West Ham United hosts Leicester City in a powerful match in the 20th round of Premier League at London Olympic Stadium.
The club lost in Leicester in its previous match from Liverpool, four goals without response at home and in front of a crowd, to widen the difference to 13 points.
As for West Ham United, they lost in the previous round of Crystal Palace by two goals to one goal in a match that witnessed a lot of excitement and suspense.
The Boxing Day drubbing reception to Liverpool was a very chastening defeat, almost doubling the amount of goals that they had conceded at the King Power Stadium in one 90-minute spell, and therefore the challenge now are going to be to recover and regroup with but 48 hours between matches.
The opposition a minimum of does become easier, with Leicester going from facing the opposite two teams within the top three to taking over a team hovering perilously on the brink of the relegation zone.
Leicester are getting to go four Premier League matches unbeaten in London for the primary time having only dropped points against ‘big six’ opposition on their travels thus far this season, while only Man City have outscored them on the road.
Those statistics spell worrying signs for a West Ham side that has lost six of their last eight league games and are winless ahead of their own fans since September.
West Ham vs Leicester possible line up
West Ham expected starting lineup:
Roberto; Fredericks, Diop, Ogbonna; Masuaku; Snodgrass; Noble, Rice, Lanzini; Antonio; Haller
Leicester expected starting lineup:
Schmeichel; Pereira, Evans, Soyuncu; Chilwell; Perez; Maddison, Ndidi, Tielemans; Albrighton; Vardy
Week: 20th round in premier league
Stadium: London Olympic
Temp: 8 ° C