After an entertaining London derby filled with goals, the Boleyn ground stadium will witness another thrilling contest when the Hammers host Manchester United on Wednesday for their FA Cup quarter final second leg.
The Red Devils were brutalised over the weekend at white hart lane in a 3:0 defeat against Spurs, United held on till 70th minute when they conceded 3 goals in quick succession, putting their hopes of Next season’s Champions League in jeopardy and also raising some doubts about Louis Van Gaal’s stay at Old Trafford.
- The Hammers are currently having an average performance; their last 4 games in all competitions have all ended in draws.
- West Ham have scored at least 2 goals in 4 of their last 6 games in all competitions.
- West Ham are unbeaten in their last 10 home games in all competitions, they are also unbeaten in their last 5 FA Cup games.
- Manchester United are having a fluctuating form, they have won 2 of their last 6 games, drew 2 and lost 2 which includes the 3:0 heart break at white hart lane on Sunday.
West Ham: Team News
Bilic Is expected to retain his last line up as Carroll is expected to start upfront after his incredible hart trick in the London derby.
West Ham: Predicted Line up (4-2-3-1)
Adrián- Reid, Antonio, Cresswell, Ogbonna- Noble, Song- Payet, Valencia, Lanzini – Carroll.
Manchester United: Team News
Rooney is back and fully fit and will start ahead of Rash Ford but Luke Shaw, Schweinsteiger and Will Keane are still unavailable.
Manchester United: Predicted Line Up (4-2-3-1)
De Gea – Darmian, Blind, Smalling, Rojo – Schneiderlin, Carrick – Mata, Lingard, Martial – Rooney.
West Ham vs Manchester United: Head-To-Head stats
The Red Devils have been superior against West Ham in recent games, they have won 3 of their last 6 games together.
The last 3 games between these 2 teams have ended in a draw and none of the teams have scored above 1 goal in their last 3 meetings
West Ham vs Manchester United: Prediction
This is a tight contest but West Ham seems to be in a better shape and in more favourable condition playing at home. West Ham are on an unbeaten run and are not goal shy like their opponents.
Best Bet: West Ham to win or draw @ 1.40.
With West Ham’s goal scoring form, i think they will be able to break United’s defence more than once in the game. Over 1.5 goals is likely to occur.