JOEL Ward has played down the incident involving West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison last night. The Crystal Palace defender was caught on camera being pushed in the face by the youngster after the final whistle. "It was just one of them things, it wasn't anything," said Ward. "It was a hard-fought game and we worked a lot on shape and how to go about it. I felt we were solid, we worked hard as a group and I think we deserved the win in the end. "We are working hard in defence and we're growing in each game. "Tony has been brilliant in training and we've done a lot of work on individual stuff. Maroaune Chamakh got the winner on 42 minutes thanks to a header from Barry Bannan's cross, and Ward was very happy for the Moroccan to get his second goal of the season. "He created some great chances and maybe unlucky not to take a few more," said Ward. "All credit to him, he works so hard and put in a big shift for the team. He showed that. "He brings a different threat in the air for us. He's a great lad and works hard for us. "Any striker, you want them inside the goal and doing what they do best."
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