Everton v West Ham Predictions- What do the pundits say?

The Premier League resumes after a two week international break and West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini will be desperately hoping for a change in fortunes. His side have lost their first four games of the season, and this clash, away at Goodison Park, is shaping up to be a very important one, with Chelsea and Manchester United their next opponents after the Toffees.

Everton have won more games against West Ham than any other opponent in the Premier League.

What did the pundits have to say about West Ham’s chances at Goodison Park? [Read more…]

West Ham v Wolves H2H Premier League Stats- How many have WHUFC won?

Since the modern Premier League era began in 1992, West Ham and Wolverhampton Wanderers have only played each other four times in the top flight. These four games were during the 2009/10 and 2010/11 league seasons.

West Ham have won 2 games, with one game being won by Wolves and one ending in a draw.

15 August, 2009– Wolves 0-2 West Ham (Mark Noble 22, Matthew Upson 69)

23 March, 2010– West Ham 1-3 Wolves (Guillermo Franco 90/Kevin Doyle 27, Ronald Zubar 58, Matt Jarvis 61) [Read more…]

West Ham v Wolves Predictions- What do the pundits say?

After their midweek EFL Cup success against AFC Wimbledon, will West Ham be able to pick up their first points of the new Premier League season against Wolves? The Hammers were beaten by Unai Emery’s Arsenal last weekend while Wolves held defending champions Man City to a draw at Molineux.

West Ham are currently bottom table of the table while Wolves are in 14th place, having picked up two points from their first three games.

Here is what pundits had to say about this clash

Mark Lawrenson: Lawro says West Ham “have frightened him defensively”, [Read more…]

More Premier League losses to Arsenal than any other side- H2H stats ahead of West Ham’s Round 3 game

West Ham will be looking to avoid a third straight Premier League defeat under Manuel Pellegrini when they visit the Emirates to take on Arsenal this weekend. The H2H stats between the two teams in the Premier League doesn’t make for great reading though- here are some of them ahead of this Saturday afternoon clash.

West Ham Premier League record against Arsenal

Played 44- Won 7, Drawn 9, Lost 28

In the modern Premier League era, West Ham have lost MORE to Arsenal than any other side.

Goal scoring woes

Amongst all teams that they have played 40 times or more in the Premier League, West Ham have scored the FEWEST goals against Arsenal (31 goals in 44 games) [Read more…]

Arsenal v West Ham predictions- What do the pundits say?

It’s a clash between two teams with high profile new managers, who are both looking for their first points of the new Premier League season after suffering defeats in their opening two games of the 2018/19 campaign.

Will Unai Emery get his first league win as Arsenal manager? Or will Manuel Pellegrini get the better of his opposite number at the Emirates? Here is a look at what pundits predict for this Matchweek 3 fixture.

Mark Lawrenson: Lawro says that West Ham were “hopeless defensively” in their games against Liverpool and Bournemouth, and has predicted a 2-0 win for Arsenal. [Read more…]

West Ham v Brighton & Hove Albion- Friday clash at the London Stadium

Friday’s solitary Premier League clash sees West Ham host newbies Brighton at the London Stadium.

This is the third time West Ham have played a top flight fixture at home on a Friday, and encouragingly for their fans, both of those fixtures (against Coventry back in 1997 and against Spurs last season) ended in wins. The Hammers have lost only one of their last five games in all competitions, and coach Slaven Bilic will definitely be looking at this clash against the Seagulls as a great opportunity to put three points in the bag. [Read more…]

This game last season- West Bromwich Albion 4-2 West Ham United (2016-17)

Ahead of this weekend’s game at the Hawthorns, we take a look at what happened in the corresponding fixture last season. This fixture will take place on the 16th of September, 2017- last season’s took place on the 17th of September, 2016.

West Brom powered themselves to a 4-0 lead by the hour mark, with Nacer Chadli netting a double (including one penalty) and Salomon Randon and James McClean also getting on the scoresheet, as the Baggies registered their first home win since March.

Goals from Antonio and Lanzini (PG) lent a sense of respectability to the scoreline for West Ham. None of the three subs used by Bilic that afternoon- Feghouli, Calleri and Fletcher, are with the club currently [Read more…]

Player news ahead of Albion game- Arnautovic back, Noble & Lanzini to sit out

Marko Arnautovic is available for selection for this weekend’s game against West Bromwich Albion after serving his three game ban (he was red carded against Southampton for elbowing Stephens, which many fans regard as a reason for them losing that fixture to Saints).

However Bilic also revealed that Mark Noble’s knee has not fully healed and the Albion game will come too soon for him, with Bolton looking like a more achievable return target for the veteran midfielder. [Read more…]

Masuaku earns maiden DR Congo call up

Talented left back Arthur Masuako has earned his maiden DR Congo call up after coach Florent Ibenge named him in his 36 member squad for the country’s key qualifiers against Tunisia in September. The 23 year old has represented France at junior level (he was born in Lille), but pledged his international allegiance to DR Congo earlier this year. [Read more…]