Swansea – West Ham LIVE In-Play – Swansea’s leading run of form beneath Carlos Carvalhal came to a sudden end in the weekend after being thrashed 4-1 off to Brighton. They’re back at the bottom three on goal difference but a win may move level on points with West Ham at 15th.
West Ham were outclassed by Liverpool out time but today their kind reads one win in their past six games in all competitions. West Ham ran out 4-1 winners in their final trip to the Liberty Stadium but it could be a surprise when they appreciated comparable delights on Saturday. Both sides are fighting for their lives from the Premier League and this really is a massive match for them.
Swansea have been quite powerful at home of late, even beating Arsenal and Liverpool in their last six games in the Liberty Stadium. They will assured of picking up at least a point from the Hammers.
Leon Britton was named in the matchday squad in Tuesday night’s FA Cup replay against Sheffield Wednesday to ease Swansea’s injury problems. Jordan Ayew, Kyle Naughton, Alfie Mawson, Lukasz Fabianski and Martin Olsson will return for the home side after being given some sort of rest in midweek. Carlos Carvalhal will still be without Angel Rangel, Leroy Fer, Renato Sanches and Wilfried Bony for Saturday’s home match against West Ham.
Manuel Lanzini returned to first-team action in West Ham’s defeat to Liverpool last weekend. Patrice Evra suffered a nasty cut on his leg on his West Ham debut at Anfield and remains a doubt here. Michail Antonio, Javier Hernandez and Winston Reid will push for starts at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.