After no fans in the stadiums since March, London Stadium sets to come alive with 2,000 fans allowed to watch their clash against Manchester United. The highly anticipated match scheduled for Saturday with kickoff at 10:30 pm.
The two sides head into the clash sitting two places above of their Saturday’s opponents but with only one point. Manchester United head into the match after losing to PSG at Old Trafford in their midweek clash.
It will be a breath of fresh air at the London Stadium as early ticket owners getting the chance to view the match live from the stadium and not at home. Post-lockdown, the Hammers are proving to be the most improved team in the division. The side has registered five wins of their last ten top-flight matches compared to only two of their last ten beforehand.
However, Manchester United boast of a higher performance since lockdown while registering eight wins in their nine compared to only three wins beforehand. It adds an intriguing layer to the clash this Saturday between two sides whose form over the last five league games have been identical.
Edinson Cavani proved his proficiency in the attack side while netting a brace that saved the Red Devils from a defeat to the Saints. However, their Champions League bid to make it to the last 16 continues after losing 3-1 to PSG.
West Ham vs Manchester United Head to Head
Both sides have 33 games against each other with West Ham taking home seven wins while Manchester United with 18 wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
West Ham 2-1 Aston Villa
Sheffield United 0-1 West Ham
West Ham 1-0 Fulham
Liverpool 2-0 West Ham
West Ham 1-1 Manchester City
Man United 1-3 PSG
Southampton 2-3 Man United
Manchester United 4-1 Basaksehir
Manchester United 1-0 West Brom
Everton 1-3 Manchester United
West Ham Team News
David Moyes has a fully fit side to select with Andriy Yarmolenko the only doubt after a positive coronavirus test. Michail Antonio is a major doubt after coming off during their clash with Aston Villa thus giving space for Sebastien Haller.
Manchester United Team News
Ole Gunnar will be hoping that the shoulder injury picked by Marcus Rashford against PSG is not that serious ahead of the clash. A straight swap ahead of the clash might be Mason Greenwood with Cavani pushing for a full debut for the Red Devils.
Prediction and Odds
We expect a close encounter against both sides with equal form since lockdown thus a hard to determine a match:
Both Teams to Score
Goals Over 2.5