Oliver Glasner provides refreshing Crystal Palace injury update after 5-2 West Ham win

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Crystal Palace continue climbing strong under Oliver Glasner after another impressive win.

Crystal Palace beat West Ham 5-2 without even looking like trying after another entertaining outing at Selhurst. last week, they turned up at Anfield and beat Liverpool- and this weekend, they ramped it up by scoring five in front of their fans. 

Michael Olise opened the scoring, and his partner in crimeEberechi Eze then added the second with a superb bicycle kick.  Palmieri turned into his own net under pressure from Daniel Munoz for Palace's third. 

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Then Jean-Philippe Mateta became the first Palace player to score in four consecutive games in the last two years, making it 4-0. West Ham reduced the deficit to 4-1 thanks to Michail Antonio's effort but Mateta returned to score his ninth league goal of the campaign, ensuring that Palace fans enjoyed every minute of the game. 

Not even a scuffed Dean Henderson clearance that went into the net, making it 5-2 could dim the strength of the performance for the Eagles. The only concern on the day was youngster Adam Wharton being forced off but after the game, manager Oliver Glasner said he didn't think it was anything serious. 

The Palace manager said: “It was a coming together of his knees and I haven't spoken to the medical team but I don’t think it was anything serious.” 

Injuries beginning to lift for flying Eagles 

This was the first back-to-back victories for the Eagles under Glasner who has instantly introduced a new brand of football in south London. This was also only the sixth time this season that Michael Olise and Eberechi Eze both started a league game together. 

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Palace remain 14th on the league table, with 36 points but more importantly, they are now 11 points off the relegation zone and will all but secure Premier League football for another season if they can beat Newcastle United

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