Defending champions Manchester City begin their season on Saturday when they travel to the London Stadium to face West Ham.
Read our West Ham vs Man City preview to know about the telecast details, predicted lineups, team news & more.
After spending big money in the transfer market, West Ham will be hoping to make a positive statement on their own turf against the reigning champions.
Manchester City will look forward to a positive start to the season. Pep Guardiola will be hoping to make a perfect start in his pursuit of third consecutive title.
Let us checkout the West Ham vs Man City preview –
Date – 10 August 2019
Time – 11.30 GMT, 12.30 Local, 17.00 IST
Venue – London Stadium
Telecast details – BT Sport 1 (UK), Universo/NBCSN (USA), Star Sports Select 1 (India), Optus Sport (Australia), Supersport 3 (South Africa)
West Ham United
Mark Noble has yet not recovered from injury for Saturday’s Premier League opener. Goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski is likely to start once again, having missed the Hammers’ final two pre-season tests.
That should lead to a start for Jack Wilshere, while both; Fornals and Haller will likely be named in the team after their big-money transfers.
Manchester City are without Leroy Sane for their trip to London after he sustained an anterior cruciate ligament injury.
Benjamin Mendy is also out of contention with a knee problem, while Aymeric Laporte and Fernandinho are unlikely to start after missing the fixture at Wembley Stadium.
Gabriel Jesus, who played for the majority of the game against Liverpool in Community Shield, could get the nod over Sergio Aguero, who remained as an unused substitute.
West Ham United possible starting lineup:
Fabianski; Fredericks, Balbuena, Diop, Cresswell; Rice, Wilshere; Anderson, Fornals, Lanzini; Haller
Manchester City possible starting lineup:
Ederson; Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Zinchenko; Rodri, De Bruyne, D.Silva; Bernardo, Sterling, Jesus
Players to watch our for –
West Ham – Lanzini, Haller, Anderson
Man City – Bernardo Silva, Kevin de Bruyne, Raheem Sterling