteke scored the first goal for Crystal Palace in the 34th minute, then Sébastien Haller tied it up for West Ham United in the 55th minute on a feed from Vladimír Coufal squeezing out at least the one point for West Ham United.
West Ham United’s most prolific scorer has been Tomáš Souček. The Czech midfielder has netted two goals over the last five matches. Crystal Palace is having problems scoring lately. Their top scorers, Wilfried Zaha and Eberechi Eze each only have 1 goal in their last 5
Martin Kelly, Jeffrey Schlupp, Mamadou Sakho, Gary Cahill, Nathan Ferguson and Wayne Hennessey are unavailable to play for Crystal Palace, while David Moyes’s squad will be without Fabián Balbuena, Issa Diop, Ryan Fredericks, Łukasz Fabiański and Arthur Masuaku.