West Ham take on Newcastle in yet another ‘cup final’ as the Irons aim to reach the Champions League!
The Hammers are within a point of third-placed Leicester and can ill-afford any slip-ups if we are to make the dream a reality!
Here’s everything you need to know about the game.
Newcastle v West Ham – Premier League.
The game will take place at the St James’ Park
The game will kick off at 12:30 in the UK.
The game will air on Sky Sports and Now TV in the UK.
NBC Sports in the US.
Australia: Optus Sport.
China: QQ Sports Live.
Mexico: Sky HD and Blue To Go Video Everywhere.
UAE: beIN Sports Connect.
Injury news – West Ham
Declan Rice and Mikey Antonio are definitely out.
Aaron Cresswell faces a late fitness test after a thigh injury sustained against Leicester. Mark Noble should be fit but Angelo Ogbonna is a doubt, as are Manuel Lanzini, Darren Randolph, and Andriy Yarmolenko.
Injury news – Newcastle
Jamaal Lascelles is out, as are Ryan Fraser, Fabian Schar, and Isaac Hayden.
Last 5 meetings
The Hammers don’t have the best recent record against the Magpies. They lost 2-0 in the opening game of the season this term. The previous two meetings prior to that were a 2-2 draw and a 3-2 loss.
The Hammers last beat them in March of 2019, winning 2-0, and won the meeting before that too, a 3-0 victory in December 2018.
Kevin Friend will be the man in the middle.