- Irons go four clear of drop zone
- Palace sits three above 18th
- Benteke heads opener
- Chicharito wins penalty kick
Benteke had put Palace ahead, but the 12th place Eagles conceded a penalty kick to the 10th place Irons before the game reached the midway point.
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Benteke put Palace ahead in the 24th minute in a goal Eagles fans were expecting to see many times prior: an Andros Townsend cross to forehead of their big Belgian striker.
West Ham made it 1-1 just before halftime, as Javier Hernandez was taken down inside the box. James Tompkins was deservedly the culprit, and Noble converted his chance from the spot.
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