West Ham Utd. face a trip to Stoke City at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Hammers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2009, with West Ham Utd. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Potters in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 May||Stoke City||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Dec||West Ham Utd.||2 - 1||Stoke City||PREM|
|2004/2005||Tue 19 Apr||Stoke City||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 19 Oct||West Ham Utd.||2 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Apr||Stoke City||0 - 2||West Ham Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 09 Dec||West Ham Utd.||0 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1990/1991||Wed 10 Oct||Stoke City||1 - 2||West Ham Utd.||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Potters in those games, with 7 conceded.
The away form of West Ham Utd. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Hammers have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 9 points from their 8 games played so far, West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 5 points from their 7 games thus far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||0||2||4||6||12||2|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Hammers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Stoke City. Home win
|Stoke City||9 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|West Ham Utd.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.