Leeds United and West Ham United will clash on Wednesday the 4th of January at 7:45 pm in the 19th week of the Premier League. The match will be played in Leeds at the Elland Road. The chosen referee is David Coote.
Leeds United is in the 14th place in the table with 16 points. It comes from a 0-0 draw against Newcastle United in its last match in the Premier League. Up to now, it has won 4 times, draw 4 times, and lost 8 times.
West Ham United is in the 17th position in the standings with 14 points. It comes from a 0-2 loss against Brentford in its last match in the Premier League. Until now, it has won 4 times, drawn twice, and lost 11 times.
These are the projected line-ups according to our predictions.
Leeds United has mostly adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up most used during the season (15 times or 93.75%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-2-3-1 (15 times) and 4-3-3 (once).
Jesse Marsch is expected to play against West Ham United with the following players: I. Meslier, P. Struijk, L. Cooper, R. Koch, R. Kristensen, T. Adams, M. Roca, J. Harrison, B. Aaronson, C. Summerville and R. Moreno Machado.
In case that the line up is confirmed as above, the average age of Leeds United would be 26.09.
S. Dallas, P. Bamford and L. Sinisterra Lucumí will definitely miss the match.
West Ham United
West Ham United has mostly adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up most used during the season (12 times or 70.59%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-2-3-1 (12 times), 3-4-2-1 (once), 4-4-2 (once), 3-4-3 (once), 3-4-1-2 (once) and 3-5-2 (once).
David Moyes is expected to play against Leeds United with the following players: Ł. Fabiański, A. Cresswell, T. Kehrer, C. Dawson, V. Coufal, T. Souček, D. Rice, A. Masuaku, M. Benrahma, L. Tolentino Coelho de Lima and J. Bowen.
Granting that the line up is confirmed, the average age of West Ham United would be 29.64.
David Moyes will probably not be able to employ G. Cornet and M. Antonio because of injury.
K. Zouma will definitely miss the match.