History of the Sunderland v West Ham United fixture
West Ham United pack their bags to visit Sunderland at Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 42 games played, Hammers have recorded 13 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 20 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Stadium of Light was within the last three years, in December 2010, the Black Cats carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 22 Sep||West Ham Utd.||1 - 1||Sunderland||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 22 May||West Ham Utd.||0 - 3||Sunderland||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 05 Dec||Sunderland||1-0||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Tue 21 Sep||Sunderland||1 - 2||West Ham Utd.||League Cup|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Apr||West Ham Utd.||1 - 0||Sunderland||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Sunderland||2 - 2||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Apr||West Ham Utd.||2 - 0||Sunderland||Premier League|
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Recent respective form guides
Sunderland have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Black Cats's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
The away form of West Ham United is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Hammers have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Sunderland find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 21 matches.
West Ham United see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 26 points from their 20 games played so far,
Current overall team form
|West Ham United||6||1||2||3||7||9||5|
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Black Cats, as the Hammers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Sunderland||5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|West Ham United||Not won in previous 4 away matches.
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