The two sides are desperate for wins due to the fact they are both battling for European places. Chelsea want to cement their place in the Champions League spots, whilst the Hammers are hopeful are qualifying for the Europa League.
This match is not just a mouth-watering prospect due to them battling for the same position, it is also huge due to the great rivalry between the two sides.
Both the Blues and the Hammers will no doubt believe they can win the match which typically produces a lot of great goals.
Here is everything you need to know about Chelsea vs West Ham:
Chelsea vs West Ham will take place on Sunday 24th April 2022 at Stamford Bridge. The match will kick off at 2:00pm UK time.
How To Watch
Football fans in England who cannot attend the game will be over the moon to hear that the Chelsea vs West Ham will be televised live on Sky Sports. Coverage will start from 1:00pm.
If you are looking to live stream the Premier League match, you can do so via the Sky Sports streaming service or with your NOW TV subscription. A day pass is available for £9.99
You need to have an account or a day pass to access the live stream, so make sure you have everything you need prior to kick-off.
At the moment, West Ham United are without Angelo Ogbonna, Issa Diop and Kurt Zouma. All three are out with long term injuries.
Meanwhile, Chelsea will be without Andreas Christensen, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Ben Chilwell, Mateo Kovacic and Antonio Rudiger.
Predicted Chelsea XI: Mendy; Azpilicueta, James, Thiago Silva, Chalobah, Alonso; N’Golo Kante, Loftus-Cheek, Mount; Werner, Havertz
Predicted West Ham XI: Fabianski; Johnson, Dawson, Issa Diop, Cresswell; Soucek, Rice; Bowen, Lanzini, Benrahma; Antonio
Head to Head
The two have come head to head in England’s top flight 51 times. Chelsea have won 27, they have drawn nine and West Ham have won 15.
Last five Premier League meetings:
- 30th November 2019: Chelsea 0-1 West Ham United
- 1st July 2020: West Ham United 3-2 Chelsea
- 21st December 2020: Chelsea 3-0 West Ham United
- 24th April 2021: West Ham United 0-1 Chelsea
- 4th December 2021: West Ham United 3-2 Chelsea
The betting markets have Chelsea as the favourites, and understandably so.
- Chelsea to win: 1/2
- Draw: 16/5
- West Ham to win: 11/2
Both sides have been inconsistent, but they do like to score a fair few goals as well as concede them, so it will be very intriguing to see how the match goes. We believe home form could see Chelsea come out on top in this fixture.
Prediction: Chelsea 2-1 West Ham
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