MX23RW : Saturday, March 6 10:58:19| >> :120:53563:53563:

Half-Time Report: Goalless first half at Upton Park

West Ham United and Crystal Palace head into the break level following a goalless first half at Upton Park.

West Ham United and Crystal Palace have headed into half time level following a goalless first half at Upton Park this afternoon.

Julian Speroni of Crystal Palace makes a save from Andy Carroll of West Ham during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Crystal Palace at Boleyn Ground on April 19, 2014© Getty Images

A minute's applause was held ahead of kickoff in memory of West Ham striker Dylan Tombides, who passed away at the age of 20 yesterday following a three-year battle with testicular cancer.

Kevin Nolan tried to pick out Andy Carroll early on, curling the ball in for the striker, but Adrian Mariappa did enough to stop him heading in.

Carroll stopped Palace taking the lead at the other end later in the half, clearing a Kagisho Dikgacoi header off the line.

The visitors started to dominate possession, while Yannick Bolasie, Mariappa and Dikgacoi all had further efforts to break the deadlock, but West Ham did just enough to keep them out.

West Ham believed that they should have had a penalty when Carroll fell under a challenge from Mile Jedinak, but the referee was not interested in their appeals.

Julian Speroni was tested in the Palace goal shortly before the break when Nolan and Carroll both unleashed shots in the space of a minute, but he was able to stop the home side from taking the lead.

ID:150735:cQx:QQ:
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis smiles prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Hull City at Selhurst Park on January 28, 2014
Read Next:
Preview: West Ham vs. Palace
>
Latest Sports Video
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free daily transfer newsletter! Sent twice a day during the transfer window.

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Premier League
Championship
Scottish Premiership
La Liga
Serie A
Bundesliga
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
Coupe de France
League One
League Two
National League
National League North
National League South
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
Turkish Super Lig
Belgian Pro League
Greek Superleague
Swiss Super League
Russian Premier League
Ukrainian Premier League
NIFL Premiership
Welsh Premier League
Segunda Division
Serie B
2.Bundesliga
Eerste Divisie
Copa Diego Maradona
Uruguayan Primera Division
Liga MX
Australian A-League
J1 League
Gallagher Premiership
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27205256173965
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27149453322151
3Leicester CityLeicester27155746311550
4Chelsea27138642251747
5Everton2614483933646
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham2613674031945
7Liverpool27127847351243
8Tottenham HotspurSpurs26126842271542
9Aston Villa251231038271139
10Arsenal26114113427737
11Leeds UnitedLeeds26112134344-135
12Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2797112837-934
13Crystal Palace2797112943-1434
14Southampton2686123144-1330
15Burnley2778121935-1629
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton26511102633-726
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2675142744-1726
18Fulham27411122133-1223
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom2738162056-3617
20Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd2742211643-2714

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!