West Ham today face off against Fulham in a London derby with our Hammers looking to build on momentum following back-to-back victories.
David Moyes’ side have overcome both Wolves and Anderlecht in the Premier League and Europa Conference League respectively, in the hope that a corner has been turned after a slow start to proceedings this campaign.
Aside from Nayef Aguerd, who is still recovering with a long term ankle injury, the only other noticeable absentee is Max Cornet, who is out with a thigh strain, although the injury isn’t a bad as first expected.
As for the visitors, their star striker Aleksandar Mitrovic is a major doubt after picking up an ankle injury in their last match, a 4-1 home defeat to Newcastle.
Fulham will be without Nathaniel Chalobah, who is suspended however Joao Palhinha returns to the squad following his own suspension.
Today marks an end to what could be a pivotal week this season, as West Ham look to make up lost ground fast, and maximum points from 3 matches in 8 days would certainly raise the confidence levels around the club greatly.
David Moyes has dilemmas ahead the game, with Flynn Downes producing a statement performance again in the Europa Conference League in midweek, causing the manager to state that he has given him food for thought.
Todays match kicks off at 2pm and it is not being shown live on TV.