Match Today: Tottenham vs West Ham United 31-08-2022 English Premier League
West Ham United meet Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Wednesday, and Hammers will be looking to build on their recent win over Aston Villa. West Ham United have made a disastrous start to the new Premier League season as they lost their first three games in a row.
However, they made a comeback with a 1-0 win at Aston Villa and David Moyes will demand a solid performance from his players against Tottenham. The West Ham boss has a fantastic squad at his disposal and the Hammers are expected to compete for European qualification again this season.
They cannot afford to lose points, despite the early stage of the season, and a home win against Spurs could give them the confidence they so desperately need. Meanwhile, Tottenham have been impressive so far this season, and Antonio Conte will want his side to continue to perform at a high level. Tottenham have won three wins and four draws in the Premier League so far, with the points coming down only in the event of a deadlock against their London rivals Chelsea. Tottenham are hoping to score three points against an inconsistent West Ham side.
Tottenham vs West Ham United
Tottenham showed impressive signs of progressing into the second half of last season and are expected to push the likes of Manchester City and Liverpool to the Premier League title this season. If Spurs can continue to win matches at this point in the season and build momentum, there is no reason why they cannot take on the title challenge this season. Antonio Conte has overseen an impressive summer transfer window so far and it will be interesting to see if Richarlison, the summer signing, gets his Spurs debut against West Ham. West Ham United will be under a lot of pressure ahead of this match. Fans at home are expecting a strong reaction from the players against their London rivals Tottenham Hotspur, and it remains to be seen if West Ham can pull off a positive result here. West Ham have lost their last two matches against Tottenham in all competitions, and have only had two victories out of their last six encounters against Tottenham. They are the underdogs heading into this competition and it will be interesting to see if West Ham can score all three points that matter. Nayef Ajord will miss here due to injury. Meanwhile, Ben Johnson and Aaron Cresswell have muscle injuries against Aston Villa, and the duo will be in doubt about visiting Tottenham on Wednesday.
West Ham United vs Tottenham
Tottenham have won six of their last seven Premier League matches. Tottenham have kept clean sheets in five of their last seven Premier League away games. West Ham have conceded at least two goals in their last four home matches in the Premier League. Tottenham have scored at least two goals in their last three away matches in the Premier League. West Ham have failed to win their last five home matches in the Premier League. While Antonio Conte will be without Lucas Moura in this match. In addition, Tottenham Hotspur are likely to make a trip to the London Stadium to face West Ham United without Christian Romero and Oliver Skipp. While both players have resumed training, they may not be quite fit to appear against West Ham. Otherwise, Conte has a fully fit squad for the match on Wednesday and is likely to make 11 strong starts in the derby.