West Ham vs Leeds: Preview, team news, and predicted line-ups

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The Match-Week 22 of the Premier League kicks off over the weekend and will feature West Ham United taking on Leeds United on Sunday, 16th January at 07:30 PM IST. The fixture will take place at the London Stadium and hence, will be an away game for the Whites.

West Ham are currently sitting 4th in the league, 2-points ahead of their current top four competition, fifth-placed Arsenal. The Hammers are coming from a dominating 2-0 victory against Norwich. Considering David Moyes’ side already defeated Leeds 2-0 last week in their FA Cup tie, it sure wouldn’t be a surprise if his team did it again.

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

On the other hand, Leeds are currently sitting 16th in the league and have not shown the same potential as they did last season. After the embarrassing FA Cup exit, Marcelo Bielsa’s men will want to seek redemption and vengeance in their upcoming clash.

Leeds United Premier League form: D L L L W

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Team News

West Ham United vs Leeds United: The Hammers’ team news and injury updates:

The Irons will be without Said Benrahma, who is away on AFCON duty. Angelo Ogbonna and Kurt Zouma are set to remain absent, with the latter back in training after a long-term injury.

Moyes is hoping to have one of Tomas Soucek or Mark Noble back but has not confirmed whether they were out with injuries or Covid-19. Nikola Vlasic will make his way to the bench for one of the center-mids.

West Ham United Predicted Lineup: 

Fabianski; Coufal, Dawson, Diop, Cresswell; Rice, Soucek; Bowen, Lanzini, Fornals; Antonio

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West Ham United vs Leeds United: The Whites’ team news and injury updates:

The Whites continue to remain without multiple first team players due to injury, with youngsters Sam Greenwood and Joe Gelhardt adding on to the list. Diego Llorente is also out for the game due to a suspension for five yellow cards.

Nevertheless, there is some good news which will be music to the ears for Leeds fans. Bielsa claims that trio Pascal Struijk, Rodrigo, and Patrick Bamford will be available for selection.

Leeds Predicted Lineup:

Meslier; Ayling, Struijk, Koch, Firpo; Dallas, Klich, Forshaw; Raphinha, Bamford, James

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Our score predictions: West Ham United 3-1 Leeds

The Hammers are in top form this season as they try to earn their Champions League spot. Considering the oppositions’ shaky defence, Moyes would seek to capitalize on the opportunity to secure all 3-points with his attacking arsenal. However, Leeds’ talisman Raphinha will definitely make things difficult for the Irons and may just net a goal in the process.

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