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Saturday 24th October 2020, Kick Off: 12:30PM

Team News:

West Ham:

New signing Said Benrahma is on course for his Premier League debut

Michail Antonio is expected to be fit, after being taken off in the 3-3 draw with Tottenham as a precaution

Sebastian Haller returns to the team after recovering from a knock

Ryan Fredericks is back in training but the form of new signing Vladimir Coufal is likely to keep him on the bench

Manchester City:

Captain Fernandinho has been ruled out of action for 4 – 6 weeks after suffering a leg injury in the Champions League victory against FC Porto

Kevin De Bruyne and Aymeric Laporte have both returned to training, but Guardiola remains coy on whether they’ll play a part

Nathan Ake should also return.

Gabriel Jesus and Benjamin Mendy remain on the treatment table

Head-to-Head record at London Stadium (Last 5 games):

  • Manchester City have won all five of their trips to the London Stadium by an aggregate score line of 22-1, scoring at least four goals in each game.

What the Managers Say:

David Moyes: “I’d like to think we can give them a good game on Saturday. At this time of the season we’re not sure how the results are going. We’ve seen Manchester City are improving from the start of the season, but so are we.”

Pep Guardiola: “West Ham has incredible quality players up front. They played really well against Tottenham, – not just in the last minutes. At 3-0 down, they showed a lot of personality. They are in good form – a good moment for them.”

Predicted Line-Ups:

West Ham: L Fabianski (GK), V Coufal, F Balbuena, A Ogbonna, A Cresswell, A Masuaku, J Bowen, D Rice, T Soucek, P Fornals, M Antonio

Man City: Ederson (GK), K Walker, R Dias, N Ake, J Cancelo, Rodrigo, B Silva, P Foden, R Sterling, R Mahrez, K Aguero

Score Prediction: West Ham 1-3 Manchester City

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