At Upton Park on a chilly November evening two old London does go head-to-head in an capital city clash.
West Ham host Chelsea (watch live on NBC, 12:30pm ET and live online via NBC Sports Live Extra) in a London derby that both sides badly need to win for entirely different reasons.
The Hammers have only won once in their last 10 games and haven’t tasted victory at Upton Park since the opening day of the season. As for visitors Chelsea, Jose Mourinho’s men have looked shaky at the back and snatched a controversial late draw at home against West Brom last time out.
Chelsea bring in John Obi Mikel for Willian in their only change, while West Ham once agains start without a recognized forward as form Chelsea star Joe Cole starts against his old club.
West Ham United: Jaaskelainen, Nolan, Tomkins, Collison, Morrison, Noble, O’Brien, Collins, Demel, Downing, J.Cole
Chelsea: Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Mikel, Lampard; Ramires, Oscar, Hazard; Eto’o