West Ham host Aston Villa in the Premier League this evening as the visitors look to stop the rot amid a terrible run of form.
Ninth-placed Villa have lost their last four top-flight games, having started the season so well.
Meanwhile, 11th West Ham enter on the back of two consecutive victories – albeit against the league’s bottom two sides in Sheffield United and Fulham.
Both teams could climb into the European spots with a win here, however.
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Here’s everything you need to know about tonight’s meeting:
When is it?
The match will kick off at 20:00 BST this evening.
How can I watch it?
The game will air live on Sky Sports Premier League. Subscribers can also stream it live on the Sky Sports website and SkyGo app.
What is the team news?
Aston Villa will be without Ross Barkley, who picked up a hamstring injury in his side’s defeat by Brighton.
West Ham, meanwhile, are likely to name Michail Antonio as a substitute – if at all – and Andriy Yarmolenko could be in contention after testing positive for coronavirus earlier this month.
West Ham: Fabianski; Balbuena, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Coufal, Rice, Soucek, Masuaku; Bowen, Haller, Fornals
Aston Villa: Martinez; Cash, Konsa, Mings, Targett; McGinn, Luiz, Hourihane; Trezeguet, Watkins, Grealish
West Ham: 13/10
Aston Villa: 13/5
Villa have lost four straight now, while West Ham enter with back-to-back wins in their last two games. The hosts are therefore certainly the form side, but the quality Villa showed in the early weeks of the season is still there – somewhere – it’s just a matter of when it re-emerges. West Ham 1-1 Aston Villa.
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