Date: 6th May 2016 at 10:18pm
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Pre-match stats and a possible starting line-up as Francesco Guidolin will be forced into changes for Swansea City’s game at West Ham United.

Guidolin has already confirmed that Taylor, Williams and Sigurdsson will all be out, while Jefferson Montero is also carrying a knock. Therefore he is expected to make at least 3 or 4 changes for the trip to West Ham on Saturday.

It provides the youngsters and fringe players with a great opportunity for a starting chance.

For those fans who may already rule out the chances of getting something against the Hammers, the Swans managed an away win at Arsenal earlier in the season when Swansea made a host of changes – resting the likes of Sigurdsson, Paloschi, Rangel and Fernandez.

Leroy Fer could return following an injury and he may be suited to playing a more advanced role. His defensive ability leaves a lot to be desired you could say and we’re limited on replacements for Sigurdsson’s role. Ayew will probably continue up top as anyone is better than Gomis, while the likes of Fulton and Gorre deserve a chance after performing well for the under-21s.

Our Line Up vs West Ham:



PRE-MATCH STATS:

West Ham have won three and lost none of their last six Premier League games against Swansea (D3).

Swansea haven’t won an away league game against the Hammers since August 1956 (D1 L7).

Andy Carroll has scored four goals in four Premier League appearances against Swansea for the Hammers.

Swansea City have won their last two league games against London clubs (2-1 v Arsenal and 1-0 v Chelsea). They hadn’t won any of their previous eight (D5 L3).

West Ham United have already achieved their highest points tally in a Premier League season (59), beating their previous best of 57 in 1998/99.

Only one team has stopped the Hammers from finding the net at Upton Park in their last 21 Premier League home matches.

Gylfi Sigurdsson has had a hand in 41 Premier League goals for Swansea overall (25 goals, 16 assists), 10 more than any other Swans’ player (Wilfried Bony is next on 31).

No Premier League side is on a longer unbeaten run than Slaven Bilic’s side currently (10 games, W5 D5, level with Leicester).

The Swans have conceded a league-high 14 goals from corner situations this season.

Mark Noble has been involved in 11 goals for the Hammers in the Premier League this season (scoring seven, assisting four), four more than in any previous campaign.

 
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