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Pre-Match Round-up: West Ham United

9 February 2019

Crystal Palace host West Ham United today and, while you're waiting for the game to kick-off, why not check out everything you'll want to see from the past week below?

Firstly, start off by reading the Palace Preview, the essential pre-match guide that includes full team news, stats, tactical analysis and a run-down of both sides' form and recent history.

Next up, Roy Hodgson looked ahead to today's clash and praised his attacking options, stating that having a full roster of offensive choices can only benefit the team as they move through the season. To watch the manager's press conference from yesterday in full, head over to Palace TV now.

Cheikhou Kouyate offered Palace TV a lift home and, in the video below, you can hear him open up about leaving Senegal aged 17, his views on English food, the worst passenger from the Eagles' squad and much more.

In the official Palace programme, Steve Parish penned his regular notes and in them, he discussed Michy Batshuayi, the Fulham match and what's happening behind the scenes at Selhurst Park. Read them here now and, for an overview of what's in this week's programme, click here.

To see how the Eagles have been preparing for their clash with the Hammers this afternoon, click here, where Batshuayi has been captured training with the squad this week.

If you fancy something to listen to pre-match, make sure not to miss this week's Official Palace Pod, featuring Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Cheikou Kouyate, Richard Shaw, Hodgson and more.

Want to relive a classic game? Click on the video below, and see if it brings back last-minute memories for you too.

Stay in the loop

The Football Association has released a statement on Wilfried Zaha. Read it here.

Mamadou Sakho was voted as Man of the Match for his display against Fulham.

Wan-Bissaka visited his former primary school earlier in the week and you can see how he got on, as well as the kids' roaring welcome, in the video below.

Doncaster tickets are on sale here and the Club Shop have launched a mid-season sale. Shop now!

Please remember that Selhurst's food and drink outlets are now cashless. Find out more here.

Now, there are two opportunities to meet a pair of sporting legends. Firstly, Neil Shipperley will be serving fans' pints in the Shipperley Bar in the Upper Holmesdale Concourse and, secondly, there will be a Sporting Dinner held with boxing legend Frank Bruno over two nights in May. Buy your place here!

If you can't make the match today, don't miss out on the chance to listen to full commentary of it for just £1.49 with Palace Audio. Find out more.

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