West Ham United v Manchester Metropolis
Adrian returns in objective for West Ham in opposition to Manchester Metropolis as a result of Joe Hart can not face his father or mother membership.
Captain Mark Noble hopes to shake off a niggling damage and fellow midfielder Manuel Lanzini is absolutely match after a knee downside.
Manchester Metropolis have Fernandinho accessible after a two-match ban, whereas Benjamin Mendy might once more characteristic.
Sergio Aguero is unavailable after knee surgical procedure and John Stones remains to be a doubt with a groin damage.
MOTD COMMENTATOR’S NOTES
Steve Wilson: “Yet another win could be sufficient for West Ham to really feel safe within the Premier League after which it is all about whether or not David Moyes needs to remain, and whether or not they need him to remain.
“The issues at West Ham – and there are a lot of of them – could be sufficient to make anybody want to discover employment elsewhere, and Moyes has most likely accomplished simply sufficient to draw different gives. First issues first although – get that win.
“It is not prone to come in opposition to Manchester Metropolis, who require six extra targets and 6 extra factors from their 4 remaining video games to make this a Premier League record-breaking marketing campaign.”
WHAT THE MANAGERS SAY
West Ham supervisor David Moyes: “I do not know if there’s any good time to play Manchester Metropolis, the shape they’re in, the gamers they have accessible and the standard of these gamers, however no, we have now to play all of them twice and we are going to do all the things we will to provide them a sport, make it as robust as we will.
“The target is to attempt to take all of the factors.”
Manchester Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardiola: “I mentioned earlier than – for those who break the information, quickly or later they are going to be damaged once more.
“The information aren’t ceaselessly. They only assist us to maintain targeted on what we have now to do. Enjoying soccer with out something, you play lazy typically.”
Manchester Metropolis might need the title within the bag already, however there is no such thing as a method their supervisor Pep Guardiola will allow them to take the foot off the fuel.
Metropolis wish to break information, be it for many factors in a Premier League season or most targets and they are going to be going for it at London Stadium. I simply do not see the Hammers stopping them.
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- West Ham have misplaced their two earlier matches in opposition to Manchester Metropolis at London Stadium by an mixture rating of 9-0.
- Manchester Metropolis have gained all 4 aggressive matches in opposition to the Hammers below Pep Guardiola.
West Ham United
- West Ham have misplaced solely one among their final seven Premier League residence video games (W3, D3).
- Nonetheless, they’ve gained simply twice of their final 11 league fixtures (D4, L5).
- The Hammers have gained solely one among their 16 Premier League matches this season in opposition to groups presently within the prime half of the desk (D5, L10).
- David Moyes misplaced simply six of his 22 Premier League matches in opposition to Manchester Metropolis as Everton boss (W12, D4) – since leaving the Toffees, he has misplaced all 5.
- Marko Arnautovic has scored three targets in his final 4 video games.
- Manchester Metropolis have gained their final 4 away matches within the Premier League, having been winless of their earlier three.
- They want six extra factors to eclipse the Premier League file tally of 95 set by Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea in 2004-05.
- Metropolis have scored 98 Premier League targets this season – solely three groups have reached 100 targets in a single season within the competitors’s historical past: Chelsea’s 103 in 2009-10, Metropolis themselves with 102 in 2013-14 and Liverpool’s 101 in the identical season.
- The Residents are one win away from equalling Chelsea’s file of 30 victories in a single Premier League marketing campaign, set final season.
- David Silva has scored 4 and assisted two targets in his six away matches in opposition to West Ham for Metropolis in all competitions, scoring in each matches at London Stadium.
|Most possible rating: 0-2||Chance of draw: 17%|
|Chance of residence win: 10%||Chance of away win: 73%|
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