LONDON. West Ham United overcame Crystal Palace.
LONDON. West Ham United beat Crystal Palace. Crystal Palace was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (62%).
The match was played at the Selhurst Park stadium in London on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Darren England with the help of Stuart Burt and Simon Bennett. The 4th official was Jarred Gillett. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.8 degrees Celsius or 55.09 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 89%.
Crystal Palace was in firm control of the ball 62% while West Ham United was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Crystal Palace was more aggressive with 78 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 6 were on target. Anyhow, West Ham United was capable to find the solution to win this match.
Crystal Palace shot 22 times, 6 on target, 16 off target. On the other side, West Ham United shot 10 times, 5 on target, 5 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Crystal Palace. On the opposite side, West Ham United received 2 yellow cards (B. Johnson and A. Masuaku).
After playing this match, Crystal Palace will stay with 23 points to stay in the 11th place. On the other side, West Ham United will have 31 points like Manchester United to move up in the 6th place.
M. AntonioGoal! Crystal Palace 0, West Ham United 1. Michail Antonio - West Ham United - shot with right foot from few metres to the centre of the goal. Assist - Saïd Benrahma with a cross.
M. LanziniGoal! Crystal Palace 0, West Ham United 2. Manuel Lanzini - West Ham United - shot with left foot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assist - Declan Rice.
B. JohnsonJordan Ayew - Crystal Palace - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Ben Johnson - West Ham United
M. Lanzini (Penalty)Missed chance. Will Hughes - Crystal Palace - shot with left foot from outside the box missed. Assist - Odsonne Édouard. VAR Decision: Penalty West Ham United. Penalty conceded by Luka Milivojevic - Crystal Palace - with a hand ball in the penalty area. Goal! Crystal Palace 0, West Ham United 3. Manuel Lanzini - West Ham United - converts the penalty with a shot with right foot to the left corner. First Half ended - Crystal Palace 0, West Ham United 3. Substitution - West Ham United. Arthur Masuaku for Ben Johnson. Second Half starts Crystal Palace 0, West Ham United 3.
A. MasuakuArthur Masuaku - West Ham United - receive yellow card for a foul. Michael Olise - Crystal Palace - won a free kick on the right wing. Fouled by Arthur Masuaku - West Ham United
O. EdouardGoal! Crystal Palace 1, West Ham United 3. Odsonne Édouard - Crystal Palace - shot with right foot from few metres to the centre of the goal. Assist - Michael Olise with a cross.
M. OliseGoal! Crystal Palace 2, West Ham United 3. Michael Olise - Crystal Palace - from a free kick with a shot with left foot to the left corner. Marc Guéhi - Crystal Palace - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Michail Antonio - West Ham United Hand ball by Michail Antonio - West Ham United Second Half ended - Crystal Palace 2, West Ham United 3. Missed chance. Jean-Philippe Mateta - Crystal Palace - shot with right foot from the centre of the box is close, but missed to the left. Assist - Jeffrey Schlupp.
West Ham United will host Norwich City on the 12th of January with a 4-1 head to head stats in favor of West Ham United (3 draws).
Crystal Palace: Formation and Lineups
Crystal Palace started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Patrick Vieira chose to play with the following team: Vicente Guaita , Joel Ward , Joachim Andersen , Marc Guéhi , Tyrick Mitchell , Jeffrey Schlupp , Luka Milivojević , Will Hughes , Jordan Ayew , Christian Benteke and Odsonne Édouard .
Crystal Palace made 3 changes: L. Milivojevic for J. Mateta (60′), C. Benteke for M. Olise (68′) and W. Hughes for J. Riedewald (75′).
Top player: Michael Olise
The player who no doubt impressed Crystal Palace the most was Michael Olise.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 8 passes (100% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 4. He performed 5 crosses.
His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 68′.
West Ham United: Formation and Lineups
West Ham United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the opposite side, David Moyes played with: Łukasz Fabiański , Vladimír Coufal , Craig Dawson , Issa Diop , Ben Johnson , Declan Rice , Tomáš Souček , Jarrod Bowen , Manuel Lanzini , Saïd Benrahma and Michail Antonio .
West Ham United made 3 changes: B. Johnson for A. Masuaku (46′), S. Benrahma for N. Vlasic (71′) and M. Lanzini for M. Noble (88′).
Top player: Manuel Lanzini
Probably the most impressive player in West Ham United was Manuel Lanzini.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 47 passes (87% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 4. He performed 1 cross.
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