West Ham vs Chelsea preview, TV channel, kick-off time, date, odds and team news

West Ham vs Chelsea TV channel, kick-off time, date, odds and team news
Eden Hazard has been in great form for Chelsea (Picture: Getty Images)

West Ham host Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday lunchtime with the Blues looking to close the gap on Manchester United.

Antonio Conte’s men were held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge and they missed out on top spot in their Champions League group.

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However, they will be buoyed by their Premier League form of late and will be hoping to make it three wins out of three.

West Ham vs Chelsea TV channel, kick-off time, date, odds and team news
West Ham put in a spirited performance during their defeat to West Ham (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

Eden Hazard was in sparking form against Newcastle last weekend as the Belgium netted a brace.

Meanwhile, West Ham have been struggling for points in the league as of late – but manager David Moyes will be happy with his team’s performance against league leaders Manchester City.

What time is West Ham vs Chelsea kick-off?

This match will take place on Saturday 9 December.

The game will be held at the London Stadium.

Kick-off is at 12:30.

What TV channel is West Ham vs Chelsea on?

Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event will be showing the London derby clash.

What is the team news?

Cheikhou Kouyate is a major doubt with a hamstring injury and Michail Antonio is a slight doubt for the visit of Chelsea on Saturday.

Marko Arnautovic could come in with Andy Carroll and Javier Hernandez sidelined.

Antonio Conte has no fresh injury concerns, with David Luiz still sidelined with a knee injury.

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What are the odds? (Courtesy of Betfair)

West Ham – 6/1

Draw – 10/3

Chelsea – 40/85

Pre-match stats

  • West Ham have won just two of their last 22 Premier League games against Chelsea (D4 L16).
  • West Ham United are now eight games without a win in the Premier League (W0 D3 L5), their worst such-run since December 2015.
  • Eden Hazard has been directly involved in seven goals in his last eight Premier League games against the Hammers.
  • Alvaro Morata has been involved in 13 goals for Chelsea within his first 14 Premier League appearances for the club.

MORE: Michael Owen singles out ‘brilliant signing’ Nemanja Matic ahead of Manchester United’s clash with Manchester City

MORE: Eden Hazard says he’ll ‘speak to Chelsea’s board’ about replacing Antonio Conte with Zinedine Zidane

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