Saturday 29 April 2023

Moyes mixes it up for Palace clash

West ham are still in need of at least one more result to nail down their Premiership status for next year and make the trip south of the Thames to take on Crystal Palace in the early kick off today. 

The Hammers form has been hood of late and they will be looking to pick themselves up after an unlucky 2-1 defeat to Liverpool in midweek.

Benrahma and Cresswell move to the bench as Emerson and Fornals come in to change things up down the left flank. Otherwise, the starting XI is as expected with Antonio leading the line. 

It's a measure of how far the squad has come that the bench includes a string of players who would readily walk into the starting eleven for most Premiership clubs. In addition to Cresswell and Benrahma, Moyes can call on any of Ings, Cornet, Downes, Kehrer and Ogbonna to adjust the side as the game unfolds.

Kick off is 12.30. 


West Ham Starting XI: Lukasz Fabianski; Vladimir Coufal, Kurt Zouma, Nayef Aguerd, Emerson; Tomas Soucek, Declan Rice (c), Lucas Paqueta; Jarrod Bowen, Michail Antonio, Pablo Fornals

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