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West Ham vs Newcastle United: Match preview, team news, and predicted lineups

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West Ham United will be hosting Newcastle United on Saturday. The picture will take place at 6:00 pm IST on 19th February at the London Stadium. West Ham will play their 26th match of the league whereas Newcastle will play their 24th match of the league. Newcastle have won their last three consecutive matches and are out of the relegation zone and will look forward to continuing this form against West Ham.

West Ham recently came back from a goal down against Leicester to draw the match in the final minutes of the game. The Hammers are in a position where they are challenging for a spot in the Champions League. If they do finish fourth or better, it will be the first time in their history that they will be playing in the Champions League.

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

Newcastle United have recently got out of the relegation zone after their three-match winning streak. The signings they made in January are paying off and could save them from relegating this season. They have immense momentum right now and could give West Ham a tough fight for the three points.

Newcastle United Premier League form: D D W W W

Team News

West Ham United vs Newcastle United: The Hammers team news

David Moyes is hopeful of having Kurt Zouma available as he had to drop out last minute against Leicester City despite his controversies. Although Issa Diop was impressive against Leicester, Moyes has favored playing Zouma and is likely to start ahead of Zouma.

Angelo Ogbonna also remains sidelined due to a Crucial Ligament Injury but there are no other injury concerns for the Hammers. David Moyes will be happy with the squad he has to face Newcastle as most of his players are available for selection.

West Ham United possible starting lineup

Lukasz Fabiański; Aaron Cresswell, Craig Dawson, Valdimir Coufal, Issa Diop; Manuel Lanzini, Tomas Souček, Declan Rice; Pablo Fornals, Michail Antonio, Jarrod Bowen

Newcastle United vs West Ham United: The Magpies team news

Callum Wilson still remains a long-term injury and will not be available for Newcastle United. Kieran Trippier who has starred for Newcastle in their recent matches got injured against Villa and will be out for 2-3 weeks for the Magpies.

Isaac Hayden, Federico Fernande all remain a doubt to face the Hammers. Eddie Howe will now face the question of replacing Kieran Trippier who has been very important for Newcastle in their last three victories.

Newcastle United possible starting lineup

Martin Dúbravka; Javier Manquillo, Fabian Schär, Dan Burn, Matt Targett; Jonjo Shelvey, Ryan Fraser, Allan Saint-Maximin, Joe Willock; Chris Wood, Joelinton

Our Predictions

West Ham United 1-1 Newcastle United

West Ham knows that they are in a very good position at the moment and could get a Champions League spot if they maintain the consistency. However, Newcastle on the other have just started winning and will not to break their streak so early. They have to turnover their season and become more threatening to the clubs above them.

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