Both teams are badly hurt by midweek defeats in the quarter-finals of the League Cup where West Ham lost 4-1 on their visit to Manchester United while Arsenal fell 0-2.
The record in direct matches greatly favors the Gunners, who have won 56 games for 28 of West Ham, where 33 were drawn; But this supremacy is also noticeable when the Hammers have been local, where Arsenal has 25 victories for 14 of West Ham, and in its last six direct confrontations, Arsenal added four victories for a draw and a defeat, but in West Ham are Willing to want to change history.
The leaders of Slaven Bilic have recovered somewhat their level of play in these last dates of Premier, where it comes from adding two wins and two draws, in order to leave the down positions in the Premier and maintain a lead of a point of the Red zone, and that is why they can not relax, since everything is tight; And hope this Saturday continue to maintain that good run of results.
Meanwhile, Arsene Wenger did not do anything well in the middle of the week, where he decided to make 10 changes in the star of Arsenal and paid dearly to Southampton and now wants to replace that error in his visit to West Ham, It is true that they are visitors, but it must be said that playing in that condition has gone well, not for something 17 games have not known defeats playing away from home and more visiting the West Ham who has won in five of his Six last visits, and now with that rage of being eliminated of the League Cup it will take it to add three valuable points, that allow him to continue fighting for the title of the Premier League.
West Ham United: Adrian; Nordtveit, Reid, Ogbonna, Masuaku; Noble, Kouyate; Ayew, Lanzini, Payet; Carroll.
Arsenal: Cech; Jenkinson, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal; Xhaka, Coquelin; Walcott, Ozil, Sanchez; Giroud.
|Prediction:||Arsenal to win|