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CRY vs WHU Dream11 Prediction for Crystal Palace vs West Ham Premier League Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

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CRY vs WHU Dream11: Both teams enter this local derby in confident mood and a feisty affair is expected with each not afraid to take the fight to the opposition. Each of West Ham’s last two league matches have seen over 2.5 goals scored, with the same outcome occurring in Crystal Palace’s most recent four fixtures. When considering that both sides are expected to be missing first-choice defenders, attack is likely to rule the roost here as the two London-based clubs search for the three points. Crystal Palace boasts home advantage, whilst a West Ham win keeps them inside the top five so neither will want to settle for draw.

Match Details

Date: January 1, Saturday
Kick-Off: 11.00 pm (IST)
Venue: Selhurst Park, London

Premier League Table:

Crystal Palace are at the 11th place in the current season. On the other side, West Ham are residing in the 5th spot of the table.

Premier League Live

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Recent Form

Crystal Palace: LWDLW

West Ham: DLLLW

Head to Head

West Ham United have won 24 of their last 63 encounters against Crystal Palace, giving them a significant advantage going into Saturday’s game. In that time, the Eagles have won 16 games and shared the spoils on 23 times.

CRY vs WHU Dream11 Prediction Details

Crystal Palace News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Conor Gallagher missed out altogether against Watford amid rumours of him testing positive for COVID-19. He is not expected to return here.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Wilfried Zaha returns from suspension for Crystal Palace in his penultimate game before departing for the African Cup of Nations.
  • After this game, Cheikhou Kouyate, Jordan Ayew, and Jeffrey Schlupp will all depart.
  • Odsonne Edouard, who was involved in all three of Crystal Palace’s goals against Watford in midweek, will keep his spot.

Crystal Palace Starting XI (Likely)

Butland
Ward
Tomkins
Guehi
Mitchell
Gallagher
Kouyate
Schlupp
Ayew
Edouard
Zaha

West Ham News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Angelo Ogbonna, Kurt Zouma and Aaron Cresswell are all expected to miss out once again for David Moyes’ side.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Declan Rice returns for West Ham and will regain his starting spot despite the fact Mark Noble scored in their 4-1 win over Watford in midweek.
  • Arthur Masuaku may rotate into the side for one of Ben Johnson or Vladimir Coufal on Saturday.

West Ham Starting XI (Likely)

Fabianski
Coufal
Dawson
Diop
Johnson
Soucek
Rice
Bowen
Lanzini
Benrahma
Antonio

Crystal Palace vs West Ham Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Wilfried Zaha’s goal-scoring form has been well maintained this season as well. This season, the dynamic striker has already scored five goals and will be an ideal captain choice for any fantasy team.

Goals last season 11
Goals this season 5
Assists 1

This season, Michail Antonio has a total of 7 goals and 5 assists. He’s been in excellent form recently and comes into this game having scored in the previous one. He is a good pick for this clash.

Goals last season 10
Goals this season 7
Assists 5

Differential Pick

Jordan Ayew has been a sensation for Crystal Palace in this season. Though he has five goals and two assists this season, he a no short of a viable fantasy option.

GK: Fabianski
DEF: Ward, Dawson, Coufal
MID: Ayew, Lanzini, Schlupp, Bowen
FOR: Zaha, Edouard, Antonio

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Who will win today’s CRY vs WHU match?

  • Crystal Palace eased to a 3-0 win over Norwich in midweek, while West Ham thrashed Watford 4-1.
  • Palace have a strong home record with only one defeat at Selhurst Park all season, though they now have a tough run ahead of them.
  • West Ham have only won two of their last eight matches away from home, though the 4-1 win in midweek was at Watford.
  • Both teams have scored in each of the last nine matches between the two sides. We should get an entertaining game here.

Odds to Win:

The odds in favor of a draw in this clash is 3.66 as per bet365.

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Jeet Ghosh

Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with years of experience. He is a Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication from Jadavpur University. Jeet is a sports lover but has a special liking for football. He has worked as a football writer with The Citizen, Sportsflashes, Sportskeeda. He follows the football leagues around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.

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