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Newcastle vs West Ham: Preview, predictions and lineups

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Premier League motion resumes after the March worldwide break when Newcastle host West Ham in Saturday’s early kick-off as either side attempt to safe European soccer for subsequent season.

The Magpies, who’ve been hit with extra extreme accidents over the previous two weeks, have struggled to match their spectacular 2022/23 marketing campaign and sit down in tenth with ten video games left to play.

West Ham are in a stronger place with regards to qualifying for the Europa League, sitting seventh and solely three factors behind Manchester United.

This is 90min’s preview of Newcastle vs West Ham.

Newcastle vs West Ham H2H File (Final 5 Video games)

Present Kind (all competitions)

Newcastle

West Ham

Man Metropolis 2-0 Newcastle – 16/03/24

West Ham 1-1 Aston Villa – 17/03/24

Chelsea 3-2 Newcastle – 11/03/24

West Ham 5-0 Freiburg – 14/03/24

Newcastle 3-0 Wolves – 02/03/24

West Ham 2-2 Burnley – 10/03/24

Blackburn 1-1 Newcastle (3-4p) – 27/02/24

Freiburg 1-0 West Ham – 07/03/24

Arsenal 4-1 Newcastle – 24/02/24

Everton 1-3 West Ham – 02/03/24

Nation

TV channel/stay stream

United Kingdom

talkSPORT, TNT Sports activities Final, discovery+, discovery+ App, TNT Sports activities 1

United States

nbcsports.com, SiriusXM FC, NBC Sports activities App, UNIVERSO NOW, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo, USA Community, UNIVERSO

Canada

fuboTV Canada

Lewis Miley

Miley is out injured / Stu Forster/GettyImages

Newcastle have been ravaged by accidents all through the season and there appears to be like to be no finish in sight.

The worldwide break noticed Sven Botman bear surgical procedure to restore a broken anterior cruciate ligament, ruling the Dutch defender out for between six to 9 months, whereas Lewis Miley is prone to be lacking for round six weeks after damaging his again.

Joelinton, Callum Wilson and Nick Pope are nonetheless out, whereas Tino Livramento and Harvey Barnes face a decent deadline to be slot in time to face West Ham. There’s additionally an opportunity Kieran Trippier makes his return to the beginning lineup.

Newcastle predicted lineup vs West Ham (4-3-3): Dubravka; Livramento, Schar, Lascelles, Burn; Longstaff, Guimaraes, Willock; Gordon, Isak, Almiron.

Mohammed Kudus

Kudus could be a giant miss for West Ham / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/GettyImages

Supervisor David Moyes can be sweating over the health of key attacker Mohammed Kudus, who’s making an attempt to return from a knee harm which noticed him miss Ghana’s worldwide fixtures.

Maxwel Cornet might probably recuperate from a hamstring downside in time to play, whereas there was concern about Emerson Palmieri. Nevertheless, the previous Chelsea defender ought to function.

The one sure absentee for West Ham this weekend is Mexican midfielder Edson Alvarez, who’s suspended.

West Ham predicted lineup vs Newcastle (4-2-3-1): Areola; Coufal, Mavrapanos, Zouma, Emerson; Phillips, Soucek; Bowen, Paqueta, Kudus; Antonio.

With each groups nonetheless combating for one thing within the Premier League, there may be potential for this to be an entertaining conflict within the north east on Saturday afternoon.

With the Magpies limping in direction of the tip of the season, David Moyes’ aspect ought to attempt to put strain on the hosts from the beginning and, given their opponents’ many harm woes, they might anticipate to get three factors.

Equally, a giant effort is required by Newcastle given they’ve restricted choices from the bench, so anticipate some targets and an awesome ambiance at St James’ Park.

Prediction: Newcastle 2-2 West Ham

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