Lively Lanzini looks the man to rely on
Rock-bottom Sunderland are limping towards relegation after going seven matches without scoring during which they have lost six times.
Manager David Moyes does not seem to possess the players within the squad to launch another late great escape act.
The little Argentinian has notched seven times in the Premier League and could be on penalty duty with regular spot-kick expert Mark Noble suspended.
M Lanzini first goalscorer
0.5pt each-way 9-1 bet365, Paddy Power
Seb Larsson is suspended but John O'Shea returns to the squad. Bryan Oviedo, Jan Kirchhoff, Paddy McNair and Duncan Watmore are injured.
Michail Antonio, Winston Reid, Pedro Obiang and Angelo Ogbonna are injured and Mark Noble is suspended.
West Ham are unbeaten in their last seven games against Sunderland.