WEST HAM host Watford tonight in a HUGE match for Premier League survival.
Both sides are on the same number of points in 16th and 17th place – who will get that crucial, crucial victory?
- Kick-off: 8pm
- TV/ live stream: Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event
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1 Gomes, 6 Mariappa, 14 Chalobah, 15 Cathcart, 17 Pedro, 18 Gray, 20 Quina, 33 Pussetto, 37 Pereyra.
35 Randolph, 26 Masuaku, 4 Balbuena, 19 Wilshere, 54 Coventry, 8 Anderson, 10 Lanzini, 7 Yarmolenko, 22 Haller.
26 Foster, 11 Masina, 4 Dawson, 27 Kabasele, 21 Femenia, 19 Hughes, 8 Cleverley, 16 Doucoure, 10 Welbeck, 23 Sarr, 9 Deeney (C).
1 Fabianski, 53 Johnson, 23 Diop, 21 Ogbonna, 3 Cresswell, 41 Rice, 28 Soucek, 16 Noble (C), 17 Bowen, 18 Fornals, 30 Antonio.
A win for both sides would see them go six points clear of Bournemouth and Aston Villa.
Goal difference currently separates the two sides, a win for West Ham would take them up to 37 points and 15th place.
Three points for Watford would see them go onto 37 points and up one spot to 16th.
GOOD EVENING ALL
Welcome to the live blog of West Ham vs Watford.
This game is possibly one of the biggest games this season. A loss for either team could have severe consequences, and could potentially dent their bid for relegation survival.
A win for the hosts would see their points tally go to 37, three points above their opponents today and six points above both relegation strugglers Bournemouth and Aston Villa heading into the final two fixtures.
Likewise, a win for the away team presents the same scenario. Watford winning this game would see them go three points above their opponents and six points above Bournemouth and Aston Villa before heading into their final two fixtures against Manchester City and Arsenal.
Watford will be without Daryl Janmaat, Gerard Deulofeu (Knee injuries) and Isaac Success (Achilles injury).
Captain Troy Deeney also continues to manage a possible knee injury, but manager Nigel Pearson said it is nothing to be significantly concerned about.
West Ham ran some late fitness tests today with one expected to force one change to the starting XI which thumped and dumped Norwich out of the Premier League.
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