Crystal Palace 0-1 West Brom Highlights
Salomon Rondon’s header was enough to give West Brom a narrow win over Crystal Palace in a dreary Premier League opener at Selhurst Park.
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Kick off: 15:00 BST
Venue: Selhurst Park
Date: 13 Aug 2016
Crystal Palace have won three of their last 13 home league games against West Bromwich Albion (D6, L4).
None of the last 22 games between these sides have ended in goalless draws. The last 0-0 came in a second tier match at The Hawthorns in 1999.
The Eagles have only won one of their last eight season-opening games on home turf (D4, L3) – a 3-2 win against Leicester in 2010.
Palace have claimed 11 Premier League points in 2016 – fewer than any other side still in the top flight.
They have lost 12 of their 19 Premier League matches in 2016 (W2, D5).
Palace had a shot conversion rate of 11.11% in last season’s Premier League – only relegated Aston Villa (9.75%) fared worse.
Crystal Palace lost the 2016 FA Cup final to Manchester United – the previous two beaten cup finalists have been relegated from the Premier League in the following season (Hull City and Aston Villa).
West Bromwich Albion
West Brom have scored 53 goals in 56 Premier League games under Tony Pulis.
They failed to win their final nine league games last season (D4, L5) after beating Manchester United on 6 March.
The Baggies have won their opening Premier League match just once in 10 attempts.