Crystal Palace 1-0 Hull City Highlights
Crystal Palace moved up to 14th in the Premier League table as Jason Puncheon’s first-half goal gave Tony Pulis’s side victory over 10-man Hull.
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Venue: Selhurst Park
Date: Tuesday, 28 January, 2014
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In the last meeting between these sides at Selhurst Park, veteran striker Kevin Phillips scored a hat-trick for Palace in a 4-2 Championship win in March 2013.
Hull haven’t won at Selhurst Park in their last 10 visits in all competitions, dating back to an old Division Two fixture in October 1985. They have scored a total of just nine goals in those matches.
When Palace won 1-0 at the KC Stadium in November it halted a run of eight games without a victory for the Eagles and was their first points won away from home this season.
Since Tony Pulis took over at Palace they have averaged 1.30 points per match compared with 0.58 per game before his arrival.
They have scored just 14 league goals this season in 22 matches – three less than the next lowest scorers, Cardiff. Palace have scored 49 fewer league goals than Manchester City have managed from the same amount of games.
Crystal Palace have recouped only one point from a match where they have been trailing at some stage this season, which is fewer than any other team in the top flight.
After failing to keep a clean sheet in their first 10 matches of the season, in which they conceded 21 goals, they have kept six clean sheets in the subsequent 12 and have let in just 10 goals.
Those six clean sheets is as many as Liverpool and Manchester United have kept this season.
Sixteenth place is the highest position they have occupied in the Premier League since 31 August.
They have only lost more matches at this stage of the season (14 defeats out of 22) once in the club’s top-flight history (1980-81, 15 losses).
Hull City have failed to score in their last three Premier League games – only Aston Villa have failed to score in four successive top-flight matches this season.
They have only won one of their last nine league matches – a 6-0 victory over Fulham.
No team has picked up fewer away points than Hull this season (five, level with Stoke).
This will be Hull’s 50th Premier League away game, but they have only managed to win six of their previous 49 (D14 L29).
Three of those six away wins have come in London (once at Arsenal, Tottenham and Fulham).
They have kept six clean sheets this season in the Premier League, but none of these have come away from home.
The Tigers have fired in the fewest shots on target of any team in the Premier League this season (67).
They have had 13 different players score a league goal this season (excluding own goals) – only West Brom (14) have had more.