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West Ham predicted lineup vs Crystal Palace - Premier League

Dylan O'Connell
Michail Antonio made history for the Hammers on Monday night
Michail Antonio made history for the Hammers on Monday night / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images
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West Ham United will be looking to make it three Premier League wins from three on Saturday afternoon when they face Crystal Palace at the London Stadium.

The Hammers will be hoping for a repeat performance of Monday’s game with Leicester City, which saw 60,000 fans watch a 4-1 thrashing of the Foxes.

Monday's game was also a massive night for Michail Antonio, as he became West Ham's outright top scorer in the Premier League - a record previously held by Paolo Di Canio.

With a London derby next up for David Moyes and his high flying Hammers, here's how West Ham may lineup for Crystal Palace’s visit to the London Stadium.


1. Goalkeeper & Defenders

Lukasz Fabianski in action for West Ham
Lukasz Fabianski in action for West Ham / Craig Mercer/MB Media/Getty Images

Lukasz Fabianski (GK) - A clean sheet will be on the West Ham goalkeeper's mind on Saturday, as he has conceded three times in two games this season.

Vladimir Coufal (RB) - The fan favourite full-back will be hoping to continue his recent run of form at the London Stadium against Crystal Palace.

Craig Dawson (CB) - With Kurt Zouma edging closer to a move to West Ham, pressure will be on the English defender to deliver before the international break.

Angelo Ogbonna (CB) - After conceding twice against Newcastle and once against Leicester, the Italian will be focused on keeping a clean sheet on Saturday.

Aaron Cresswell (LB) - The 31-year-old left-back was ecstatic leaving the pitch on Monday and said wants to continue the Hammers run of form against Palace.

2. Midfielders

Declan Rice
Declan Rice applauding fans at the London Stadium / Marc Atkins/Getty Images

Declan Rice (CM) - Crucial to West Ham's recent successes has been the midfield partnership of Declan Rice and Tomas Soucek. The pair have been clean in their tackling and near perfect with their distribution. One of the best partnerships in the Premier League.

Tomas Soucek (CM) - The arrival of Soucek was a catalyst for David Moyes' West Ham to really take off. The Czech midfield is vital in David Moyes' system.

Pablo Fornals (CM) - An attack-minded midfielder will be key against a Crystal Palace team desperate for their first points of the Premier League season. Any quick counter attack by West Ham on Saturday will have Fornals right at the heart of it.

3. Forwards

Said Benrahma got a goal and an assist on Monday
Said Benrahma got a goal and an assist on Monday / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images

Jarrod Bowen (RW) - The forward laid down a marker this week, saying 'we've started where we want to be.' The test now for Bowen and the Hammers is can they maintain this start against Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon.

Michail Antonio (ST) - The striker is joint top scorer in this season's Premier League, and he became West Ham’s outright top scorer in the competition last Monday. Antonio's confidence will be sky high going into Saturday's game.

Said Benrahma (LW) -
The Algerian scored and assisted on Monday, and he will be eager to extend his recent run of form into Saturday's London derby.

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