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Palace spirit delights Jedinak

Australian midfielder Mile Jedinak paid tribute to his team's work ethic as Crystal Palace beat West Ham 1-0 to guarantee their Premier League survival.

Andy Carroll was wasteful for the hosts and it was Jedinak, signed in the summer of 2011, who grabbed the headlines with a second-half penalty to secure the spoils.

It was Palace's fifth straight top-flight victory and Jedinak told Sky Sports: "It was tough. We were expecting that with a third game in a week.

"West Ham were desperate for points and we knew they'd throw everything at us but it's just great to keep the momentum going. It was just a magnificent effort."

It has been an incredible turnaround for Tony Pulis' men who seemed certain of suffering the drop two months ago.

Jedinak added: "There's a real togetherness and it's just been hard work but we don't want to let each other down."