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West Ham vs Burnley: Preview, team news, key facts, predicted lineup

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With Gameweek 33 of the Premier League set to kickoff, West Ham host Burnley at the London Stadium following their triumph in the quarter-finals of the Europa League on Sunday.

West Ham comes into the game after a fantastic 3-0 win over Lyon in the quarter-finals of the Europa League. While last time around in the Premier League, the London side suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Brentford. The club are currently 6th in the Premier League table. They have picked up 51 points from 31 league games so far this term.

West Ham United Premier League form: L W L W L

While Burnley comes into the game after a dissipating 2-0 loss against fellow relegation contenders Norwich City. The club also sacked their legendary manager Sean Dyche on Friday. Club captain Ben Mee looks set to be in charge of the side going into the West Ham clash. The club is currently 18th in the Premier League table. They have picked up 24 points from 30 league games so far this term.

Burnley Premier League form: L L L W L

Key facts

  • West Ham have failed to score in five of their last eight league meetings against Burnley.
  • While Burnley have won two of their last four away league meetings against West Ham.
  • The hammers have earned 25 points from their last 27 points available against teams in the relegation zone.
  • The hammers have scored in each of their last 17 Premier League games.
  • While Burnley have conceded at least two goals in their last six Premier League matches.

Team news

Kurt Zouma is set to be out for the rest of the season due to injury. He joins Angelo Ogbonna on the sidelines for the rest of the season. Aaron Cresswell should be back in the starting lineup. Lukasz Fabianski after missing the Europa League tie due to suspension. Lukasz Fabianski should also be back in the starting lineup to replace Alphonse Areola.

Ben Mee looks set to take charge on the sidelines as the manager. Nathan Collins and James Tarkowski look set to remain in the heart of the defence. Erik Pieters is also ruled out, and Johann Berg Gudmundsson is also out due to a calf injury. ‘

Predicted lineup

West Ham United predicted lineup:

Fabianski; Johnson, Dawson, Diop, Cresswell; Rice, Soucek; Bowen, Benrahma, Fornals; Antonio

Burnley predicted lineup:

Pope; Roberts, Collins, Tarkowski, Taylor; Lennon, Westwood, Brownhill, Cornet; Rodriguez, Weghorst

West Ham vs Burnley: Prediction

With West Ham United’s recent good form in the front of goal and Burnley’s horrible record at the back. There is no doubt that West Ham will score a few goals. But with Burnely sacking their manager, there is also expected to be a turn-up of performance by the Burnley squad.

Prediction: West Ham 2:1 Burnley

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