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Predicted: David Moyes unable to make one big West Ham change he wanted for Leeds

Hammers boss David Moyes is unable to make one big West Ham change he wanted for the clash with Leeds on Sunday afternoon.

West Ham beat Leeds in an FA Cup clash last Sunday at a canter to continue their winning record against Bielsa’s side since their return to the top flight.

A win over Leeds at the London Stadium today will consolidate West Ham’s place in the top four and put them just three points behind Chelsea.

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RONALDO NEEDS TO STOP WHINING.

Leeds have been handed a triple boost for the game at West Ham but look set to be without star striker Patrick Bamford.

West Ham have their own striker issues with Michail Antonio said to be carrying a knock after the win over Norwich.

The forward has trained since so is expected to start against Leeds.

Moyes is unable to make the one big change he wanted for Leeds, though, after Tomas Soucek was once again ruled out due to Covid.

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Predicted: David Moyes unable to make one big West Ham change he wanted for Leeds

The big Czech missed the Norwich win after a positive test. Moyes hoped he may have him or Mark Noble back for Leeds.

But Soucek revealed this morning he will be cheering on his West Ham teammates from home.

Moyes also suggested he would have a decision to make over Aaron Cresswell for Leeds.

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The left-back returned after six weeks out in the win over Norwich and looked like he’d never been away.

But Moyes said he must decide whether Cresswell can manager two games in four days so soon after returning to action.

We reckon Cresswell will be fine to play but if not he will be replaced by Ben Johnson.

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That means Moyes will name an unchanged side for the game against Marcelo Bielsa’s team at the London Stadium, barring any new Covid cases or injuries.

Predicted West Ham starting XI to face Leeds:

Fabianski, Coufal, Dawson, Diop, Cresswell, Rice, Lanzini, Fornals, Bowen, Vlasic, Antonio.

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