The winner of West Ham and Stoke will be alone in ninth and two points behind No. 7 Swansea City, as positioning’s at stake in Saturday’s match at the Boleyn Ground (Watch live at 10 a.m. ET online via Live Extra).
Diafra Sakho and Enner Valencia will look to recapture their early season magic, paired atop the Hammers’ strike force.
Geoff Cameron of the USMNT starts at right back for the Potters again.
West Ham United: Adrian, Jenkinson, Collins, Reid, Cresswell, Song, Noble (c), Kouyate, Downing, Valencia, Sakho. Subs: Jaaskelainen, O’Brien, Nolan, Amalfitano, Jarvis, Nene, Cole.
Stoke City: Begovic; Cameron, Shawcross, Wollscheid, Wilson; Whelan, Nzonzi; Moses, Adam, Arnautovic; Walters. Subs: Butland; Crouch, Ireland, Bardsley, Pieters, Diouf, Sidwell