Vital Football

Latest West Ham United News

What Do The Stats Tell Us?

What Do The Stats Tell Us?

Ahead of the fixture with Crystal Palace we thought we`d look at a few statistics.

Firstly, it seems that we have the edge over Palace, in fixtures at Selhurst Park, in the last 13 meetings we`ve won 5, lost 2 and drawn 6.

However, in the last four meetings with us at Selhurst Park, Crystal Palace remain unbeaten.

The last meeting between the two sides down in South London, ended 3-3, although that was way back in 1998. In fact a draw could be a possibility with 3 of the last 5 encounters ending in a draw.

It should also be pointed out that the away team doesn`t normally come out on top in this fixture, you have to go back to April 1992 the last time an away side triumphed and that was when Palace won 2-0 at Upton Park. Since that fixture there has been 4 home wins and 4 draws.

Recent form suggest that Palace are a little rickety at home having lost 8 of their last 10 home games. As for goals, they are the lowest scorers in the Premier League with just 7.

As for West Ham, be fearful if we go behind, when we`ve gone behind this season we`ve lost on every occasion. Goals, in the first half for us are also a rarity with the Hammers scoring only 3

I hope that has given you some food for thought!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rossy
Date:Monday December 2 2013
Time: 5:51PM

Login to post a comment

Recent West Ham United Articles

Tore Must Be A Permanent Deal

One possible deal that appears to have been generating speculation for a considerable period relates to the possible capture of Gokhan Tore.

West Ham Gazumped for Batshuayi?

The Hammers hopes of landing the Belgian forward Michy Batshuayi appear to hit an unexpected hurdle.

Are Players Set For A Football Exit?

With the country narrowly voting to leave the European Union in Thursday's Referendum, there are certainly plenty of real questions that have to be addressed in terms...

Hammers Youngster Joins Barnsley

Something that almost slipped under the radar as other things occupied my mind, was the departure of Elliot Lee.

Archived Vital West Ham Articles

Vital West Ham articles from

Site Journalists

Rossy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reece Oxford's Future?
Suggested By: rossy
He'll Stay at West Ham!63%
He'll Leave this Summer!4%
He'll Go Out on Loan!33%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent West Ham United Results (view all)

West Ham United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Philtheiron6
2.se15whu1