West Ham is unrecognizable in this quarter of the season, as it ranks 17, first above the line, 10 points I lacking a goal, -9. After he managed to link three very good matches, and gather the points needed to get out of the red zone, came another defeat in a week ago. Then West Ham went on his land Everton and lost 0-2. Incidentally, ‘Ciocanarii’ depend games at home, what happens this season. The ‘Olympic Stadium’ London WHU managed to gather seven out of 10 points, although he scored 5 goals, but he defeated Italian style Bournemouth and Sunderland 1-0.
Info lot: Masuaku, Gokhan Tore, Sam Byram, Sakho, Andy Carool are injured and suspended Winston Reid.
Stoke was the torch for a few stage, but managed this period that continues today, five consecutive stage without failure, in which ticked two draws and three wins. IN the last round, Stoke ordered by Swansea 3-1, Bony took advantage of an own goal from the opponents and has made his share with a double, managing third consecutive victory. That follows a road may be disturbing, but in the last two such games, Stoke managed to get four points thanks to a draw and a victory, reaching a total of 5 points collected because the same number of goals .
Info lot: Ireland, Glen Johnson and Afellay are injured Marko Arnautovic is suspended and Shaqiri and Geoff Cameron are uncertain.
West Ham (3-4-2-1): Adrian – Collins – Kouyate – Ogbonna – Antonio – Noble – Obiang – Cresswell – Payet – Lanzini – Ayew
Stoke (4-2-3-1): Grant – Bardsley – Shawcross – INID – Pieters – Whelan – Adam – Sobhi – Allen – Bojan – Bony
In the previous season, Stoke managed to get 4 points from two direct duels after 2-1 at home and 0-0 on his land West Ham. Now it is a different situation, and ‘Ciocanarii’ desperately need points in their quest to remove the red zone and think they can take advantage of any of those absent from the midline from Stoke and can impose.