The Premier League returns with another round of matches this weekend, featuring an important encounter at the London Stadium on Sunday as West Ham United take on Eddie Howe’s impressive Newcastle United side.
Newcastle United currently sit in eighth place in the Premier League standings and have been enjoying a run of impressive form in recent weeks. In their previous game, the Magpies shocked PSG with a comprehensive 4-1 victory and will aim to replicate that performance this weekend.
On the other hand, West Ham United is currently in seventh place in the league table and has also been performing well this season. The Hammers secured a 2-1 victory over SC Freiburg in the Europa League this week, bolstering their confidence ahead of this upcoming match.
Date, kick-off time and venue
- Competition: English Premier League
- Game Day: Sunday, October 8, 2023
- Kick-off: 14:00 BST / 09:00 ET / 06:00 PT
- Stadium: London Stadium
- Referee: Peter Bankes
- VAR: Andy Madley
- Last meeting: West Ham 1-5 Newcastle
Where to watch West Ham vs Newcastle
In the UK, the West Ham vs Newcastle game will not be broadcast live as it was originally scheduled for the Saturday 3 p.m. blackout but was moved due to West Ham’s Europa League involvement on Thursday night. However, you can still follow all the action on matchday via Standard Sport’s live blog, which will feature expert analysis from Malik Ouzia at the ground.
West Ham vs Newcastle predicted lineup
West Ham United possible starting lineup:
Areola; Coufal, Zouma, Aguerd, Emerson; Soucek, Alvarez; Kudus, Ward-Prowse, Paqueta; Bowen
Newcastle United possible starting lineup:
Pope; Trippier, Lascelles, Schar, Burn; Guimaraes, Tonali, Longstaff; Murphy, Isak, Almiron
West Ham vs Newcastle last matches
West Ham United
|21/09/23||UEL||West Ham United||3 – 1||TSC|
|24/09/23||PRL||Liverpool||3 – 1||West Ham United|
|27/09/23||LEC||Lincoln City||0 – 1||West Ham United|
|30/09/23||PRL||West Ham United||2 – 0||Sheffield United|
|05/10/23||UEL||Freiburg||1 – 2||West Ham United|
|19/09/23||UCL||AC Milan||0 – 0||Newcastle United|
|24/09/23||PRL||Sheffield United||0 – 8||Newcastle United|
|27/09/23||LEC||Newcastle United||1 – 0||Manchester City|
|30/09/23||PRL||Newcastle United||2 – 0||Burnley|
|04/10/23||UCL||Newcastle United||4 – 1||PSG|