West Ham v Birmingham Match Preview and Predictions 5th January 2018

Time: 15.30

 

London side West Ham clashes with former English Premier League side Westham in the English FA Cup both sides keen to advance to the next stage of the competition.

West Ham will be out to make the home support count to dismiss the unpredictable Championship side Birmingham City side who come knocking on their door step.

The hammers head into the match hoping to get back to winning ways after being held to a frustrating 2-2 draw by Brighton Albion in their last English Premier League encounter and get the job done in the upcoming FA cup encounter.

Manuel Pellegrini charges head into the match having registered mixed results in their last five matches managing two wins, lost two and drawn one of their last five matches and the manager will be keen to see his charges to produce more consistent results.

The hammers will be keen to make a stamen win and return their winning swagger back.

Birmingham travels to London hoping to stage an upset and sneak away with a crucial win to advance to next stage of the cup competition.

Birmingham head into the match hoping to get back to winning ways after being held to a frustrating 1-1 draw away from home by West Ham United in their last Championship encounter and a win will uplift the morale of the former English Premier League side.

The visitors have registered mixed results in their last five matches managing two wins and three draws in their last five matches and they will be keen to get back to winning ways.

West Ham will be counting on Mexican hitman Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez to fire the past the visitors who will be counting on their team spirit to get the job done.

Head to Head

West Ham has won one, Birmingham has won one and three draws have been witnessed between the two sides.

Tip

West Ham win

Odds

1.49

Stake

Medium

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