Crew information, stats and prediction forward of Leeds vs West Ham within the Premier League on Saturday; kick-off 3pm.
Leeds will probably be with out Patrick Bamford and probably 5 extra first-team gamers for his or her dwelling recreation towards West Ham.
Bamford has not recovered from the ankle harm that dominated him out of the midweek penalty shootout Carabao Cup win at Fulham, whereas Diego Llorente (muscle pressure) and Robin Koch (pubis) stay sidelined.
Fellow defender Patrick Struijk serves the ultimate recreation of his three-match ban and Luke Ayling (knee) and Jack Harrison (Covid) face late health assessments.
West Ham full-back Ryan Fredericks misses out with a groin drawback.
Fredericks suffered the harm early on through the midweek cup win at Manchester United and wishes a scan to evaluate the extent of the harm.
Michail Antonio returns in assault after being rested on Wednesday together with Lukasz Fabianski, Kurt Zouma, Declan Rice, Thomas Soucek and Stated Benrahma.
Methods to observe
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West Ham did the double over Leeds final season and are completely suited to beating a Marcelo Bielsa led crew.
Leeds may be uncovered when confronted with dominant groups from set performs and ones that counter-attack clinically. The Hammers excel in each departments and are begging to be backed for the away win right here.
Together with Liverpool, no crew has scored extra objectives from set items because the begin of final season than the harmful east Londoners (18) whereas West Ham additionally sit prime of the charts for objectives scored from “quick breaks” (8) as outlined by Opta, which is a nerdy time period for a counter-attack. David Moyes’ males will arrive at Elland Highway refreshed after resting key gamers in midweek and likewise in good spirits following the Carabao Cup win at Manchester United, which has backed up a robust begin to the Premier League marketing campaign.
In the meantime, Leeds are nonetheless discovering the fitting steadiness of their distinctive model of play this season. Taking simply three factors from their opening 5 video games is their worst begin to a Premier League marketing campaign however Bielsa will not be altering for anybody – this will probably be a bonkers encounter filled with area and goalmouth motion. And Leeds will not be helped by lacking Diego Llorente, Robin Koch, Patrick Bamford, Raphina and Jack Harrison.
I actually just like the look of West Ham to win, each groups to attain and 30 or extra pictures within the match at 6/1 with Sky Guess.
SCORE PREDICTION: 1-3
- Leeds misplaced this precise fixture 2-1 final season – they’ve by no means misplaced consecutive dwelling league video games towards West Ham of their historical past.
- West Ham received each league conferences towards Leeds final season, as many victories as they’d managed of their earlier 28 towards the Whites (D8 L18). They’ve not received three in a row towards the Yorkshire facet since August 1949 (a run of 4).
- Leeds are with no win to date this season (D3 L2) – solely as soon as of their historical past have they didn’t win any of their first six video games of a top-flight marketing campaign, doing so in 1935-36.
- Leeds have conceded 5 objectives of their two dwelling Premier League video games this season, as many as that they had of their earlier 9 at Elland Highway.
- West Ham’s defeat towards Manchester United final day trip ended their seven-game unbeaten run within the Premier League (W4 D3). For the reason that begin of final season, the Hammers have solely misplaced consecutive league video games twice – vs Newcastle and Arsenal in September 2020 and vs Newcastle and Chelsea in April.