By Hughie Southon
David Moyes has made three changes to the starting XI from their last Premier League outing as Saïd Benrahma, Thilo Kehrer and Paquetá return today.
Paquetá returns having missed the trip to Fulham a week ago, although the No11 featured from the bench in West Ham’s 1-1 draw with KAA Gent on Thursday.
Also included is Kehrer and Benrahma with Pablo Fornals and Danny Ings dropping to the bench. Neither Angelo Ogbonna or Nayef Aguerd are not included in the matchday squad due to knocks.
Vladimír Coufal, meanwhile, is set for his 100th West Ham United appearance, while Łukasz Fabiański, who made 78 outings across seven years at Emirates Stadium, will face his former club.
Having scored his first senior West Ham goal in a 1-0 win over Arsenal in January 2019, Declan Rice starts in midfield alongside Tomáš Souček and Paquetá. The skipper, meanwhile, seeks his third Premier League goal of the season as West Ham aim to stretch their unbeaten run in all competitions to three matches.
Michail Antonio will make successive starts in the league and will be supported by Saïd Benrahma and Jarrod Bowen in attack. Bowen has eight goal contributions in the 2022/23 Premier League.
West Ham United: Fabiański, Coufal, Kehrer, Zouma, Cresswell, Rice ©, Souček, Paquetá, Bowen, Antonio, Benrahma
Subs: Areola (GK), Anang (GK), Johnson, Downes, Cornet, Emerson, Fornals, Lanzini, Ings.