Patrice Evra On Bench - West Ham Team vs Burnley Confirmed

Tanya Simon
March 11, 2018

Joe Hart has been thrown a World Cup lifeline by David Moyes, with the West Ham boss handing the England global the start against Burnley on Saturday. With Wood and Barnes proving too much for Everton to handle, they grabbed a goal each to fire their team ahead and to a deserved three points.

He joins Sam Byram who is also out for the rest of the campaign with an ankle issue.

"They are in a tough little spell after David Moyes was doing well, when he first went in, calming everything down". The Hammers return to Premier League action on Saturday 31 when Southampton are the visitors to the London Stadium (3pm). Having weathered the first half storm, they punished a downtrodden West Ham to secure a second consecutive victory.

Winston Reid returned in central defence at Swansea after a two-month absence but lasted only 27 minutes before going off with a twisted knee.

A positive is that Moyes's side have scored in seven of those eight home games, the exception being a goalless draw against Arsenal, although the high draw rate stems largely from their lack of a clean sheet between that match on December 13 and the 2-0 win over Watford in their most recent home match. We need to play better for longer periods in the game. As the man-of-the-match against the Toffees, Lennon has rekindled his form at Burnley and will be a handful again this weekend with pace to burn against the slowing wing-backs.

A Pitch invader falls to the pitch confronted by West Ham's Mark Noble with goalkeeper Joe Hart
A Pitch invader falls to the pitch confronted by West Ham's Mark Noble with goalkeeper Joe Hart

The former Everton and Manchester United manager added: "We still have plenty of games, we are good enough and we will be out of the bottom three come the end of the season". A £30,000 fine was handed to the club for breaching the anti-doping rules laid down to all clubs in the league. He provided the assist for Ashley Barnes' opener before getting on the scoresheet himself and it was Burnley's second goal that sparked fan protest in front of the directors' box. The Kiwi scored the victor against Everton last weekend and contributed a late equaliser against the Hammers earlier in the season.

There was supposed to be an organised march against the West Ham board prior to the welcome of Burnley on Saturday, but that was eventually called off.

But things quickly turned sour.

"Meanwhile we have an important remainder of this season with the team and [it] is important we get the support needed!"

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