West Ham United take on Everton on the third of April. Two teams are coming off a much-needed international break.
West Ham United
West Ham United have played some good football this season. They started off the season on a high scale by entering the top 4 and having a considerable lead over other teams. The David Moyes-led team managed to defeat Liverpool and Chelsea, An unbelievable feat. However, West Ham’s happiness was short as they started losing ground over the course of the season.
Placed at 7th position, West Ham would be aiming for European football next season. This could prove challenging to West Ham as the teams above them are Manchester United, Spurs, and Arsenal. All of them aiming for a Champions League spot. West ham have accumulated 48 points in 30 games. West Ham needs to win all of their 8 games to have a chance of entering the top 6.
Everton have been abysmal this season. With Carlo Ancelotti leaving in the summer for Real Madrid, Everton have found themselves in the midst of an array of managerial changes. Frank Lampard faces an uphill battle as he finds himself in a “bit” of trouble. Everton have been disarrayed and are at 17th position, Just a spot off relegation. However, Everton have 11 more games and they need to win every game to avoid relegation. Everton has to be on their toes against West Ham if they are to win this match.
Date, Kick-Off and Venue
The match kicks off at 6:30 pm IST on 3rd April at London Stadium.
West Ham vs Everton team news
West Ham United winger Jarrod Bowen is most likely to miss the match as he is recovering from an injury.
Andros Townsend is out for the rest of the season due to injury. Manuel Lanzini was involved in a serious car accident but has managed to remain safe. But, he is most likely to miss the match due to the precautionary checks involved. Due to the red card received against Newcastle, Allan will miss the match. Donny Van De Beek will be available for selection.
Both teams enter the game needing a win. However, Everton are likely to lose as they haven’t quite adapted to Lampard’s playstyle fully.
West Ham United to win 3:0
Head to Head
West Ham: 42
Follow us on Twitter for more Football Updates