West Ham United host Sunderland at Upton Park on Saturday (Watch live,7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via Live Extra) with both teams in vastly different situations.
The Hammers are pushing for a spot in the top five, while the Black Cats are battling for survival and are just one point from safety.
Big Sam Allardyce will be returning to Upton Park for the first time since he left West Ham last summer and he veteran coach is sure to get a frosty reception but will be hopeful of silencing the home crowd as his current team have improved drastically in recent weeks.
Last time out Sunderland secured a big win against Manchester United and will be looking to jump out of the bottom three with a victory in east London.
West Ham United: Adrian, Byram, Collins, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Noble, Kouyate, Antonio, Payet, Lanzini, Emenike. Subs: Randolph, Henry, Oxford, Song, Obiang, Moses, Carroll
Sunderland: Mannone, Yedlin, Kone, O’Shea, van Aanholt, Kirchhoff, Cattermole, M’Vila, Khazri, N’Doye, Defoe. Subs: Pickford, Jones, Rodwell, Kaboul, Toivonen, Larsson, Borini