Premier League: Tottenham vs West Ham match preview

A look ahead to Saturday’s Premier League fixture at White Hart Lane

This London derby has all the ingredients for an enthralling encounter. In the sides' last two meetings, both have enjoyed the spoils with Spurs coming out on top at on the opening weekend of this Premier League season.

West Ham will have great memories of their last trip to White Hart Lane after they knocked Spurs out of the Capital One Cup 2-1 last season. The Hammers are enjoying one of their best seasons in years and are currently well position in 8th place.

Spurs on the other hand continue their push for a Champions League spot and know that it’s imperative that they take all three points on Sunday to continue to put the pressure on the teams above them in fifth and fourth.

KICK-OFF: Sunday, 12pm

PAST THREE PREMIER LEAGUE MEETINGS…

West Ham 0 Spurs 1 (Dier ) Premier League, August  2014

West Ham 2 (Kane O.G. Downing) Spurs 0 Premier League, May 2014

Spurs 1 (Adebayor ) West Ham 2 (Jarvis, Maiga) Premier League, December 2013

STATS…

Spurs have won 51 league matches against West Ham, drawing 30 and losing 42.

Harry Kane has scored five goals against in three matches against London clubs this season. (Arsenal (2), Chelsea (2) C. Palace (1).

West Ham are two points away from equalling their best away points tally from the entirety of last season. They have currently picked up 14 points away from home this season.

West Ham have already beaten one London club away from home in the Premier League this season. (C. Palace 3-1)

Spurs have ready lost more matches at home than they did for the whole of last season. (Last season 3) (This season 4).

ODDS…

Spurs to win: 1.8

West Ham to win: 4.8

Draw: 3.9

CLASSIC MOMENT...

Who can forget the classic food poisoning fiasco when Spurs played West Ham at Upton Park in 2006. In a battle for fourth place with Arsenal, a number of Spurs players were taken ill before their match with the Hammers. Spurs went onto lose the match 2-1 and finished 5th in the league, with Arsenal clinching the final Champions League spot.

TV: Live on BT Sport K.O. 12:00pm

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