Aston Villa-West Ham: Teams

(Sporting Alert) — Aston Villa and West Ham United are in an interested English Premier League battle on Sunday and we will have live football scores and blogging streaming from the contest this afternoon.

TEAM NEWS At Villa Park

Hot shot forward Christian Benteke starts for Aston Villa and has been backed to hit the back of the net against a West Ham side leaking in goals from all corners recently.

England striker Darren Bent has been dropped back to the bench and he’s there alongside new signing Yacouba Sylla.

Meanwhile West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce has handed debut to defender Emanuel Pogatetz, while midfielder Joe Cole and striker  Andy Carroll are both in the starting lineup as well.

 Matt Jarvis and Ricardo Vaz Te are both on the bench.

West Ham United: Jaaskelainen, O’Brien, Tomkins, Reid, Pogatetz, Noble, Diame, Nolan, J.Cole, Taylor, Carroll
Subs: Spiegel, Demel, O’Neil, Jarvis, Vaz Te, C.Cole, Chamakh

Aston Villa: Guzan, Baker, Clark, Vlaar, Lowton, Bowery, Westwood, Delph, N’Zogbia, Weimann, Benteke
Subs: Given, Sylla, Bent, Bannan, Holman, Dawkins, Bennett


James Anderson is a major football contributor for SportingAlert.
Covers events from the teams in London, including Chelsea and Arsenal.

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