West Ham face Stoke at London Stadium on Monday, April 16. Here’s all the info you need to watch.
West Ham and Stoke are both in the bottom third of the table. The Hammers are 14th in the table, six points clear of the relegation zone. West Ham have six games remaining and should be able to avoid the relegation zone if do not lose all of their remaining games. Stoke are in serious trouble. The Potters are 19th with five games remaining. Stoke are four points short of the safety zone and desperately need to win their remaining games.
West Ham held Chelsea to a 1-1 draw last weekend, giving them four points in their last two games. While the Hammers have played well lately, they only have seven points in their last seven games. After a terrible start to his West Ham career, Marko Arnautovic has played very well over his last 14 games, scoring nine goals and adding four assists. Arnautovic along with Chicharito will form the front of West Ham’s attack. The Mexican international has scored eight goals this season, including four in his last eight games.
After an initial good start under Paul Lambert, Stoke have fallen apart. The Potters have lost four straight and have not won since Jan. 20. Over their last 10 games, Stoke have picked up seven points. While the Potters have some talented offensive players, they have been a disaster defensively. Stoke have allowed the most goals in the Premier League, four more than Watford. If Stoke are relegated, Xherdan Shaqiri will be in high demand during the summer transfer window. The Swiss star has scored seven goals and added six assists this season.
The Premier League match between Watford and Burnley will be broadcast on NBCSN. Live streaming is available on NBC Sports Gold, which you can access with a subscription.
West Ham won the reverse fixture 3-0 this season at bet365 Stadium.