Nail your colours to Hammers at Upton Park


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.

West Ham

Match in Focus


Sassuolo v Fiorentina

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Sassuolo are unbeaten in their last ten home fixtures
Expert verdict
Sassuolo are unbeaten at home this season and may prove tricky opposition for Fiorentina at the Mapei Stadium even with Domenico Berardi suspended. Fiorentina have gone six games without defeat but may not have fully recovered from Thursday’s hard-fought 2-2 draw away to Basel in the Europa League.


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