Sunderland vs West Ham United predictions and preview. Sunderland are in the relegation zone in 18th place, a full 3 points behind the 17th placed team. West Ham are in 14th place just 6 points clear of the relegation zone. So this is an important match for both teams. With the 17th placed team playing the 19th team this weekend, Sunderland could find themselves 6 points away from safety if they lose this. Conversely West Ham might find themselves just 3 points clear of the relegation zone if they lose this. So this may not be pretty, but it will be a tough match.

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West Ham were doing really well, but have lost their last three matches. Sunderland have not won a match since the 1st of February.

Previous Meetings

This fixture has been played 34 times with 17 Sunderland victories, 6 draws and 11 West Ham wins. Here are the recent results for this fixture:

12/01/13 PRL Sunderland 3-0 West Ham United
06/12/10 PRL Sunderland 1-0 West Ham United
22/09/10 LEC Sunderland 1-2 West Ham United
31/10/09 PRL Sunderland 2-2 West Ham United
29/03/08 PRL Sunderland 2-1 West Ham United
02/10/05 PRL Sunderland 1-1 West Ham United
04/12/04 CHA Sunderland 0-2 West Ham United
13/03/04 CHA Sunderland 2-0 West Ham United
19/10/02 PRL Sunderland 0-1 West Ham United
01/12/01 PRL Sunderland 1-0 West Ham United

Goals Scored

Sunderland have scored 26 Goals this season
West Ham United have scored 32 goals this season

Goals Conceded

Sunderland have conceded 44 goals this season
West Ham United have conceded 40 goals this season

Top Scorers

Sunderland’s top scorer is Johnson with 7 goals.
West Ham United’s top scorers are Nolan with 7 goals and Cole with 5 goals

Team and Selection News

Sunderland will be without Fletcher and Westwood
West Ham United will be without Borriello and O’Brien

Conclusion

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