Nov 11, 2012 at 3pm UK at ​St James' Park
NewcastleNewcastle United
0-1
West HamWest Ham United

Ben Arfa (76')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Nolan (38')
Noble (45'), O'Brien (61')

Preview: Newcastle United vs. West Ham United

Preview: Newcastle vs. West Ham
© PA Photos
Sports Mole previews this Sunday's Premier League encounter between Newcastle United and West Ham United.

Newcastle United welcome West Ham United to St James' Park on Sunday, with one point separating the clubs in the Premier League table.

The Magpies can leapfrog their opponents with a victory this weekend and manager Alan Pardew will be relying on their nine unbeaten home-game record against the Hammers.

West Ham striker Andy Carroll will return to the North East for the first time since he left Liverpool for Upton Park on a season-long loan.

The 23-year-old is likely to come up against Steven Taylor and Mike Williamson in defence, while forward pair Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse are expected to lead the line for the home side.

Carroll is likely to be the lone striker up front for manager Sam Allardyce, with Kevin Nolan and Yossi Benayoun providing service with Matt Jarvis on the wing.

Recent form:

Newcastle: DLDWD

West Ham: WLWLD

Possible lineups:

Newcastle: Krul; Simpson, S Taylor, Williamson, Santon; Ben Arfa, Anita, Cabaye, Gutierrez; Ba, Cisse

West Ham: Jaaskelainen; O'Brien, McCartney, Collins, Reid; Noble, Diame; Benayoun, Nolan, Jarvis; Carroll

Sports Mole says: 2-1

Share this article now:
Raheem Sterling
Read Next:
Team News: Suso, Sterling start for Liverpool
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27233179205972
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27175551193256
3Liverpool27159361313054
4Chelsea27165649232653
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs27157552242852
6Arsenal27136851361545
7Burnley279992124-336
8Leicester CityLeicester2798103940-135
9Everton2797113246-1434
10Bournemouth2787123141-1031
11Watford2786133747-1030
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2779113446-1230
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2777132536-1128
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton27610112236-1428
15Crystal Palace2769122542-1727
16Swansea CitySwansea2776142037-1727
17Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2776142347-2427
18Southampton27511112840-1226
19Stoke CityStoke2767142753-2625
20West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom27311132140-1920
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand