West Ham vs Manchester United
English Premier League 2016/17
2nd January, 17:15 pm BST
Olympic Stadium, London
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West Ham Team News & Preview
West Ham host Manchester United in the Premier League later today, and the Hammers will be hoping to bounce back from their 1-0 defeat against Leicester City a few days ago.
Slaven Bilić‘s men are in impressive form, despite their loss against Leicester, and have won three of their last four Premier League games.
West Ham were thrashed by United in the league cup earlier this season, and the Hammers will be looking to avenge that defeat in front of their own fans when the two sides meet tonight.
However, the home side are likely to be without several key players for the visit of Manchester United. Mark Noble isn’t expected to feature after being forced off against Leicester. Alvaro Arbeloa and Arthur Masuaku are a long way away from returning to full fitness. Diafra Sakho and Gökhan Tore are injured, as well.
Predicted West Ham Starting Lineup (4-2-3-1): Randolph; Nordtveit, Ogbonna, Reid, Cresswell; Kouyate, Obiang; Payet, Lanzini, Antonio; Carroll
Manchester United Team News & Preview
Manchester United seem to have found their rhythm under José Mourinho. The Red Devils are on a five-match winning run at the moment and will be full of confidence heading into this game.
United were rampant against West Ham in the league cup and will hope to replicate that performance tonight as well.
Eric Bailly and Wayne Rooney are the only absentees for Mourinho this week. The defender is away on international duty, and Rooney is still struggling with his fitness.
Predicted Manchester United Starting Lineup (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Valencia, Smalling, Rojo, Blind; Carrick, Herrera; Martial, Pogba, Mkhitaryan; Ibrahimovic
West Ham vs Manchester United Key Stats
Manchester United have won their last 5 matches in the Premier League.
Manchester United are undefeated in 14 of their last 15 matches against West Ham in all competitions.
Manchester United have scored at least 2 goals in their last 4 matches in the Premier League.
West Ham vs Manchester United Betting Tips
Manchester United have scored at least 2 goals in 6 of their last 7 away matches against West Ham in all competitions. Over 2.5 goals seem likely.
Manchester United are in superb form right now. Bet on the Red Devils to win tonight.
West Ham vs Manchester United Prediction
West Ham are in good form right now, and they will certainly perform better than they did against United in the league cup.
However, United have form and momentum with them and will fancy their chances here. Mark Noble’s absence is a major blow for the home side.
An away win seems likely.
West Ham 1-2 Manchester United