• West Ham have only lost one of their 12 previous home league games against Crystal Palace (W6 D5).
  • Crystal Palace have won just five of their 24 away London derbies in the Barclays Premier League (D5 L14).
  • Against Everton in midweek Palace scored 3+ goals in successive away games for the first time in their top-flight history.
  • Only once in top-flight history have Palace won five games in a row before (December 1992).
  • If the season had started when Tony Pulis took charge of Palace, the Eagles would be in eighth place.
  • Only Chelsea (14) have conceded fewer goals than Palace (20) in the period Pulis has been in charge.
  • Palace have conceded fewer goals (20) in Pulis’ 22 games in charge than they did in the previous 12 this season (21).
  • West Ham have lost five of their last seven Premier League games.
  • Palace have scored only 16 goals from open play this season yet have 40 points.
  • The last time both of these sides were in the top-flight and both avoided relegation was the 1971-72 season.