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Summary

  1. West Brom undefeated in five games
  2. Crystal Palace are in the relegation zone on goal difference

Live Reporting

By Saj Chowdhury

All times stated are UK

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  1. FULL-TIME

    West Brom 0-2 Crystal Palace

    Palace are out of the bottom three.

    Two great goals.

    Is Allardyce about to lead 'the great escape' again?

  2. STOPPAGE TIME

    West Brom 0-2 Crystal Palace

    We have about two minutes remaining.

  3. Amazing Andros!

    West Brom 0-2 Crystal Palace

    What a goal Andros! What a goal!*

    Andros Townsend picks up the ball from the edge of his own area on the left and runs.

    He runs some more.

    And runs some more.

    He then produces a couple of lollipops to baffle Gareth McAuley inside the area, before firing low past Ben Foster.

    Brilliant.

    *The shot took a slight deflection off Jonny Evans.

  4. GOAL - West Brom 0-2 Crystal Palace

    Andros Townsend

  5. SUBSTITUTION

    West Brom 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Baggies midfielder Darren Fletcher is off and forward Jonathan Leko - aged 17 aka the second year of A Levels - comes on.

  6. Pit-stop

    West Brom 0-1 Crystal Palace

    It's a good thing the Baggies medical staff aren't doing F1 tyre changes.

    Jonny Evans is leaking blood from his bandage and it appears to take a while for the home bench to realise. Eventually, the defender is seen too.

    Moments later, Jake Livermore accidentally pushes ref Mike Jones to the ground.

    The home crowd cheer. It was quite funny, I guess.

  7. SUBSTITUTION

    West Brom 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Yohan Cabaye, who provided that great assist for Zaha's goal, is replaced by defender Scott Dann.

  8. SUBSTITUTION

    West Brom 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Allan Nyom is replaced by Hal Robson-Kanu. 

    It's the 20th time the forward has come off the bench - the most used sub in the league this season.

    What an honour!

  9. Post update

    West Brom 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Hal Robson-Kanu is about to come on the Baggies. It needs some of his Euro 2016 magic to give the home side a boost.

    You can barely hear the West Brom fans.

  10. Zaha's goal

    West Brom 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Read my goal description from earlier and imagine the photos below are moving.

    Works doesn't it?

    No?

    Fine, be like that.

    Zaha
    Zaha
    Zaha
  11. SUBSTITUTION

    West Brom 0-1 Crystal Palace

    James McClean is on for Nacer Chadli. 

    McClean has been on the bench for 16 matches and come on in 14 of them. He's covered a lot of bench.

  12. SUBSTITUTION

    West Brom 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt is on the deck. Injured.

    He is consequently taken off on a stretcher. 

    Jeff Schlupp comes on.

  13. CLOSE AGAIN!

    West Brom 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Wilfried Zaha nearly grabs his second. He's on fire - not literally.

    The Ivorian dances into the area - he only has Ben Foster to beat, but falls under pressure from the keeper and the tracking Gareth McAuley.

  14. A brilliant goal

    West Brom 0-1 Crystal Palace

    That wasn't coming.

    Only the second effort on target in the entire match sees Wilfried Zaha score.

    The Ivorian controls a brilliant long diagonal from Yohan Cabaye. He chests down the ball on the left of the area and fires a low, angled shot past Ben Foster.

    An exceptional goal.

  15. GOAL - West Brom 0-1 Crystal Palace

    Wilfried Zaha

  16. Post update

    West Brom 0-0 Crystal Palace

    ...Chadli is on the end of a corner from the left but fires his first-time shot over the bar from 14 yards.

    There was no unjust end for Palace to that passage of play.

  17. Post update

    West Brom 0-0 Crystal Palace

    The Baggies win a corner but the ball appears to come off Nacer Chadli.

    Hmmm...

  18. Post update

    West Brom 0-0 Crystal Palace

    Palace are out of the traps like Mick the Miller, but Andros Townsend's ball from the right is aimless.

  19. KICK-OFF

    West Brom 0-0 Crystal Palace

    We are back under way.

  20. Players back out

    West Brom 0-0 Crystal Palace

    This has got to get better as a spectacle.

    • Will Sakho produce more defensive heroics?
    • Will Evans and Benteke clash heads again?
    • Will Gareth McAuley score for the 20th game running or something?