Moyes names strong team


Moyes names strong team

West Ham boss David Moyes has been able to name a strong team with his injury and sickness victims all available for today’s game – with of course the exception of Michail Antonio.

Jarrod Bowen. Vladimir Coufal, Mohammed Kudus and Edson Alvarez are all named in the team to meet Palace at the London Stadium.

Defender Konstantinos Mavropanos keeps his place in the team following an impressive showing in midweek against Backa Topola.  Bowen is set to make his 175th Club appearance and seeking his 5oth goal.

Palace Starting XI

          Moyes names strong team

Alphonse Areola keeps his place in the Premier League side, as the team look for consecutive clean sheets in all competitions.

Konstantinos Mavropanos partners Nayef Aguerd s in the heart of the defence. Vladimír Coufal and Emerson complete the back four.

Tomáš Souček will skipper the side. He joins James Ward-Prowse in the middle of the park for the sixth straight match.

Paquetá and Kudus will lead the support of the returning Jarrod Bowen, who has eight goals in all competitions this term.

Łukasz Fabiański, Saïd Benrahma, Pablo Fornals, Divin Mubama and Aaron Cresswell involved on the bench along with Thilo Kehrer, Angelo Ogbonna  Danny Ings and Maxwel Cornet, who assisted Souček’s winner in Serbia, complete the matchday squad.

West Ham United: Areola, Coufal, Mavropanos, Aguerd, Emerson, Álvarez, Souček (c), Ward-Prowse, Kudus, Paquetá, Bowen
Subs: Fabiański, Kehrer, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Fornals, Benrahma, Cornet, Ings, Mubama

Crystal Palace: Johnstone, Ward (c), Guéhi, Andersen, Richards, Olise, Lerma, Hughes, Mitchell, Ayew, Édouard
Subs: Matthews (GK), Whitworth (GK), Tomkins, Clyne, Riedewald, Ahamada, Matheus França, Ebiowei, Mateta

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