Rams in form on a 14-game unbeaten run and aiming to pull off an FA Cup upset against struggling Hammers

League One Derby County welcome West Ham to Pride Park as they look to cause an upset in the FA Cup fourth round.

The Rams are flying through the third tier and are currently unbeaten in 14 games in all competitions going into the big cup playoff on Monday night.

West Ham struggling to survive in the Premier League this season

Paul Warne’s side beat Barnsley in the third round and will now face the Hammers who won away from home against Brentford to progress.

David Moyes’ men sit one point above the Premier League relegation zone as they continue to struggle this season.

They head into this game after winning their first league game since October and will be looking to add some positivity to their tough campaign thus far.

Derby County vs West Ham: cobertura de talkSPORT

This FA Cup fourth round tie will take place on Monday 30th January.

The start at Pride Park is scheduled for 7:45 p.m.

talkSPORT will have live coverage of the game hosted by Adrian Durham.

Comments will then come from Adam Bridge and former Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy.

While talkSPORT.com will also post a live blog of all the action.

To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 via the website, click HERE for the live stream.

You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.


Moyes is under huge pressure at West Ham

Derby County vs West Ham: team news

Derby have named an unchanged line-up for their previous two outings and after winning both, Warne could keep his side equal again.

David McGoldrick and Nathaniel Mendez-Laing were on the scoresheet last time out and will look to threaten the Premier League rivals on Monday.

New West Ham signing Danny Ings took a hit on his debut and will now be sidelined for a few weeks.

Gianluca Scammacca is also out, meaning Michael Antonio is likely to lead the line, while Jarrod Bowen could also start after two goals last week.

Ings is expected to miss several weeks of action


Ings is expected to miss several weeks of action

Derby County vs West Ham: What has been said?

Rams boss Warne has given his players three days off before the game to recover for the big occasion.

“My preparations are really intense because I’m giving the guys three days off, so that’s one result,” he said.

“They need it. They are really physically beaten. That gives us two days of preparation to go into an underdog game, I think.

“Wherever we go, we have a great team, they are in great shape, we have a lot of fans and everyone speaks highly of them.

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“But continuing to perform game after game is mentally difficult. And I think whoever I select can come into the West Ham game and enjoy it for what it is.

“I want them to enjoy it and not feel pressured. I want them to perform at a level that we can carry into the next game, win or lose.

“I just want a level of performance that they can be proud of.”

Paul Warne hopes his players can be proud on Monday

Paul Warne hopes his players can be proud on Monday

Derby County vs West Ham: match data

  • Derby County have scored 12 FA Cup goals this season, their most in a season since 1992-93 (13).
  • West Ham have won their last four FA Cup ties against teams from outside the top two divisions of English soccer since losing 4-2 at AFC Wimbledon in January 2019.
  • Derby have won their last three FA Cup games, scoring 10 goals and conceding just once. The Rams haven’t won four in a row since March 1976.
  • West Ham have not faced Derby since New Year’s Eve 2011, when they lost 2-1 at Pride Park in a Championship game.
  • This is the second FA Cup tie between Derby and West Ham: the previous game took place in March 1923 at Stamford Bridge in that season’s semi-final, won 5-2 by the Hammers, who then lost in the first final of Wembley a month later. Bolton.

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