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Premier League – Leeds United at home to West Ham United

Leeds United vs. West Ham United

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Next Saturday at 4:00pm GMT, on matchday 6 of the Premier League, we will see Leeds play The Hammers at Elland Road.

Eighth placed The Hammers will travel to Elland Road, hopeful of rampage, as they face seventeenth placed Leeds.

Leeds United’s Premier League season, has so far seen them gain three points, going into this game

With one draw, which followed a defeat, Leeds’s recent form has not been great. They will be looking to return to winning ways in this next match.

Leeds have developed a habit of drawing football matches this season, which is reflected by their position in the table. They currently sit in seventeenth place, with a total of three points drawn three meetings and lost two games.

Playing at home, Leeds have drawn one game and lost one game.

A victory for Leeds United would put them on 6 points.

Injury and illness have depleted Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds and they will likely be missing seven key personnel for Saturday’s match.

West Ham United arrive at this game, having secured eight points so far this season

Time will tell, whether The Hammers’s recent run of poor form is about to change. However David Moyes will be keen to turn his season around with this game, following the recent defeat to Manchester United, which followed a disappointing 0-0 draw against Southampton.

The Hammers seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with two draws in three meetings. With eight points, they currently sit eighth in the League having won two matches, drawn two fixtures, and lost one game.

The Hammers will travel to Leeds with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one victory and one draw.

West Ham United will have 11 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Good Attacking Performance

The Hammers will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (11). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Michail Antonio (4), Said Benrahma (3), and Pablo Fornals (2). The Hammers have conceded seven goals.

The Hammers are missing one players through injury or illness. This will affect David Moyes’s selection choices significantly.

Leeds United v West Ham United – Head-to-Head.

Leeds and The Hammers have faced each other 26 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Leeds’s favour (15 – 4). Also, fourteen of the past 20 meetings between Leeds and The Hammers have resulted in a Leeds win. Their most recent encounter in this competition The Whites delivered a 2-0 home win- it’s a 68.49% likelihood that both sides will score again on Saturday.

The Hammers are odds on to win at 43.86 percent.

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