Team News

West Ham United

Sam Allardyce is expected field his strongest XI tonight, with Diafra Sakho (back) and Cheikhou Kouyate (international duty) the only players unavailable for selection.

Alex Song could make a return to the starting XI.


Roberto Martinez is without Tim Howard (calf), Sylvain Distin (groing), Tony Hibbert (foot), Leon Osman (foot), Darren Gibson and Steven Pienaar (both knee) who all miss out through injury.

Potential Starting XI

Last 10 Meetings

6 Jan 2015FA Cup 3rd RoundGoodison ParkD 1-1
22 Nov 2014Premier LeagueGoodison ParkL 2-1
1 Mar 2014Premier LeagueGoodison ParkL 1-0
21 Sep 2013Premier LeagueBoleyn GroundL 3-2
12 May 2013Premier LeagueGoodison ParkL 2-0
22 Dec 2012Premier LeagueBoleyn GroundL 2-1
22 Jan 2011Premier LeagueGoodison ParkD 2-2
28 Dec 2010Premier LeagueBoleyn GroundD 1-1
4 Apr 2010Premier LeagueGoodison ParkD 2-2
8 Nov 2009Premier LeagueBoleyn GroundL 2-1

Match in Numbers

3 – West Ham are three-time winners – most recently in 1980

5 – While Everton have won the FA Cup on five occasions – most recently in 1995

6 – Everton are without a win in their last six matches in all competitions

5 – While the Hammers’ winless run currently stands at five matches

150 – James Collins’ opener at Goodison Park last week was the Hammers’ 150th goal against Everton.

Fan Predictions

Head-to-Head (all competitions)

PlayedWonDrawnLostForAgainstGD +/-Win %