Brighton vs West Ham Predictions- What do the pundits say?

Brighton did the double over West Ham United in the 2017/18 season, with Jose Izquierdo scoring crackers in BOTH fixtures. The Hammers had different managers for their games against the Seagulls last season, with Slaven Bilic in charge when they lost 3-0 at home in October, and David Moyes in the hot seat when they were beaten 3-1 on the South Coast in February. Today Brighton boss Chris Hughton will be up against a third different West Ham manager, with Manuel Pellegrini taking his charges to the Amex for this Friday night clash. [Read more…]

From Lawro to Merson to Owen- Pundit predictions for Brighton v West Ham

Brighton will be looking to do a league double over West Ham when they take on the Hammers at the AMEX Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Seagulls, winless in 2018 in the league, beat Slaven Bilic’s side 3-0 in the reverse fixture at the London Stadium earlier this season. However the visitors, now managed by David Moyes, became the first West Ham side since 1974 to go the first five games of the calendar year unbeaten after their 1-1 draw in midweek against Palace.

How do the pundits think Brighton v West Ham will finish?

Mark Lawrenson at the BBC reckons Brighton will take this game 2-1 and pick up their first league win of the year. His celebrity opponents for this week, Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and Redskins cornerback Josh Norman, have however tipped the Hammers to win 1-0 and join Liverpool, Chelsea and Man City in the small list of teams to have triumphed at the Amex in the Premier League this season. [Read more…]

Brighton v West Ham preview- Roger East takes charge for first time since Doucoure handball controversy

West Ham will seek to become the first team outside the top four to win at the AMEX Stadium in the Premier League this weekend when they take on Chris Hughton’s Brighton on Saturday afternoon. This will also be referee Roger East’s first top flight game in charge following his controversial decision to allow Abdoulaye Doucoure’s late handball equaliser in the Watford v Southampton fixture last month. [Read more…]

West Ham Player Ratings vs Crystal Palace (A) 2017

Here is how West Ham’s players performed at Selhurst Park over the weekend against Crystal Palace- compiled from various media sources. The Hammers squandered a 2-0 lead and a big opportunity to register their first away league win of the season to draw 2-2 with the Eagles.

Not surprisingly, keeper Joe Hart, who had around half a dozen good saves to keep Palace at bay, and striker Andre Ayew, who scored a peach of a goal, are the highest rated players.

Angelo Ogbonna comes in flak, with his silly challenge on Andros Townsend giving Palace a route back into the game. [Read more…]

Premier League Distance Covered 2017-18 | West Ham lowest after 9 rounds

Despite a poor performance at home against Brighton on Friday night, West Ham thankfully stayed out of the bottom three after the conclusion of Week 9 in the Premier League. Leicester City came out of the drop zone, but Ronald Koeman’s Everton dropped into it after Arsenal claimed their first away win at Goodison Park, running out 5-2 winners over the Toffees. [Read more…]