West Ham United welcome Sheffield United to the London Stadium within the first of a Monday Night time Soccer double-bill.
Victory will see West Ham climb to fifth for no less than just a few hours whereas Sheffield Utd can transfer off the foot of the desk with victory.
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Jesse Lingard is accessible for West Ham after lacking their FA Cup exit at Manchester United by ineligibility, as a result of phrases of his mortgage deal stopping him from that includes in opposition to his father or mother membership.
Michail Antonio (fatigue) can also be set to return after being rested at Outdated Trafford, while Issa Diop and Fabian Balbuena are set to be in competition too after Diop escaped a concussion and Balbuena suffered a calf pressure in warm-up.
Angelo Ogbonna (ankle), Andriy Yarmolenko, Arthur Masuaku (each knee) and Darren Randolph (knee) are dominated out.
Sheffield United may have Enda Stevens again after a knock saved the defender sidelined in latest weeks.
George Baldock (thigh) can also be anticipated to be in competition however Sander Berge (hamstring), Jack Robinson (unspecified) and Jack O’Connell (knee) stay absent.
- West Ham have received two of their final 5 Premier League conferences in opposition to Sheffield United (W2, D1, L2)
- Sheffield Utd are unbeaten in 5 of their final six league journeys to West Ham (W1, D4, L1).
- Simply one in every of final 4 objectives on this fixture failed to return from a striker, with Robert Snodgrass placing West Ham forward in an eventual 1-1 attract October 2019.
- John Egan is the one Sheffield Utd participant to have made a final man sort out within the Premier League this season.
- Michail Antonio has been caught offside extra occasions than some other West Ham participant this season, having discovered himself dominated offside on 11 events in 15 league appearances.
West Ham will definitely be eager to rediscover their spark rapidly after first rate however pretty toothless efforts of their final two matches, as a result of the tip product merely hasn’t been there for the Hammers at Fulham nor Manchester United regardless of robust defensive performances in each video games.
Sheffield Utd in the meantime simply proceed to search out extra confidence with every recreation and have been unfortunate to not get some extent at dwelling to Chelsea final weekend, but have been in a position to bounce again with a dominant FA Cup win over Bristol Metropolis.
Now if they’ll carry that momentum ahead and discover that first objective right here, I can see them getting the win however David Moyes’ Hammers are a tricky crew to beat, making a draw a robust wager.
Prediction: West Ham 1-1 Sheffield United