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07 Dec 2017 by TSZ

Premier League In Focus – West Ham vs Chelsea Preview

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When? Saturday 9th December, 12:30 (UK)

Where? London Stadium

What channel is it on? Sky Sports Premier League

Are tickets still available?

West Ham & Chelsea - https://www.livefootballtickets.com/fixtures/west-ham-united-v-chelsea-tickets-english-premier-league.html

Where can I stream the match? Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via Sky Go

HEAD-TO-HEAD
Last five meetings: West Ham W2, Chelsea W2, D1
Premier League meetings: West Ham W11, Chelsea W24, D7
All-time meetings: West Ham W39, Chelsea W49, D20

WEST HAM

Predicted line-up: Adrian; Zabaleta, Ogbonna, Rice, Cresswell; Antonio, Lanzini, Fernandes, Obiang, Masuaku; Sakho

Unavailable: Fonte (Injured), Carroll (Injured)

Doubtful: Reid (Injured), Collins (Injured), Byram (Injured), Hernandez (Injured), Antonio (Injured), Kouyate (Injured)

CHELSEA

Predicted line-up: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Cahill, Rudiger; Zappacosta, Fabregas, Bakayoko, Alonso; Willian, Morata, Hazard

Unavailable: Diego Costa (Out of favour), Musonda (Injured), David Luiz (Injured)

Doubtful:

PREDICTION
West Ham were unfortunate to lose to Manchester City last weekend after taking something of a shock lead at the Etihad. They are still yet to pick up a first win since David Moyes took charge and that wait is expected to continue as an in-form Chelsea make the short trip to East London on Saturday. A sixth league win in seven for Antonio Conte’s men is in the offing.

MEMORABLE MEETING
December 2012 saw these two sides face off with Upton Park as the setting and it would be the home side who would be celebrating after this lunchtime fixture reached its conclusion. The Hammers mounted a late comeback which saw them score three unanswered goals after Juan Mata had put Chelsea ahead early on. A 3-1 win for West Ham and local bragging rights for a few months least.


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