In the opening summer Premier League matchup, Tottenham and West Ham square off in Australia this morning.
The London rivals, who will play in Perth, are both looking forward to stronger league campaigns in 2023–24.
Ange Postecoglou will be in charge of his first match for Spurs in his own nation, and supporters are eager to watch how he sets up his lineup.
James Maddison, an England international, and free agent Manor Solomon might all make their Tottenham debuts, along with defender Destiny Udogie, who joined last summer, according to new goalkeeper Guglielmo Vicario.
Despite recently selling Declan Rice, West Ham has won back-to-back games against Perth Glory and Boreham Wood in their summer friendlies so far.
Date, time of day, and location
Today, Tuesday, July 18, 2023, at 11am BST, Tottenham will take on West Ham.
The game will be held at Perth, Australia’s Optus Stadium.
Where to get a live stream and TV channel to watch Tottenham vs. West Ham: The match will be live-streamed on West Ham TV and SpursPlay in the UK.
Live blog: Follow all the action with expert analysis from Simon Collings in Perth on Standard Sport’s live blog.
Team news for Tottenham vs. West Ham
Rodrigo Bentancur, Ryan Sessegnon, Fraser Forster, and Bryan Gil of the Spurs’ first team were sent home from the trip due to injury. Hugo Lloris will also not play since he is getting ready to relocate.
In an effort to impress Postecoglou, a number of players, notably Tanguy Ndombele and Giovani Lo Celso, are expected to play.
Last time out, West Ham gave young players Luizao and Freddie Potts the start, and Jarrod Bowen might return to the starting lineup. Lucas Paqueta and Said Benraham have stayed in east London.
Kane is ‘not fazed’ by the commotion surrounding Bayern Munich’s interest in the Spurs striker, according to Postecoglou.
Prediction for Tottenham vs. West Ham
Even though the results of preseason games are unpredictable, West Ham now holds a tiny lead over Spurs because they have previously played two friendly.
To win 2-1 for West Ham.
History and outcomes of head-to-head contests
Spurs triumph: 101
Win for West Ham: 46