West Ham vs Manchester United: Preview

LAST MEETING

April 13, 2016 (Boleyn Ground): West Ham 1-2 Man Utd

FORM

West Ham: DDWWL

Man Utd: LWWDW

KEY STATS

  • Manchester United have lost none of their last 14 Barclays Premier League matches against West Ham United (W11 D3 L0)
  • Wayne Rooney has scored 11 goals in 15 league appearances for Man Utd against West Ham, as well as a competition record of seven as an opposition player at the Boleyn Ground
  • Man Utd have averaged 2.19 points from BPL matches played on a Tuesday (P43 W28 D10 L5), the best rate of any side in the competition
  • This will be West Ham’s 384th and final BPL match at the Boleyn Ground, and a win will take the Hammers to 601 points won on home soil in the competition (W167 D97 L119)
  • Manchester United have kept more clean sheets than any other Premier League team this season (18)

TEAM NEWS

West Ham have no new injury worries, but the visitors are likely to be without Matteo Darmian (ankle) after he left Saturday’s 1-0 win over Norwich City on a stretcher, while Anthony Martial (hamstring) is also a doubt after pulling up prior to the Carrow Road clash.

PREDICTED LINEUPS

West Ham XI: Adrian; Cresswell, Ogbonna, Reid, Antonio; Noble, Kouyate, Lanzini; Payet, Carroll, Sakho

Man Utd XI: De Gea; Valencia, Blind, Smalling, Rojo; Schneiderlin, Carrick; Mata, Rooney, Martial; Rashford

PREDICTION: West Ham 1-2 Man Utd


 

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