West Ham are set to face Manchester City on Sunday 19th March, however results elsewhere could well see the match moved to a later date.
David Moyes’ side, who have recently seen an upturn in performances and results this season, are in line to play current Premier League champions at the end of March, following league games that month against Brighton & Aston Villa respectively.
Both Manchester City and West Ham are in the fifth round of the FA Cup, however if either side are able to advance to the next phase of the competition, then the fixture at the Etihad in the Premier League is likely to be postponed.
Pep Guardiolas Citizens face Bristol City whilst our Hammers head to Old Trafford once again to face Manchester United in a domestic cup competition. Should City advance and we fail to, then it could mean that West Ham have a fixture free weekend rather than face the champions.
West Ham have recently seen a pleasing rise in confidence following a positive start to the calendar year, with three victories, two draws and only one narrow defeat recorded in the opening six matches in all competitions.
Two London derbies now await this month, with the visit of Chelsea this weekend following a trip to bitter rivals Spurs to provide Moyes the perfect test to showcase that West Ham are back on track and set to climb the table.