West Ham United vs Newcastle United: Preview and Predicted Line-up 

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West Ham United will welcome Newcastle United at the London Stadium on Saturday afternoon in a crucial Premier League encounter. 

Despite leading the game in the first half, the Hammers only managed to come away with one point against Leicester City last time around courtesy of a late equaliser from Craig Dawson. 

Following this result, the Londoners have now lost the fourth spot and are currently sitting in fifth in the table with 41 points in 25 games. Meanwhile, these two sides met in the opening fixture of this season and it ended 4-2 in the favor of David Moyes’ side. 

West Ham United recent form in all competitions: L-L-W-W-D

On the other hand, Newcastle United have turned the corner following the start of the new year. The Magpies are currently unbeaten in the Premier League in 2022 and have won three games out of four. 

After impressive performances in recent weeks, Eddie Howe’s side is now out of the relegation spot, four points clear of Norwich City with one game in hand. 

Newcastle United form in all competitions: L-D-W-W-W

West Ham United vs Newcastle United team news:

The Hammers don’t have many injury absentees in their squad ahead of the game. Meanwhile, Kurt Zouma was among the absentees in the last game but the Londoners will be hoping to see him back in this fixture. 

West Ham United predicted line-up against Newcastle United (4-2-3-1):

Lukasz Fabianski; Vladimir Coufal, Craig Dawson, Kurt Zouma, Aaron Cresswell; Declan Rice, Tomás Soucek; Jarrod Bowen, Pablo Fornals, Manuel Lanzini; Michail Antonio 

Newcastle United suffered a huge blow in the last game as the new signing Kieran Trippier set to miss out several weeks after breaking a bone in his leg. Javier Manquillo will also be sidelined due to injury issues and Callum Wilson is on the long term injury list. 

Newcastle United predicted line-up against West Ham United(4-3-3):

Martin Dubravka; Emil Krafth, Fabian Schar, Dan Burn, Paul Dummett; Jonjo Shelvey, Joe Willock, Joelinton; Allan Saint-Maximin, Chris Wood, Ryan Fraser 

West Ham United 2-1 Newcastle United:

West Ham will be looking to get back to winning ways to keep themselves in the top four race and it will be difficult for the away side to come away with a positive result from this encounter. 

As featured on HammersHeadlines.com

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