Premier League: West Ham United vs Chelsea Preview, Team News, Betting Odds and TV Guide

Chelsea will be confident of maintaining their impressive run against struggling West Ham United

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Chelsea, the reigning Premier League champions, have picked up momentum despite an early slip-up and are now chasing the second spot of the league table currently occupied by Manchester United.

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Their midweek draw against Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge has allowed AS Roma to finish as group leaders in the prestigious Champions League competition and the second-placed Chelsea will have an eye on the pre-quarterfinal draws that will be held a couple of days later of their weekend trip to Olympic Stadium to face 19th-placed West Ham United who, despite a dismal inception, have shown signs of improvement under David Moyes and their spirited display against league leaders Manchester City will make Chelsea boss Antonio Conte cautious ahead of the Saturday meeting.

West Ham United vs Chelsea Injuries And Suspensions

Chelsea do not have any major injury absentees except David Luiz who will miss the trip with a knee injury.

West Ham, on the other hand, are set to miss out a plethora of stars due to injury concerns. Jose Fonte and Andy Carroll are ruled out with their respective ankle and knee injuries whereas Cheikh Kouyate and James Collins are highly uncertain with their hamstring strains. Sam Byram is a doubt too with his thigh injury whereas the likes of Winston Reid, Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez and Michail Antonio will go through late fitness tests ahead of the Chelsea clash.

West Ham United vs Chelsea Injuries And Suspensions

West Ham United:


Subs: Adrian, Marko Arnautovic, Diafra Sakho, Andre Ayew, Javier Hernandez, Quina, Ben Johnson.

Chelsea:


Subs: Willy Caballero, Davide Zappacosta, Antonio Rudiger, Michy Batshuayi, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Pedro, Willian.

West Ham United vs Chelsea Last Meeting

Their last meeting at London Stadium ended 2-1 in favor of the defending Champions who had a two-goal lead via Eden Hazard and Diego Costa. Manuel Lanzini pulled one back late in the game.

West Ham United vs Chelsea Key Players

West Ham will be relying on the likes of Manuel Lanzini and Andre Ayew to score goals. Michail Antonio and Javier Hernandez will be instrumental if declared fit to feature against the Blues.

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Chelsea have in-form Eden Hazard and hitman Alvaro Morata who will lead the line against the Hammers. Pedro and Willian will be threats too as both of them have been influential from the bench in recent weeks.

West Ham United vs Chelsea Head-To-Head

West Ham Win: 39

Draw: 20

Chelsea Win: 49

West Ham United vs Chelsea Current Form ( In All Competitions)

West Ham United: L-L-D-L-L-D

Chelsea: D-W-W-D-W-W

West Ham United vs Chelsea Betting Odds ( Subject To Change)

West Ham United: 6

Draw: 10/3

Chelsea: 9/20

West Ham United vs Chelsea Live Streaming:

The game is scheduled for Saturday from 6:00 p.m. IST and will be telecast on Star Sports Select1 and Select HD1 for Indian viewers. However, for online streaming links, send us a message to our official Facebook page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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