On Saturday West Ham United welcome Sunderland to Upton Park (Watch live, 1:30 p.m ET on NBCSN and online via Live Extra) with both teams out of form.
West Ham has one win in eight, while Sunderland has a new man in charge with Dick Advocaat taking over until the end of the season following the sacking of Gus Poyet. The Black Cats start the match in real danger of relegation as they have nine games to save themselves. As for West Ham boss Sam Allardyce, he has been linked as the long-term replacement for Poyet at the Stadium of Light as his deal runs out at the end of the season.
In team news the Hammers bring in Carl Jenkinson at right back, while Jermain Defoe starts against his old team and Adam Johnson is on the bench despite his recent issues.
West Ham United: Adrian, Jenkinson, Collins, Kouyate, Cresswell, Song, Noble, Nolan, Jarvis, Downing, Sakho. Subs: Jaaskelainen, Demel, O’Brien, Poyet, Amalfitano, Nene, Cole
Sunderland: Pantilimon, Reveillere, van Aanholt, O’Shea , Brown, Larsson, Gomez, Rodwell, Defoe, Wickham, Fletcher. Subs: Jones, Bridcutt, Johnson, Graham, Vergini, Watmore, Mannone