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Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United Match Preview, 22/12/2021

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Tottenham vs West Ham: Match preview, team news, prediction & where to watch
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London rivals lock horns in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday, as Tottenham play host to West Ham.

Tottenham are looking to reach the final of this competition for the second season in a row, having lost out 1-0 to Manchester City at Wembley in April.

West Ham's best ever season in this competition came way back in 1981, when they were beaten finalists against Liverpool.

Ahead of the game, GOAL brings you everything you need to know, including how to watch, team news, odds and more.


Tottenham Hotspur vs West Ham


Wednesday, December 22

Kick-off time

7:45pm GMT

Tottenham vs West Ham: TV channel, live stream & how to watch

Sky Sports Main Event is showing Tottenham vs West Ham live on TV in the United Kingdom (UK) and the game can also be streamed live online using Sky Go

UK TV channel

UK online stream

Sky Sports Main Event

Sky Go

The game is not being broadcast live on TV in the United States (U.S.), but it can be streamed live on ESPN+.

Tottenham team news & squad




Lloris, Gollini, Austin


Doherty, Reguilon, Romero, Sanchez, Dier, Emerson, Rodon, Tanganga, Davies, Sessegnon, Omole, Fagan-Walcott, Lyons-Foster, Paskotsi


Hojbjerg, Winks, Lo Celso, Skipp, Alli, Ndombele, Cesay, Michael Craig, Matthew Craig, Mundle


Kane, Son, Lucas, Gil, Bergwijn, Scarlett, Markanday

Pierluigi Gollini, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Bryan Gil and Dane Scarlett remain absent after missing Sunday's 2-2 draw with Liverpool, while Cristian Romero is injured.

Predicted Tottenham starting XI: Lloris; Davies, Dier, Sanchez, Reguilon, Tanganga; Winks, Skipp, Lo Celso; Kane, Son

West Ham team news and squad




Fabianski, Areola, Randolph, Martin


Cresswell, Zouma, Coufal, Ogbonna, Dawson, Diop, Fredericks, Johnson, Masuaku, Ashby, Alese, Baptiste, Emmanuel


Noble, Soucek, Kral, Rice, Lanzini Fornals, Okoflex, Perkins, Appiah-Forson, Potts


Antonio, Vlasic, Yarmolenko, Bowen, Benrahma, Chesters

West Ham are suffering a defensive crisis as Vladimir Coufal is suspended and Kurt Zouma, Angelo Ogbonna, Aaron Cresswell, Ben Johnson and Ryan Fredericks all injured.

Predicted West Ham starting XI: Areola; Masuaku, Dawson, Diop, Ashby; Kral, Noble; Bowen, Fornals, Yarmolenko; Vlasic

Betting odds & tips

Tottenham are 6/5 (2.20) favourites with bet365., while West Ham are 12/5 (3.40) outsiders to come out on top in north London.

Harry Kane is 10/3 (4.33) to be first goalscorer, while Michail Antonio is the Hammers' 6/1 (7.0) favourite against a team he has scored past in four of the last six meetings.

With 17 goals scored in the last five meetings between the sides, odds of 19/20 (1.95) could offer solid value on over 2.5 being scored on Wednesday.

Recent results & form

Tottenham last five results

West Ham last five results

Tottenham 2-2 Liverpool (19/12/21)

Arsenal 2-0 West Ham (15/12/21)

Tottenham 3-0 Norwich (05/12/21)

Burnley 0-0 West Ham (12/12/21)

Tottenham 2-0 Brentford (02/12/21)

West Ham 0-1 Dinamo Zagreb (09/12/21)

Mura 2-1 Tottenham (25/11/21)

West Ham 3-2 Chelsea (04/12/21)

Tottenham 2-1 Leeds (21/11/20/21)

West Ham 1-1 Brighton (01/12/21)

After two weeks without a game due to Covid-19 cases, Tottenham returned with a bang in an action-packed 2-2 draw at home to Liverpool at the weekend.

While Harry Kane was fortunate to avoid a red card for a wild tackle on Andy Robertson, he will have been delighted to finally score only his second goal of a disappoiting league campaign.

With the captain fit and firing, Antonio Conte's team look well placed to extend a run that has seen them win four and lose none of their last five home games in all competitions.

In contrast, West Ham have won just one of their last six matches and travel to north London without a number of key defensive players.

Nevertheless, the Hammers are not to be underestimated after seeing off Manchester United and Manchester City in the two previous EFL Cup rounds, particularly as they have come out on top in each of their last two meetings with Spurs.

Odds correct at the time of writing. 18+. Please gamble responsibly.