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West Ham vs Manchester City: How to watch on TV live stream, kick-off time, team news & predictions

Grey Whitebloom
West Ham haven't beaten Manchester City in the Premier League since 2015, giving up a 2-0 half-time lead in May
West Ham haven't beaten Manchester City in the Premier League since 2015, giving up a 2-0 half-time lead in May / Craig Mercer/MB Media/GettyImages

In the final game on the first weekend of the new Premier League season, West Ham United host reigning champions Manchester City this Sunday afternoon.

David Moyes' side sat fourth as late as December but never recovered from a gulley of form leading up to Christmas. The Hammers ultimately lost their Europa League semi-final and failed to qualify for the tournament again with a seventh-placed league finish only confirmed by their final day defeat.

Manchester City managed to stabilise a mini-wobble themselves, dropping points in just one of their final seven matches - though that was at West Ham's London Stadium.

Here's everything you need to know about the meeting between these two.

Where are West Ham vs Manchester City playing?

  • Location: London, England
  • Stadium: London Stadium
  • Kick-off Time: 16:30 BST / 11:30 EST / 08:30 PST
  • VAR: Mike Dean
  • Referee: Michael Oliver

Where can you watch West Ham vs Manchester City in the UK?

Channel: Sky Sports Main Event
Channel: Sky Sports Premier League
Channel: Sky Ultra HD
Streaming Service: NOW TV
Streaming Service: Sky Go
Broadcast Time: 16:00 (BST)

Where can you watch West Ham vs Manchester City in the United States?

Streaming Service: Peacock Premium
Broadcast Time EST: 11:30
Broadcast Time PST: 08:30

Where can you watch West Ham vs Manchester City in Canada?

Streaming Service: fuboTV
Broadcast Time (EST): 11:30

Where can you watch West Ham vs Manchester City Highlights?

Channel: Sky Sports Football
Channel: BBC Match of the Day 2
Stream: Sky Sports Football YouTube channel

H2H Results (Last Five Games)

West Ham: 0 Wins
Manchester City: 2 Wins
Draws: 3 Draws

Current Form (Last Five Games)

West Ham: WDLDD
Manchester City: DWWWL

West Ham team news

Moyes may have to line up without his two £30m-plus arrivals. Centre-back Nayef Aguerd was forced into surgery on his ankle during preseason and the towering striker Gianluca Scamacca isn't quite up to full match fitness following his arrival from Serie A.

Scamacca's Italian compatriot Angelo Ogbonna has been playing with the club's under-21s, easing his way back to full fitness following a season-ending injury in November.

West Ham predicted lineup vs Manchester City

West Ham Starting 11: Fabianski; Coufal, Zouma, Dawson, Cresswell; Rice, Soucek; Bowen, Fornals, Benrahma; Antonio
Bench: Areola, Coventry, Downes, Johnson, Lanzini, Vlasic, Antonio

Manchester City team news

Aymeric Laporte isn't expected to return from knee surgery until September at the earliest. Only two players made more Premier League starts for City than the Spain international last season and they got off to a losing start in the Community Shield in his absence.

Manchester City predicted lineup vs West Ham

Manchester City Starting 11: Ederson; Walker, Dias, Ake, Cancelo; Rodri, Bernardo; Alvarez, De Bruyne, Foden; Haaland
Bench: Ortega, Stones, Phillips, Gundogan, Grealish, Mahrez, Palmer

West Ham vs Manchester City score prediction

Moyes may not have beaten Pep Guardiola's side in last season's top flight, but West Ham are a bad matchup for City, boasting strengths in their traditional blind spots; counter-attacks and set pieces.

Yet, while City haven't traditionally been fast starters under Guardiola - dropping points in the opening month of the last five seasons - they come into the vast majority of matches as favourites, even against tricky opposition in the form of West Ham.

Prediction: West Ham 1-2 Manchester City

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