West Ham vs Manchester City: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

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Manuel Pellegrini will face his former side, with the Hammers aiming to break the undefeated record of Pep Guardiola's men

Manchester City will go to West Ham on Saturday as they attempt to continue their remarkable start to the season by securing an 11th win in their 13th Premier League fixture.

Pep Guardiola’s side were in formidable form prior to the international break, scoring six in successive matches against Southampton and Shakhtar Donetsk before blowing away local rivals Manchester United 3-1 in the derby.

Their trip to the London Stadium will be their first away match in the best part of a month, with former City boss Manuel Pellegrini simply battling to keep the Hammers up.

Game West Ham vs Manchester City
Date Saturday, November 24
Time 3pm GMT/10am ET

TV Channel, Live Stream & How To Watch

In the United States (US), the game can be watched live  and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial) .

New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which can be accessed via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV as well as on a web browser.

US TV channel Online stream
NBCSN fubo TV (7-day free trial)

In the United Kingdom (UK), the game will not be shown live as it will be played during the blackout period.

UK TV channel Online stream

Squads & Team News

Position West Ham players
Goalkeepers Fabianski, Adrian
Defenders Cresswell, Balbuena, Zabaleta, Ogbonna, Diop, Fredericks, Masuaku, Rice
Midfielders F.Anderson, Snodgrass, Obiang, Antonio, Holland, Diangana
Forwards Arnautovic, Chicharito, Perez

West Ham have a raft of selection problems heading into the weekend, with Pellegrini faced with a number of long-term injury issues. Among the casualties are centre-back Winston Reid, midfielders Manuel Lanzini and Carlos Sanchez, and striker Andriy Yarmolenko.

Robert Snodgrass is banned meaning a place for Michail Antonio while Mark Noble and Andy Carroll return to the matchday squad on the bench.

Possible West Ham starting XI: Fabianski; Zabaleta, Balbuena, Diop, Masuaku; Rice, Obiang; Anderson, Diangana, Antonio; Arnautovic

Position Man City squad
Goalkeepers Ederson, Muric
Defenders Stones, Laporte, Otamendi, Kompany, Sandler, Mendy, Walker, Danilo
Midfielders Fernadinho, Gundogan, Delph, Zinchenko, Foden, D. Silva, Diaz, B. Silva, Mahrez
Forwards Aguero, Jesus, Sterling, Sane

Kevin De Bruyne continues to be the headline absentee for Pep Guardiola’s side, yet the Spaniard will also have to do without left-back Benjamin Mendy for up to 12 weeks due to a knee injury. Claudio Bravo is also missing.

Nicolas Otamendi is preferred to John Stones at the heart of defence while Leroy Sane starts over Riyad Mahrez.

Possible Man City starting XI: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Laporte, Delph; Gundogan, Fernandinho, David Silva; Sterling, Aguero, Sane.

Betting & Match Odds

Hosts West Ham are 12/1 to win the game with bet365 . Man City can be backed at a price of 1/4, while a draw is 11/2.

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Match Preview

Manuel Pellegrini

There was once a time, not so long ago, when Manuel Pellegrini led Manchester City to the Premier League title. On Saturday, at the London Stadium, he finds himself in the West Ham dugout with the formidable task of upsetting his former club facing him.

Pep Guardiola, who replaced him at the Etihad Stadium, has lifted the Citizens to hitherto untouched levels, winning praise for both the style and substance of their play, and also elevating the club to a position from which they can assault the Champions League.

Europe and a midweek trip to Lyon will have to wait for the moment, with the former Barcelona boss eager to praise his predecessor with the Citizens.

“His career speaks for itself. At Villarreal, he put this team on another level. The way they play and created their own style is impressive,” he said. “Afterwards he went to Real Madrid, where they ended with 96 points.

“He won the league here and helped the club to become where we are right now.”

So strong has Guardiola made this current iteration of the club, though, that already there is talk they could negotiate the whole season undefeated – a suggestion he has been quick to pour scorn on.

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“Right now, I am only focused on winning the next game. If we focus on winning back to back titles, we forget what we need to do,” he said. “It's like last season, I heard it many times, 'we are invincible, we are unbeatable.' We were beaten.”

Pellegrini, who has cast aside for Guardiola in 2016, will be eager for his side to be the ones to upset these would-be invincibles in his first meeting with City since leaving two years ago.

Manchester United have already visited the Hammers and left empty handed, so Guardiola’s side have been warned, not that the relentless Catalan needed it.