West Ham will try to extend their three-game unbeaten run in the Premier League against powerful Manchester City.
The hosts expect to have Michail Antonio fit for the game. He was taken off before the comeback against Spurs due to a tight hamstring. Meanwhile, Sebastien Haller appears to be ready to play against City.The Hammers could also see the debut of Said Benrahma following his arrival from Brentford on an initial loan deal.
West Ham could hand a debut to new signing Said Benrahma from the bench, while Michail Antonio is fit to start and Sebastien Haller has recovered from a knock.
City lost Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho to injury during their Champions League win over Porto, while there are doubts over the fitness of Kevin de Bruyne and Aymeric Laporte.
Gabriel Jesus and Bejamin Mendy also miss out for the visitors, but Nathan Ake could return to the side.
The Citizens could be boosted by the return of Kevin De Bruyne up front and the recovery of defender Aymerich Laporte. Raheem Sterling will also be expecting to be in line for the XI.
Fernandinho is still injured, Gabriel Jesus and Benjamin Mendy are not expected back until after next month’s international break, but Sergio Agüero is fit again.
What time does the West Ham vs Manchester City match start?
The 2020/2021 Premier League’s match between West Ham and Manchester City will be played at London Stadium and will kick off at 13:30 CEST on Saturday 24 October 2020.
The Hammers pulled off a stunning comeback from three goals down against Tottenham last weekend, fighting back at the death to earn a 3-3 draw thanks to Manuel Lanzini’s 94th-minute equaliser.
City have returned to form this week with back-to-back wins over Arsenal and Porto.
The results relieved some of the pressure on Pep Guardiola’s side after a heavy defeat to Leicester and a draw at Leeds gave them a slow start to the league season.
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The Premier League match between West Ham vs Manchester City gets underway at 13:30 CEST.
Having suffered a leg injury to the midweek Champions League win over Porto, Fernandinho will miss the clash and is likely to be unavailable for four to six weeks.
Kevin De Bruyne, Aymeric Laporte, Gabriel Jesus and Benjamin Mendy all missed Wednesday’s triumph through injury.
Pep Guardiola will provide a further injury update in his press conference on Friday afternoon.