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Match day preview.

West Ham visit Eastlands later on this afternoon in what could potentially be a tricky game for us.
They have suprised me a little in how they have started so far this season and look a team who could finish comfortably away from relegation trouble, perhaps even looking at a top half finish.
Looking at their side, their midfield appears to have turned in impressive performances so far - with the likes of Yossi Benayoun and Nigel Reo-Coker grabbing the headlines.
The evergreen Teddy Sheringham continues to toil upfront and Marlon Harewood has notched a few goals so far (much to the bemusement of Forest fans everywhere) whilst their defence has a youthful look to it with Danny Gabbidon and the brother of United's memory loss expert teaming up at centre half.
Between the sticks is former United keeper Roy Carroll who must be due to drop his first clanger of the season.
As for us, it seems that Ben Thatcher will miss the game through injury, allowing Stephen Jordan an opportunity and Robbie Fowler still isn't fully fit although Claudio Reyna returns to the squad. Hopefully it won't be at the expense of Stephen Ireland who could keep his place in the starting line-up instead of Sibierski or Musampa.
On paper it should be an open game with both sides looking to knock it around. The ball will spend plenty of time in the middle of the park and whichever wins this battle should create most of the opportunities and come out winners.
Despite West Ham's recent success away from home I'm going to go for City 2 West Ham 1 as the prediction.