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West Ham United's Senegalese striker Diafra Sakho vies with Manchester City's Argentinian defender Nicolas Otamendi during the English Premier League football match between Manchester

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte could revert to the side that started last Saturday's Premier League win over Newcastle, having made several changes for the midweek Champions League game.

The goalkeeper is in his fifth season at West Ham and has been a regular between the sticks for much of that time, but has struggled for regular action in 2017.

There is plenty of potential, then, for a tight, tense tussle and that prospect will certainly not concern the visitors as Chelsea have kept a clean sheet in five of their last six victories in all competitions, and it is that defensive discipline that could give Conte's charges the edge in east London. Some of the performances have been really good but the results haven't gone the way we wanted.

Adrian pulled off a number of saves at the Etihad Stadium as the Hammers fought defiantly for something from the game, but ultimately David Silva's victor seven minutes from time ensured another defeat for the Londoners.

West Ham's tally of 10 points after 15 games is their lowest at this stage of a Premier League season.

Mark Noble has given his support to Hammers boss David Moyes in quotes to Sky Sports.

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This match will take place on Saturday 9 December.

They have scored a league-high nine headed goals this term.

Eden Hazard was in sparking form against Newcastle last weekend as the Belgium netted a brace.

Alvaro Morata has been involved in 13 goals for Chelsea in his first 14 Premier League appearances, scoring nine goals and supplying four assists.

Probability of away win: 67%.

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