West Ham United v Everton: match preview

West Ham’s Winston Reid and Diafra Sakho are both injury doubts for the match against Everton

Although they are nine points above the bottom three, West Ham cannot relax yet. Slaven Bilic’s options have been limited by Andy Carroll’s groin injury and suspensions to Sam Byram and Mark Noble, while another concern for the manager must be Romelu Lukaku’s record against his side. The Everton forward has scored in each of his past nine matches against the Hammers. Jacob Steinberg

Kick-off Saturday 3pm

Venue London Stadium

Last season West Ham United 1 Everton 1

Referee Roger East

This season G8, Y25, R2, 3.63 cards per game

Odds H 12-5 A 5-4 D 13-5

West Ham United

Subs from Adrián, Spiegel, Nordtveit, Masuaku, Calleri, Fletcher, Feghouli, Rice, Arbeloa, Henry, Quina

Doubtful Reid (hamstring), Sakho (match fitness)

Injured Obiang (ankle, Aug), Antonio (hamstring, unknown), Carroll (groin, unknown), Tore (knee, unknown)

Suspended Byram (one match), Noble (last of two)


Discipline Y72 R5

Leading scorer Antonio 9


Subs from Stekelenburg, Hewelt, Barry, Kenny, Besic, Lookman, Pennington, Calvert-Lewin, Dowell, Koné, J Williams

Doubtful Besic (knee)

Injured Lennon (knock, 29 Apr), McCarthy (hamstring, 13 May), Bolasie (knee, Nov), Coleman (broken leg, unknown)

Suspended None

Ineligible Valencia (terms of loan)


Discipline Y62 R2

Leading scorer Lukaku 24

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