Picking the Best Potential West Ham Lineup to Face Tottenham on Saturday

West Ham host Tottenham at the London Stadium on Saturday in what is a crucial game for both sides for different reasons.


Slaven Bilic will be desperate for his side to secure a win against Spurs in order to relieve some of the growing pressure upon himself, while Mauricio Pochettino will know his team need a win over the Hammers to keep pace with their top 4 rivals.


Goalkeeper

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​Current England number one Joe Hart will start in goal for the Hammers on Saturday. 

Defence

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​West Ham are expected to field an experienced trio of centre-backs at the London Stadium, New Zealand international Winston Reid will captain the east London club in the absence of Mark Noble. 


Welshman James Collins and former Southampton man Jose Fonte will make up the rest of West Ham's three man defence. 

Midfield

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​Ex-Manchester City player Pablo Zabaleta and England international Aaron Cresswell will be deployed in the wing-back roles by Slaven Bilic for Saturday's contest.


Pedro Obiang will be hoping he can score in successive games at the London Stadium following his goal against Huddersfield Town in West Ham's opening home match of this campaign. 

Forwards

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​Michail Antonio and Andre Ayew are expected to alternate wings throughout the fixture in order to keep Tottenham defenders guessing whilst Mexican striker Javier Hernandez will play through the middle of West Ham's front three. 


The former Manchester United man will be itching to score his first goal at the London Stadium and Saturday's match would be the perfect time to do so.