West Ham vs Leeds LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Premier League fixture tonight


West Ham host Leeds in the Premier League this evening.

David Moyes’ side are enjoying a tremendous season and are still very much in the fight to secure an unlikely top-four finish. The Hammers’ continued their impressive form against Sheffield United and Tottenham and, although defeat against runaway leaders Manchester City last time out somewhat halted their momentum, West Ham still boast games in hand over the sides above them. The club have also been boosted by the return of Michail Antonio from injury, with the striker scoring in each of his last two appearances, while Jesse Lingard continues to star since making his loan move from Manchester United.

Meanwhile, Leeds are comfortably free of the relegation battle in their first season back in the top flight, even if their defence has occasionally been found wanting. Marcelo Bielsa’s side have lost three of their last five games, including a flat performance against Aston Villa last week, but they are still more than capable of wrecking the Hammers’ parade, particularly with Patrick Bamford enjoying such a prolific season. Follow all the action live below at the conclusion of Chelsea vs Everton:

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CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON (82’)

Another opening for Werner as Havertz, impressive tonight, wins the ball deep in Everton’s half. Kante carries it forward and picks out Werner in the box, but the latter is held up and can’t get a shot off.

CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON (81’)

Zouma towers above everyone to meet a Chelsea corner but sends his header straight at Pickford.

CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON (80’)

Chance! Chelsea should really have a third as Werner latches onto a long ball, brushes Godfrey aside and finds himself one on one with Pickford. But the finish, on his left foot, is tame and Pickford saves.

CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON (80’)

Kante comes on to harry and press Everton for the final ten minutes. He replaces Kovacic.

CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON (77’)

A low shot from Mount is blocked and just trickles away from Werner in the box.

Everton have sent on Bernard for Gomes.

CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON (75’)

Another Everton corner is curled into the six-yard box and Mendy, under real pressure, does well to punch it away. Godfrey is penalised for a foul on the goalkeeper anyway.

CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON (74’)

Godfrey does well to set Richarlison away on the left, but James quickly comes across to stop the Brazilian. Everton get a corner from it, but the set piece is dealt with.

CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON (73’)

Chelsea have managed this game expertly and are cruising towards another convincing win here. Everton will hope to change that but they’ve been unable to really trouble Tuchel’s increasingly well-organised team.

CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON (70’)

Everton make a change: King replaces Sigurdsson.

Zouma is back on his feet and, though hobbling slightly, looks like he’ll continue.

CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON (68’)

Concern for Chelsea as Zouma goes to ground after playing a pass and losing his footing. The physios are on.

CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON (66’)

Chelsea make a change immediately after doubling their lead: Mount is on for Hudson-Odoi.

GOAL! CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON (JORGINHO 65’)

No mistake from Jorginho. He skips in the run up and slots the ball coolly into the bottom left corner, sending Pickford the wrong way.

CHELSEA 1-0 EVERTON (64’)

Penalty for Chelsea! Havertz races onto a pass in behind and gets to the ball before the onrushing Pickford, who brings him down.

CHELSEA 1-0 EVERTON (61’)

Holgate does well to carry the ball out from defence and play in Richarlison on the right. The latter’s cross is too long for Calvert-Lewin in the middle.

CHELSEA 1-0 EVERTON (60’)

Brilliant from Hudson-Odoi. Kovacic is fouled as Chelsea probe on the edge of the box but the referee plays the advantage. Hudson-Odoi is able to cut inside from the left and sends a curling shot towards the far corner, forcing Pickford into an acrobatic save.

CHELSEA 1-0 EVERTON (58’)

Space opens up for James to shoot and he drags a low shot just wide. Pickford had it covered.

CHELSEA 1-0 EVERTON (57’)

Chance! Everton work the ball swiftly and incisively to the edge of the box, where Sigurdsson slides a pass into the path of Richarlison. He gets the ball out of his feet, but skews his finish wide.

CHELSEA 1-0 EVERTON (56’)

Everton send on the returning Tom Davies for Iwobi.

CHELSEA 1-0 EVERTON (55’)

The goal doesn’t stand, despite Peter Walton’s claims on BT Sport that it wasn’t a handball. Who knows.

CHELSEA 1-0 EVERTON (54’)

Havertz has the ball in the net, but it’s disallowed! Hudson-Odoi clips the ball into the box and the German brings it down, seemingly with his left arm, turns and fires past Pickford from close range. It’s a very well-taken goal, but he’s penalised for handball. There’ll be a VAR check…

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