West Ham United vs. Cardiff City: Lineups and Discussion

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West Ham United get their season underway at home against new boys Cardiff City at 10:00am ET this morning.

The Hammers are missing Andy Carroll through injury, while new signing Stewart Downing is on the bench. For Cardiff City, their first-ever game in the Premier League is a tough test at Upton Park.

Malky Mackay starts with Chilean signing Gary Medel in midfield and Craig Bellamy returns to the PL with his new team.

You can watch the game live here, on NBC Sports Live Extra. 

And don’t forget to comment in the section below, can the Hammers bring Cardiff back down to earth?


West Ham United: Jaaskelainen, Demel, O’Brien, Collins, Reid, Noble, Diame, Nolan, Jarvis, Cole, Maiga. Subs: Adrian, Tomkins, Rat, Diarra, Morrison, Downing, Vaz Te

Cardiff City: Marshall, Connolly, Caulker, Turner, John, Medel, Gunnarsson, Whittingham, Kim, Bellamy, Campbell. Subs: Lewis, Hudson, Mutch, Cowie, Maynard, Smith, Gestede