After a disappointing defeat to Leicester in the Capital One Cup, Slaven and the players will be desperate to make amends and make it four straight wins in the Premier League.

Slaven put out a very strong side against Leicester, but we could only manage a 2-1 defeat, conceding in the 116th minute of the match due to a late King goal.

Although all the fans are probably gutted about the defeat to the Foxes, I personally think that it was a blessing in disguise.

Not only does it mean we will not have to worry about a cup run affecting our league form, we can now concentrate on delivering in the league and getting ourselves in a solid position before the FA Cup starts in January.

Bilic still needs time to settle in, but I must say he is doing a fine job so far, but it is important we keep our league form going with a win against Norwich at home this afternoon.

There are no new injury concerns, with Song and Valencia both still sidelined with long term injuries. As for Norwich, loanee Matt Jarvis, who has been in exceptional form since signing for the Canaries, is obviously ineligible to play.

Our last home match against Newcastle saw us almost set up like we were the away team, but with all due respect to Norwich, we should aim to keep the ball more and play in their half of the field.

Make no mistake that if fail to turn up today, Norwich will punish us. We will have to be buzzing from the get go and it is crucial we score the first goal.

Players to look out for? Wes Hoolahan will definitely be someone to keep a close eye on. He has been in excellent form of late, and is creating a lot of chances in and around the box. He also has a very good work ethic, which I personally admire in a player.

Another danger we will have to highlight will be youngster Nathan Redmond. He is very quick once he gets going, so Jenkinson and Cresswell will have to be on their toes when marking him.

As for how I think we will line up, I think it is going to be hard to predict what Bilic will do as many will be feeling tired from the mid-week game at Leicester, but this is what I think he will do in my opinion…

I have put Antonio in for Moses as I feel he needs a rest after working his socks off on Tuesday night. Also, with Kouyate returning to fitness, I think he will replace Obiang.

Ogbonna is still injured, so Tomkins should replace Collins at the back.

As always I leave a score prediction, so I am going with 3-0 to the Hammers!

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