West Ham United and Aston Villa will face off in a crucial Premier League clash at the London Stadium on Saturday, with both sides desperate for points in their respective battles for survival.
The Hammers are currently in the relegation zone, two points adrift of safety, while Villa are just one point above the drop zone. Both sides have been in poor form of late, with West Ham having won just one of their last seven league games, while Villa have lost their last three.
The hosts will be looking to build on their impressive 3-2 win over Leicester City last time out, while Villa will be hoping to bounce back from their 3-1 defeat to Manchester City.
West Ham have been boosted by the return of influential midfielder Declan Rice, who has been out since February with a knee injury. The England international is expected to start in midfield alongside Tomas Soucek and Mark Noble.
Villa, meanwhile, will be without the services of Jack Grealish, who is still recovering from a shin injury. Anwar El Ghazi is expected to start in his place, while Ross Barkley and John McGinn should also feature in midfield.
In attack, West Ham will be hoping that Michail Antonio can continue his impressive form, having scored four goals in his last three games. Villa, meanwhile, will be looking to the likes of Ollie Watkins and Bertrand Traore to provide the goals.
The game promises to be an intriguing battle between two sides desperate for points. West Ham will be hoping to take advantage of their home advantage and move out of the relegation zone, while Villa will be looking to move further away from the drop zone and secure their Premier League status for another season.