Tottenham vs West Ham United: Match Preview

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Tottenham will host West Ham United in their next game in the Premier League. Spurs are third in the Premier League table with 70 points. West Ham United are on 43 points and sit at the eleventh position.

Tottenham Hotspur won their last game against Brighton & Hove Albion by 1-0. They will be hosting West Ham United next but will also be looking at their next game against Ajax in the semi-finals of UEFA Champions League.

West Ham United, on the other hand, drew their last game against Leicester at home by 2-2.

Form

Tottenham Hotspur – WWLLW

Spurs have been inconsistent with their results lately. But they have put in some good performances regardless of the results. They have lost two games in their last five. Both of those defeats came against Manchester City side and Spurs could have drawn both of the games if it hadn’t been for their poor finishing. They did progress to the semi-finals of UEFA Champions League at the cost of Manchester City.

West Ham United – WLLLD

West Ham United have been in poor form in recent weeks. A lot of that is due to the injury issues they have had in the past few months. They have played Man City, Everton, Man Utd and Chelsea in their last eight games. But they have also dropped points against Cardiff and Leicester.

Injury/Suspensions

Tottenham Hotspur

Serge Aurier, Harry Kane and Moussa Sissoko are all ruled for the game due to injury. Harry Winks and Eric Lamela will go through a late fitness to determine their involvement in the game.

West Ham United

Andriy Yarmolenko, Andy Carroll, Manuel Lanzini and Winston Reid are all unavailable for the game die to injury. Samir Nasri, Javier Hernandez and Carlos Sanchez will be assessed before the game.

Probable Lineups

Tottenham Hotspur

Formation: 4-3-3

Lloris; Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Erikse, Dier, Alli; Son, Llorente, Moura.

West Ham United

Formation: 4-3-3

Fabianski; Zabaleta, Balbuena, Ogbonna, Masuaku; Noble, Rice, Snodgrass; Antonio, Arnautovic, Anderson.

Stadium

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Possible Outcome

Tottenham are fighting with Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United to finish in the top-four. A win against West Ham is extremely important for Pochettino’s men.

Keeping in mind recent performances from Tottenham and West Ham United, we expect Spurs to win this one.

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