Spurs v West Ham Match Preview
Ange Postecoglou’s Tottenham can go level on points with Manchester City should they get all three points against the Hammers on Thursday evening.
Following a thrilling 3 – 3 draw at the Etihad Stadium against Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur will look to return to winning ways at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium against David Moyes’ West Ham United on Thursday night. Ange Postecoglou’s side are facing a Hammers side who are also in the hunt for European football this season.
This contest promises to be tense and hard-fought, as not only are these two clubs fighting for European qualification, but this will also be a London Derby, so bragging rights will be at stake when these two clubs come face to face in North London.
Ahead of this game, Tottenham find themselves in 5th place with 27 points. As for the Hammers, they currently sit in 9th place after accumulating 21 points from their 14 Premier League matches. David Moyes’s side is just four points adrift of 7th, the first position with European qualification.
Moving back to the topic of Spurs, Ange Postecoglou’s side has spent time at the summit of the top flight, and the Lilywhites also went unbeaten in the first ten games of the latest Premier League campaign.
The Lilywhites have picked up some tremendous results in their first fourteen games of the 2023/24 Premier League season. Such results include a 2 – 0 win against Manchester United, an emphatic 5 – 2 away win against Burnley, a 2 – 1 win against Liverpool and a thoroughly entertaining 3 – 3 draw against reigning Premier League Champions Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
Tottenham have not only impressed with their results, they have also caught the eye of football fans across the country and the continent with their entertaining football and relentless attacking play in each game.
We will now move on to the latest Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Thursday night. The game gets underway in North London at 20:15.
The most recent match between the Lilywhites and the Hammers occurred in the Premier League on 19th February 2023, where Tottenham comfortably won 2 – 0. That day, Emerson Royal (56’) and Son Heung-Min (72’) were their goal scorers.
Overall, these two London rivals have met on 221 occasions, including their first-ever competitive meeting on 3rd September 1898, which Spurs won 3 – 0. Harry Bradshaw, John Cameron and Kenneth McKay were the goal scorers in that game.
Spurs have a superior record of 101 wins in this fixture as of the time of writing compared to West Ham’s 66. There have been 54 draws between them to date.
Excitement and anticipation amongst Tottenham fans is building ahead of this London Derby on Thursday night against David Moyes’ West Ham United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The game promises to be hard-fought and enthralling, with plenty at stake even so early into the 2023/24 Premier League season.
Following this game against the Hammers, Ange Postecoglou’s Spurs will welcome Eddie Howe’s Newcastle United to North London on Sunday, 10th December 2023, in a 16:30 kick-off. The next game at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium after that will be against Sean Dyche’s Everton on Saturday, 23rd December 2023, in a 15:00 kick-off.
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