West Ham United vs Chelsea: How to watch, kick-off time, team news, predicted lineups and ones to watch 
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West Ham United host Chelsea FC at the London Stadium on Saturday afternoon, as the Hammers look to return to the top four in the Premier League.

Most recently, West Ham lost away to Newcastle United last Saturday.  Despite the Hammers scoring twice to bring the game back to level terms, Joe Willock scored the winner to win three vital points for Newcastle's relegation battle.

On the other hand, Chelsea were held to a 0-0 draw when they hosted Brighton & Hove Albion at Stamford Bridge. The result meant Chelsea moved up to 4th to be level on points with the Hammers

Team news

West Ham United

Declan Rice will be missed again through a knee injury and is expected back in May. 

Coming off against Wolves, Michail Antonio is also a doubt with a hamstring injury. 

Left-back, Aaron Cresswell, is also out for the London derby. 

After getting sent off last week, Craig Dawson faces a one-match ban. 

Chelsea

The Blues will be without Mateo Kovacic who carries a hamstring injury.  

Predicted lineups

West Ham United: Fabiański; Coufal, Diop, Ogbonna, Johnson; Soucek, Noble; Bowen, Lingard, Fornals; Benrahma.

Chelsea: Kepa; Christensen, Zouma, Rudiger; James, Jorginho, Mount, Alonso; Ziyech; Havertz, Pulisic.

Ones to watch

West Ham United - Jesse Lingard 

The midfielder is one of the most inform players at the moment, in the Premier League, following his explosive start to life at West Ham. The attacking midfielder is at the centre of the Hammers' attack, driving West Ham forward superbly. 

The 28-year old was brilliant in all of his games so far for the East London side, being the standout player on the pitch. Settling in very quickly, Lingard has nine goals and four assists in ten games, pushing the Hammers towards the UEFA Champions League places. 

Chelsea - Mason Mount

One of the Blues' best players this season, Mount will look to add at least one more goal involvement tally to his record, as he faces West Ham. The attacker has scored six times so far this season, tied as Chelsea's top goal scorer. He also has four assists. 

His fast-flowing passing alongside his quick runs, to split the defence, can make it difficult for any team to defend against.

Previous meeting

Chelsea 3-0 West Ham United (21/12/2020)

Where to watch

UK residents will be able to watch the game live on Sky Sports on Saturday, 24th April from 17:00 PM with the game kicking off at 17:30 PM.

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