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(Premier League) West Ham United Vs Tottenham Hotspor : Match Preview And Predictions

West Ham United Vs Tottenham Hotspor : Match Preview And Predictions

West Ham United Vs Tottenham Hotspur

West Ham United will play host to the Spurs today Friday as they Look to get their fifth game without defeat, which will also help in keeping them above relegation issues by the end of the season.

Tottenham are four points behind League leaders Chelsea and will love to capitalize on this fixture in reducing their lead to just one point this weekend. The Spurs have gone through their last six games winning all but one, which was their Semi Final FA Cup clash against Chelsea. (WWLWWW)

The Hammers have won only one of their last eleven games but have gone through their last five games unbeaten and have lost 22 points from winning positions this season which is a different story compared to the Spurs who have recorded nine wins in a row and have earned 15 points more than any other team in the Premier League since the start of last season.

Team News

For West Ham United, Diafra Sakho, Michail Antonio, Pedro Obiang and Angelo Ogbonna are all out for the season while Andy Carroll and Arthur Masaaki will be racing against time to be fit, who are nursing respective groin and foot problems.

For Tottenham Hotspur, Erik Lamela, Harry Winks and Cameron Carter-Vickers are out of the season while Danny Rose will be absent for the Clash to as he is due to start full training next week.

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic
"This is a big match anyway. It is a derby, whether you need the points or not, it's a derby game against Spurs at our stadium.
"They need points, we need points, so it is a massive game for us and a massive game for them. We will try to get the points that will mathematically secure our status."

Tottenham Mauricio Pochettino

"Of course it is a great opportunity to close the gap but we are playing another derby against West Ham and it will be very tough. The pressure is on us to win.

"The team this week is in a good mood after the victory over Arsenal but this will be another difficult game and we need to be ready to fight."

West Ham United 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur
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