West Ham this Saturday.

The Toffees have only tasted defeat twice this season but know if they are to have Champions League ambitions for the rest of this term that nine draws simply is not good enough.

Everton can’t seem to get a result on the road for love nor money either and are winless away from Goodison Park in their last six attempts. They will be eager to stop that run at Upton Park.

They should not get too hopeful as West Ham usually put on their best displays for their home fans winning four times this season and only losing two times.

One of those rare defeats came against Everton’s near neighbours Liverpool in a thrilling 3-2 encounter, which for the hammers they were unfortunately on the wrong end of. A second half turnaround from the Reds snatched them victory from the jaws of defeat.

The Hammers welcome back Jack Collison into the squad for the clash with Everton. Collison has not featured at Upton Park since the play-offs at the back end of last season due to a knee injury.

Mohamed Diame (hamstring), Ricardo Vaz Te (shoulder) and Alou Diarra (thigh) are all unavailable, while Andy Carroll and Yossi Benayoun remain sidelined (both knee).

Marouane Fellaini can’t make this one as he starts his three game suspension following his off the ball incident with Ryan Shawcross last weekend.

Phil Neville is also set to miss out with a knee injury so this could open up an opportunity for Germany international Thomas Hitzlsperger to make a rare appearance against his former club.

West Ham have won none of the last eight Premier League games against Everton (W0 D4 L4), drawing the last three in a row. So they will be hoping they can put an end to this stat on Saturday.

Prediction: West Ham 1-1 Everton

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