West Ham v Tottenham team news and stats

Date published: Wednesday 2nd March 2016 2:43

Harry Kane: Has a liking to playing against West Ham

Harry Kane: Has a liking to playing against West Ham

Harry Kane will be hoping to continue his excellent run of form against West Ham when Tottenham travel to Upton Park for their Premier League clash on Wednesday evening.

Team news

Diafra Sakho could be added to the West Ham squad for the visit of derby rivals Tottenham.

The Senegalese striker has been out since November with a thigh injury but is back in training and his fitness will be assessed.

The Hammers are still without Winston Reid, Joey O’Brien (both hamstring), James Tomkins (calf) and Enner Valencia (ankle) while Sam Bryam is suspended.

Tottenham will make a late decision on Dele Alli’s fitness ahead of their derby date.

Alli will be assessed on Wednesday morning after he kicked the ground during the warm-up before Spurs’ win over Swansea on Sunday.

Tom Carroll is back after recovering from an Achilles injury but Mousa Dembele (groin), Clinton Njie (knee) and Jan Vertonghen (knee) are all out.

Opta stats

  • Harry Kane has scored three goals and assisted one more in four Premier League appearances against West Ham for Tottenham Hotspur.
  • In the last three meetings between West Ham and Spurs there have been five goals netted in the last 10 minutes of matches.
  • The Hammers have won only three of the last 17 Premier League games against Spurs (W3 D3 L11).
  • There have been three red cards shown in the last two meetings between the two sides at the Boleyn Ground.
  • Tottenham are unbeaten in their last 12 Premier League away games (W7 D5).
  • Mauricio Pochettino’s team have only conceded 11 goals in their last 14 Premier League away games.
  • Spurs have picked up the most points from London derbies this season, earning 11 points from five games, but the Hammers could surpass this with a win having accrued nine points from just four matches against other capital clubs.
  • Tottenham have now won 17 points from losing positions in the Premier League this season; more than any other side.
  • The Lilywhites have won five of the 10 Premier League games that they have been losing in this season.
  • Michail Antonio has scored in four and assisted in the other of his last five Premier League appearances at the Boleyn Ground.

Overall recent form

Recent League Form West Ham United Tottenham Hotspur
Last five games WDLWD WWWWW

 

Managers records – all-time

All-time English Barclays Premier League Record P W D L GF GA GD PTS PTS/P
Slaven Bilic 27 11 10 6 41 31 10 43 1.59
Mauricio Pochettino 119 53 34 32 180 140 40 193 1.62

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