Premier League In Focus – Manchester City vs West Ham Preview

When? Sunday 3rd December, 16:00 (UK)

Where? Etihad Stadium

What channel is it on? Sky Sports Premier League

Are tickets still available?

Manchester City - https://tickets.mancity.com/events.aspx

West Ham – SOLD OUT

STATS & FACTS
Head-to-head – last five meetings: Manchester City W3, West Ham W1, D1
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Manchester City W51, West Ham W37, D17
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Manchester City W17, West Ham W9, D6

Manchester City have won their last 12 Premier League matches, with victory over Southampton on Wednesday night creating a club record.

David Silva has had the most assists in the Premier League this season, creating eight goals for his Manchester City teammates.

Raheem Sterling has been directly involved in 12 goals in his last 13 competitive appearances for Manchester City (10 goals, two assists).

Manchester City top the average possession and passing accuracy charts in the Premier League at 66.2% and 88.9% respectively.

They are also the most efficient team in front of goal as they require just 5.6 shots before scoring in the Premier League.

West Ham have the worst disciplinary record in the Premier League this season with 30 bookings and two red cards shown in their direction this season. Not only that but Pablo Zabaleta has the worst individual disciplinary record in the Premier League after picking up six bookings.

After their 4-0 defeat to Everton on Wednesday night, West Ham now have the worst defensive record in the division. They have conceded 30 goals this season - an average of 2.14 goals against per game.

West Ham have failed to win any of their last seven league matches, currently the second longest streak without a win in the Premier League.

West Ham have failed to win their last eight away Premier League matches, while they have drawn a blank in five of them.

MEMORABLE MEETING
It was not a good start to 2014 for West Ham as they made the long trip to the Etihad to face Manchester City in the Capital One Cup. That evening they would be hit for six as Manuel Pellegrini’s men ran riot.