Moyes may name same again squad at Palace

West Ham boss David Moyes has revealed that he will be naming a similar squad to the one that has  appeared over games against Bournemouth and Liverpool. West Ham face an away trip to Crystal Palace for tomorrow’s early Premier League kick-off.
Clearly he believes that the lads can cope with three vital games in such a short space pf times but is presumably ready to use faces off the bench which have had fewer games than the regular.
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West Ham manager David Moyes is sticking with his squad

He explained in his pre-match presser that only Scamacca is unavailable and that one or two others had received knocks but that he was ready to name a “similar” squad.

More of what we saw against The Cherries and Reds should see us well in line to take something from the game although it will come as a shock to many should Said Benrahma hold his place after some less than mediocre recent displays.
The answer to that problem may be to use Emerson supporting Cresswell but deciding which will be the more attacking of the pair is one issue the manager would need to solve.

Commenting on the game Moyes said: “We are in a position that we would rather not be and we have to keep picking up points. Our aim is to get as high up the table as we possibly can.

I think Lucas Paqueta is beginning to get used to the Premier League, because it takes time to settle. I think he still has a bit to go…but I have to say it is great he is getting some goals for us recently. It has helped us a lot. 
We had some good away form recently and if we can continue to build on that and keep our performance levels high it will give us every chance.
” It’s likely to be a similar squad although Scamacca is not available and one or two of them have knocks but we are reasonably ok.
By Hughie Southon

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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