The fifth round of the English Premier League is set to continue this Sunday with four matches staged to be played across different venues. Our main focus will be on the London derby that will see Tottenham Hotspur host West Ham United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Tottenham vs West Ham United preview
Spurs will be keen to pick from where they left after a 6-1 victory over Manchester United before the international break. It won’t be an easy game for Jose Mourinho’s men as they will be facing United who were in good form in their previous clash, beating Brendan Rodgers’ men Leicester City 3-0 at the King Power Stadium.
- West Ham United have produced at least three goals in their last three Premier League matches.
- Jose Mourinho’s men are unbeaten in nine of their last 10 Premier League matches.
- In their last six encounters, Spurs have picked four wins, losing once while drawing once.
- West Ham has failed to score a single goal in three of their six encounters against Spurs.
- There has only been a single draw between the two teams in the last six encounters.
Carlos Vinicius joined Tottenham after the deadline to face Manchester United before the international break but is available if required here.
A hamstring problem kept Eric Dier out of England’s 1-0 defeat to Denmark on Wednesday and he is a major doubt this weekend.
Gareth Bale has been in full training with Tottenham during the international break and looks set to make his second debut for the club here.
Steven Bergwijn, Giovani Lo Celso and Japhet Tanganga are all doubts for the home side.
Head to head
Last season, Spurs beat West Ham home and away with the first leg ending 3-2 in favour of Tottenham before completing a double on with a 2-0 victory.
Spurs will be going for nothing but win when they host the Hammers and Mourinho’s men head into the clash as the favourites.
Moyes is looking to score his first ever win over Jose Mourinho having failed to win the last 14 meetings – his worst record against a single manager. With Gareth Bale now available for Tottenham, that lousy record looks set to continue for the West Ham boss.
Our Topbets pundits believe the outcome will favour the visitors. Betway is backing the results at odds of 1.63 while 1XBet has 1.66 for the same outcome.
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