Est Ham is hoping to bounce back after losing in the London derby to Chelsea in the home of Brighton on Sunday.
David Moyes’ side might feel tough after a 3-0 strike against the Blues that flattered Frank Lampard’s men, but there’s no time to dwell, with the Christmas game roster fulfilled.
Moyes’ men have had a successful start to the season, but the crowded nature of the Premier League table means they still have to perform next week to ensure they end the calendar year in the top half.
Brighton, meanwhile, are desperate for the results, failing to make full use of favorable matches against Fulham and Sheffield United, taking just two points from clashes with their potential relegation rivals.
West Ham vs Brighton is scheduled to kick off at 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, December 27, 2020.
The match will take place behind closed doors at the London Stadium, with the capital subject to level 4 coronavirus restrictions.
TV channel: the match will be broadcast on Sky Sports.
Live Streaming: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the match online through the Sky Go website or app.
West Ham will continue to watch Michail Antonio as he struggles with a hamstring issue, while Manuel Lanzini could return.
Brighton will still be without star full-back Tariq Lamptey, but will have no further injuries ahead of the clash.
Prediction: West Ham 2-0 Brighton
The Hammers have been showing signs of fatigue in recent weeks, so the almost full week’s break before this clash could prove to be timely.
Only Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United have beaten David Moyes’ side since the start of October and you have to make them want to take the points here.
Premier League Head to Head (H2H) history and results
West Ham wins: 0Draws: 3Brighton wins: 3Last meet: West Ham 3-3 Brighton (February 1, 2020)
Odds and betting tips (subject to change)
West Ham to win: 7/5 Draw: 12 / 5Brighton to win: 9/4
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