For West Ham United manager David Moyes, some of his selection decisions will be made for him. He could be without the services of up to five players, when his side hosts Crystal Palace, and there are issues in every position group.
They will likely be especially thin in the final third, as there appears to be some kind of flu, or virus thing going around the Irons squad right now.
West Ham United vs Crystal Palace FYIs
Kickoff: Sun. Dec 3, 2023, at 2pm, London Stadium, UK
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Preview Content: West Ham Team News WHU Starting XI Prediction
PL Standing, Form: Crystal Palace 13th, 15 pts, LLWLL West Ham 9th, 20 pts, WWLLL
Result Probability: West Ham United 47% Draw 27% Crystal Palace 26%
So we’ll see who is healthy and fit (grab that orange juice and chicken soup) for the London derby, which will see Moyes match wits with Roy Hodgson..
And without any further ado, let’s see what’s “the best of what’s around,” as Dave Matthews would say, for the predicted starting lineup, which will most likely be in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
West Ham United Starting XI Prediction vs Crystal Palace
Alphonse Areola; Ben Johnson, Konstantinos Mavropanos, Kurt Zouma, Emerson Palmieri; Tomas Soucek, James Ward-Prowse; Said Benrahma, Lucas Paqueta, Pablo Fornals; Danny Ings
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