A struggling Southampton aspect welcome West Ham United to St Mary’s within the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.
The Saints suffered a fourth consecutive defeat final weekend, getting turned over to the tune of 4-0 by Manchester City, stoking the flames of discontent round Ralph Hasenhuttl’s place whereas snatching the Crisis Club of the Week tag.
West Ham, conversely, have battled their technique to 4 straight victories, progressing in Europe and recovering from a shaky home begin.
Here’s every little thing you should know in regards to the assembly between one aspect in a stoop and one on the surge.
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Southampton vs West Ham H2H Results (Last Five Games)
Southampton: 2 Wins
West Ham: 1 Win
Current Form (Last Five Games)
West Ham: LWWWW
Southampton group information
Tino Livramento is continuous his rehabilitation from a long-term knee damage however Romeo Lavia’s return from a hamstring drawback is imminent. The former Manchester City midfielder has missed the membership’s final 4 outings, all of which have led to defeat, a correlation which hasn’t handed Hasenhuttl by.
“He was an enormous loss for us due to his damage,” the Saints coach admitted. “But to be sincere, when we now have an 18 or 19-year-old participant [he’s 18] and you may’t substitute him then we now have normally an issue.” That drawback might come to an finish if Lavia returns this weekend.
Southampton Starting 11 (4-4-2): Bazunu; Walker-Peters, Bella-Kotchap, Salisu, Perraud; S Armstrong, Ward-Prowse, Diallo, Djenepo; Adams, A Armstrong.
Bench: McCarthy, Maitland-Niles, Lyanco, Caleta-Car, Mara, Aribo, Elyounoussi, Lavia, Walcott.
West Ham group information
Nayef Aguerd is inching nearer to his first minutes for West Ham after an damage derailed his preseason. The centre-back can be deployed within the membership’s under-23s group earlier than stepping as much as the seniors to shed a few of his rust, however David Moyes was optimistic about his involvement within the coming weeks.
Maxwel Cornet has been dominated out with a calf pressure whereas Michail Antonio missed the midweek go to of Anderlecht with sickness, placing his availability this Sunday doubtful.
Angelo Ogbonna limped out of West Ham’s Europa Conference League victory on Thursday with a decent hamstring. Craig Dawson changed the Italian however was additionally pressured off with a lifeless leg.
West Ham Starting 11 (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Johnson, Kehrer, Zouma, Cresswell; Soucek, Rice; Bowen, Paqueta, Fornals; Scamacca.
Bench: Areola, Randolph, Coufal, Lanzini, Downes, Benrahma, Emerson, Potts, Coventry.
Southampton have not scored a Premier League purpose in opposition to West Ham at St Mary’s since 2018, when Nathan Redmond discovered the online throughout Hasenhuttl’s fourth match on the helm.
That parsimony has been prevalent all through West Ham’s begin to the season. The Hammers are averaging the third lowest anticipated objectives conceded determine within the division (per FBref) – behind solely the league’s main duo, Arsenal and Manchester City.
In what could also be a extra even encounter than the contrasting type suggests, West Ham might prolong their profitable run, clouding the murky way forward for Hasenhuttl even additional.
Prediction: Southampton 0-1 West Ham