West Ham United, stunned after consecutive defeats in the Premier League and Europa League, will be looking for some solace when Everton visits the London Stadium on Sunday.
Olympiacos defeated David Moyes’s team 2-1 in their Europa League contest on Thursday, and the Toffees, who are currently struggling with the loss of chairman Bill Kenwright, were recently beaten by Liverpool in the Merseyside derby.
The Irons’ three-game winless streak also has a 2-2 draw with Newcastle United in it. They are down to ninth place on the table heading into this weekend’s games and Crystal Palace and Chelsea’s defeats mean they can’t get any worse.
Everton will feel they were treated unfairly in their fixture against Liverpool last weekend with Ashley Young seeing a red card in the opening half of the game with several officiating calls going wrong on the day.
Burnley, in 18th place, is only three points behind Everton; nevertheless, if rumours of an impending 12-point deduction for breaking profit and sustainability criteria are to be believed, Everton could drop into the relegation zone
Everton secured all three points at the London Stadium back in May 2021 but since then, West Ham have won in three of the previous four meetings between the two teams.