Balbuena To Return, Haller Leads The Line | 4-2-3-1 West Ham Predicted Lineup Vs Leicester City

West Ham United will face off against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night hoping to pull off an upset on the road. The Hammers will come into this clash on the back of a 1-1 draw versus Everton from last weekend.

We can expect David Moyes to stick with his preferred 4-2-3-1 formation and make one change to his first-team for the trip to the East Midlands in midweek.

4-2-3-1 West Ham United Predicted Lineup To Face Leicester City

Defence

Darren Randolph will once again line up in between the sticks for the Hammers in the absence of Łukasz Fabiański. Angelo Ogbonna played the full 90 minutes against the Toffees, so he might be rested in this game as he makes way for Fabian Balbuena, who will operate alongside Issa Diop at the heart of the West Ham backline.

Pablo Zabaleta will keep his place at right-back as he looks to use his experience to cope with Harvey Barnes’ threat out on the wide areas. Aaron Cresswell will continue to feature in the left-back position.

Both Arthur Masuaku and Winston Reid will be available for selection on Moyes’ bench.

Midfield

The midfield pair of Declan Rice and Mark Noble will hope to provide adequate cover for the backline as they battle for every loose ball at the centre of the park. The talented trio of Pablo Fornals, Manuel Lanzini and Robert Snodgrass will play just ahead of them as part of the Hammers attack.

Felipe Anderson is still out of action with an injury so the onus will fall on Lanzini’s shoulders to create some decent openings for his team in the final third. Both Fornals and Snodgrass will have to work their socks off on the flanks as they attempt to stop the Leicester full-backs from bombing forward.

Attack

Sebastien Haller will once again get a chance to lead the charge for the East London outfit up top. He will be desperate to find the back of the net after registering just six goals in the Premier League so far.

Albian Ajeti will be available on the bench and might get an opportunity to make an impact if Moyes calls upon his services.

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