West Ham vs Tottenham Live Stream and Highlights
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Visitors look for win to further top four ambitions in London derby. Spurs will be aiming for a win to improve their Champions League qualification hopes while the Hammers are targeting safety, sitting only seven points clear of the relegation zone.
West Ham United stands 11th in the EPL with 30 points from 26 matches, having won 8, drawn 6 and lost 12 so far this season. Their present form has seen 1 draw, 3 losses, and 1 win from last five matches. Last five games West Ham have finished 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat. Their current mid-table position is a strong achievement and a positive result for Sam Allardyce’s team in their first year after promotion. But, they have struggled lately.
Tottenham goes 4th in the table with 48 points from 26 games, winning 14, drawing 6 and losing 6 so far this season. The Spurs are just 1 point behind third-placed Chelsea. Also, they have a 4 point space over 5th Arsenal. Tottenham must continue to win to keep their Champions League qualification place. Their present form has seen 2 draws and 3 wins from last five games. Last five away matches the Spurs have finished with 3 draws, 1 loss and 1 win. They have drawn with Lyon in the Europa League in midweek, and have qualified to the next stage.
West Ham head coach Sam Allardyce will be hoping to count on James Collins after the defender missed out previous 6 games. Joey O’Brien is a doubt due to a thigh injury after the defeat at Aston Villa last weekend. George McCartney will miss this game cause of knee injury.
Tottenham head coach Andre Villas-Boas probably will play without forward Jermain Defoe and midfielder Tom Huddlestone due-to little injuries. The good news are that long-term absentee Younes Kaboul is close to his return. Hugo Lloris will replace Brad Friedel between the posts.
West Ham line-up: J. Hart, P. Zabaleta, V. Kompany, M. Nastasić, G. Clichy, Y. Touré, Javi García, David Silva, S. Agüero, J. Milner, E. Džeko.
Last three matches:
Aston Villa 2 – West Ham 1;
West Ham 1 – Swansea 0 ;
Fulham 3 – West Ham 1.
Tottenham line-up: P. Čech, Azpilicueta, B. Ivanović, G. Cahill, A. Cole, F. Lampard, Ramires, Mata, E. Hazard, V. Moses, D. Ba.
Last three matches:
Olympique Lyonnais 1 – Tottenham 1 ;
Tottenham 2 – Olympique Lyonnais 1 ;
Tottenham 2 – Newcastle 1.