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West Ham United vs Brighton & Hove Albion

Competition – Barclays Premier League

Stadium – London Stadium

Date: 20th October 2017

Kick-off time – 20:00 GMT

After a terrible start to the new season that saw them lose their first three games, conceding ten goals in the process, West Ham havestarted to do well this season finally.

A combination of new signings who have failed to make an impact and injuries has seen them fail to score enough goals as well as keep their oppositions from scoring.

Their manager Slaven Bilic has constantly been under pressure this season and although they still haven’t reached the level fans expect, their draw at Burnley last time was a respectable one and they will be hopeful of taking all three points from this game.

That draw means they have lost just one of their last six games winning three and drawing two.

Brighton were early season favorites for relegation but they have tried their best to show that they can survive this first season.

They lost their opening two league games and many were not surprised but they have been improving as the season goes on.

They drew their last game against Everton which made it 2 wins, 2 draws ad 4 losses from their opening 8 league games.

However, all but one of their Premier League points this season has come at home and it will be an achievement if they get at least another point in this game.

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

West Ham United

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
D Burnley 1-1 West Ham United Oct 14, 2017 English Premier League
W West Ham United 1-0 Swansea City Sep 30, 2017 English Premier League
L West Ham United 2-3 Tottenham Hotspur Sep 23, 2017 English Premier League
W West Ham United 3-0 Bolton Wanderers Sep 19, 2017 English Carabao Cup
D West Bromwich Albion 0-0 West Ham United Sep 16, 2017 English Premier League

Brighton & Hove Albion

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
D Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Everton Oct 15, 2017 English Premier League
L Arsenal 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion Oct 1, 2017 English Premier League
W Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 Newcastle United Sep 24, 2017 English Premier League
L AFC Bournemouth 2-1 Brighton & Hove Albion Sep 15, 2017 English Premier League
W Brighton & Hove Albion 3-1 West Bromwich Albion Sep 9, 2017 English Premier League

H2H

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
West Ham United 6-0 Brighton & Hove Albion Apr 14, 2012 English League Championship
Brighton & Hove Albion 0-1 West Ham United Oct 24, 2011 English League Championship
West Ham United 3-0 Brighton & Hove Albion Jan 6, 2007 English FA Cup
Brighton & Hove Albion 2-2 West Ham United Apr 23, 2005 English League Championship
West Ham United 0-1 Brighton & Hove Albion Nov 13, 2004 English League Championship


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