Nail your colours to Hammers at Upton Park

WEST HAM v NORWICH

IT’S been a difficult Christmas period for both West Ham and Norwich but I expect home advantage to be crucial when the sides meet in Tuesday’s Premier League clash at Upton Park.

Both have problems with players missing but I am pretty sure that Sam Allardyce would have targeted this match as the most important over the festive time and the Hammers can take three points from a Norwich team who have had to face West Brom, Chelsea and Manchester City in recent days.

That’s one game more than West Ham and at this stage I would take the fresher legs every time.

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Verona v Lazio

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Key stats
  • Both teams have scored in each of the last six meetings
Expert verdict
If history is a reliable guide this will be spectacular with eight of the last ten meetings featuring over 3.5 goals and the last six have produced a truly whopping 37 with over 4.5 collecting five times. Verona’s 6-2 loss at Napoli on Sunday illustrated their strengths and weaknesses and both teams should notch.

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