West Ham vs Leicester: Can Reece Oxford continue his meteoric rise against the Foxes?

A look ahead to the Premier League fixture at Upton Park

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It’s a big game for…

Jamie Vardy: In the news for all the wrong reasons last weekend, the England international will want his football do the talking for him against the Hammers.

Best stat…

25 – The number of points that Leicester City have picked up in the Premier League since April - more than any other team.

Remember when…

West Ham edged a seven0goal thriller in May 1998, which featured goals from a young Frank Lampard for West Ham and Emile Heskey for the Foxes?

Player to watch…

Reece Oxford: The 16-year-old ‘s performance against Arsenal at the Emirates was the story of the opening weekend, with West Ham boss Slaven Bilic declaring himself ‘proud’ of his young starlet.

Past three-meetings…

Leicester 2 (Cambiasso, King) West Ham 1 (Kouyate), Premier League, April 2015

West Ham 2 (Carroll, Downing) Leicester 0, Premier League, December 2014

Leicester 1 (Beckford) West Ham 2 (Reid, Collison), Football League Championship, April 2012

Form guide…

West Ham: W

Leicester: W

Vital information…

KICK-OFF TIME: 3.00pm, Saturday 15 August

TV: Highlights on Match of the Day BBC1, 10.30pm

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