Premier League – Match-day 13: West Ham United v Bournemouth

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Monday Premier League action from London Stadium, as The Hammers take on Bournemouth.

This clash sees fourteenth placed The Hammers, welcome thirteenth placed Bournemouth to London Stadium.

West Ham United go into this match with 11 points secured

The Hammers will take a huge positive from their recent 1-0 win against Liverpool at Anfield.

Also, suffering six losses in 11 games is a terrible run of form for any club, David Moyes’ The Hammers will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. Their position is fourteenth in the League and they have 11 points, that is, 3W, 6L and 2D having won three meetings, drawn two fixtures, and lost six games.

Playing at home, The Hammers have won two matches, drawn one game, and lost two meetings.

West Ham United will have 14 points if they manage to secure a victory.

The Hammers’s squad has depth, but even so, David Moyes is likely to be missing four of they key players when they start Monday’s game.

This season’s Premier League campaign, has so far seen Bournemouth achieve 13 points

The warning signs are there for Gary O’Neil going into this game, following a loss to Southampton in their last game and a draw against Fulham before that. Only a positive result will be good enough.

Also, Bournemouth have developed a habit of drawing football matches this season, which is reflected by their position in the table. With 13 points, they currently sit thirteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 3 wins, 4 losses and 4 draws having won three fixtures, drawn four matches, and lost four meetings.

Playing away from home, Bournemouth have won one game, drawn two games, and lost two fixtures.

A victory for Bournemouth would put them on 16 points.

Bournemouth are missing two players through injury or illness. This will affect Gary O’Neil’s selection choices significantly.

West Ham United v Bournemouth – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels these two clubs have previously met each other 12 times with the result being five victories and three draws for The Hammers. In addition, The Hammers recent form against Bournemouth has been outstanding, winning on three out of the last four matches. The last time both teams met in this competition was September 2020 and the score line ended up with a 3-5 away win for The Cherries.

Players to watch

For The Hammers, Gianluca Scamacca is one of the top performing players after having scoredtwo goals in 11 League fixtures this Premier League Season, while Jefferson Lerma, one of their best scorers, has nettedthree goals in 11 League games so far for Bournemouth.

Other players of note for The Hammers are Michail Antonio and Jarrod Bowen with two goals and two goals respectively and for Bournemouth are Philip Billing and Dominic Solanke with three goals and two goals respectively.