Chelsea v West Ham: match preview, team news, facts and figures

first_imgNemanja Matic was sent off when Chelsea lost at West Ham in OctoberKick-off: 3pm, Saturday 19 March 2016Referee: Bobby Madley (Wakefield, Yorkshire)Match in a nutshell: Chelsea aim to avenge October’s defeat at Upton Park but West Ham will want to enhance their push for a Champions League place.BetVictor.com preview: Chelsea are playing for pride but should beat West HamFive key battles: Including Branislav Ivanovic v Dimitri Payet Injuries and suspensionsCHELSEARuled out: Eden Hazard (thigh), Kurt Zouma (knee), Radamel Falcao (match fitness), Diego Costa (suspended).WEST HAM UNITEDRuled out: James Collins (hamstring), James Tomkins (calf), Victor Moses (ineligible because of loan agreement). Possible line-upsChelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Mikel, Fabregas; Willian, Oscar, Pedro; Traore. Subs from: Begovic, Amelia, Aina, Miazga, Clarke-Salter, Baba, Kenedy, Matic, Loftus-Cheek, Pato, Remy.West Ham United: Adrian; Byram, Reid, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Kouyate, Noble; Antonio, Lanzini, Payet; Emenike.Subs from: Randolph, O’Brien, Oxford, Henry, Hendrie, Song, Obiang, Dobson, Carroll, Sakho, Valencia. Vital statisticsForm guide – last five league matchesChelsea total: D W W W D (11 points)Home: D W D D D (7 points)West Ham total: W W W D L (10 points)Away: W D L L W (7 points)Top scorers – all competitionsChelsea: Costa 15; Willian 10; Oscar 8; Pedro 5; Traore 4; Cahill 3, Fabregas 3, Ramires 3, Remy 3; Azpilicueta 2, Hazard 2, Ivanovic 2, Kenedy 2, Zouma 2; Falcao 1, Loftus-Cheek 1, Matic 1, Mikel 1, Terry 1.West Ham: Payet 11; Antonio 7; Sakho 6; Lanzini 5, Valencia 5, Zarate 5; Kouyate 4; Carroll 3, Noble 3; Emenike 2, Jelavic 2, Jenkinson 2, Moses 2, Tomkins 2; Cresswell 1, Lee 1, Maiga 1, Ogbonna 1.Last five meetings24 October 2015: West Ham 2 Chelsea 14 March 2015: West Ham 0 Chelsea 126 December 2014: Chelsea 2 West Ham 029 January 2014: Chelsea 0 West Ham 023 November 2013: West Ham 0 Chelsea 3Chelsea 3 wins, West Ham 1 win, 1 drawFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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