However, a win for Stoke would drag the Irons back into the relegation scrap and heap further pressure on manager David Moyes.
West Ham will be confident going into this fixture having won 3-0 in the reverse fixture at the Bet365 Stadium in December while Stoke are winless in nine top-flight fixtures.
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