West Ham host Aston Villa tonight as both sides look to place in the Premier League top five.
The Hammers and Villa have done well so far this season and are separated by just one point in the ninth and eleventh respectively.
David Moyes’ men saw Sheffield United last weekend and will be looking for their third consecutive top-flight victory tonight.
Despite great results this quarter, Villa lost at home to Brighton last time around and will want to respond in London.
That game ended in a 1-1 draw last season as Andriy Yarmolenko called out Jack Grealish’s opener.
West Ham v Aston Villa: kick off date and time
This match will take place at Stamford Bridge on Sunday 29 November and start at 4.30 p.m.
The two didn’t meet until September, with Tottenham winning their draw in the League Cup fourth round on penalties.
This match ended 2-1 at Chelsea last season with Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso on target.
West Ham v Aston Villa: TV Channel & Live Stream
The game airs on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League from 4 p.m. ET.
Sky Sports customers can stream it live through the app using their mobile devices, tablets or computers.
Alternatively, you can buy a Sky Sports Day Pass from NowTV for £ 8.99.
West Ham v Aston Villa: Team news
West Ham star Michail Antonio could return tonight after missing three games with a hamstring problem.
Andriy Yarmolenko has been isolated due to a positive Covid-19 test and it is not known if he will be ready to play.
Otherwise, the hammers are perfectly suited.
For Villa, Ross Barkley’s hamstring injury means they will have to change their starting lineup for just the fourth time this season.
Keinan Davis is in good shape and could enter.
West Ham v Aston Villa: Statistics and match facts
- West Ham have lost only one of their last eight Premier League encounters with Aston Villa (W2 D5), losing 0-1 in May 2015. The two meetings between the teams last season ended in draws.
- Aston Villa are winless in their last five Premier League away games against West Ham (D3 L2), failing to score in four of those visits since a 2-1 win. in April 2011.
- Aston Villa have won their last two Premier League games in London, as many as they had in their previous 21 in the capital (D3 L16). They haven’t won three consecutive top-level matches in London since February 1990.
- Aston Villa have won three of their last four Premier League games played on a Monday (L1), including those two this season without conceding. The Villans had won just three of their last 20 Premier League games on Monday before this race (D6 L11).
- West Ham have won their last two Premier League games by a score of 1-0 – they won three in a row in May 2019, while they have won three in a row without conceding in February 2014.
- Aston Villa have won all three of their Premier League away games this season – they have never won each of their first four road games in a Championship campaign before.
- Aston Villa are looking to win four consecutive Premier League away games for the first time in a seven-game run between November 2008 and February 2009. That race included a 1-0 win at West Ham.
- Aston Villa (3) and West Ham (4) are the two teams to have made the fewest changes to their starting XI in the Premier League this season.
- Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish has won one foul in every Premier League game he has played since the start of 2019/20, a 44-game streak. The last English player to win a foul in as many consecutive Premier League appearances was Kevin Davies between October 2005 and August 2007 (59 in a row).
- Aston Villa’s Trézéguet has made more shots without scoring than any other Premier League player this season (19). The Egyptian also has the highest expected goal number among players who have yet to score this quarter (2).