Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United – Premier League Match Preview
West Ham are Spurs’ latest opponent as they chase European Football for next season.
Tottenham face David Moyes’ West Ham United side on Sunday as Spurs look to continue to push on in their quest for qualification for European Football.
Antonio Conte’s team are having a positive season so far and find themselves in 5th place in the Premier League, just 2 points behind Newcastle United in 4th place as Spurs look to qualify for European Football come the end of the season.
As for West Ham, they are having a below par season to date and are in 16th place, with only 2 points separating themselves and the relegation zone.
The most recent victory for Spurs was their stunning 1-0 win against Premier League Champions Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, where Harry Kane also became the club’s all-time leading goal scorer.
As for West Ham, their most recent success in the Premier League was a crucial 2 – 0 victory at the London Stadium against fellow relegation candidates Everton.
In their most recent match, Spurs were narrowly defeated 1-0 by AC Milan in the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie on Tuesday. The Lilywhites will be looking to avenge this when they play Milan at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in March.
The Hammers will be coming into this game off the back of a creditable 1-1 draw against Graham Potter’s Chelsea. Former Blues player Emerson got the goal for Moyes’ men.
Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United have met on 200 occasions ahead of the match this coming Sunday.
Their first meeting came on 3rd September 1898, where Spurs secured a 3-0 league win over their London rivals. Historically, Spurs have continued to be dominant in this fixture, having won 100 matches against the Hammers, who have 66 wins in comparison.
There have only been 54 draws between these two historic clubs.
The top goal scorer for Tottenham Hotspur so far this season is the ever prolific Harry Kane, who has 17 goals to his name so far in 22 games. He is followed by Rodrigo Bentancur (5), with both Heung-Min Son and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, having scored 4 goals to date.
Jarrod Bowen is top of the Hammers’ goal scoring charts with 4 goals so far this season. Former Brentford forward Said Benrahma and summer signing Gianluca Scamacca are not very far behind the England international with 3 goals each.
There are some positive stats for Spurs fans, the first is that in their last ten matches against each other, Tottenham have scored at least 2 goals in 8 of these meetings. West Ham have not been the most clinical team of recent times, and have scored less than 3 goals in their last 4 Premier League matches.
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