FM Preview: West Ham United v Sunderland 14 Dec 2013

Last updated : 13 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the West Ham United v Sunderland fixture

West Ham United prepare to entertain Sunderland at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 39 games played, Hammers have recorded 17 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boleyn Ground was just last season, in September 2012, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 12 Jan Sunderland 3 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League
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

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Sunderland is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Black Cats have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

West Ham United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 15 matches.

Sunderland find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 15 games have yielded only 8 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Ham United 6 2 3 1 7 8 9
Sunderland 6 1 4 1 7 9 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Hammers to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Ham United Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Sunderland Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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