Spurs remain the only unbeaten team in the top flight, but Mauricio Pochettino’s are without a win since their 2-0 victory over Manchester City at the start of October. They currently occupy fifth place, five points behind leaders Liverpool.
West Ham find themselves in 17th spot after a lacklustre start to campaign, having picked up just three victories from their opening 11 matches.
But who will come out on top? Here’s the full breakdown ahead of Saturday’s London derby…
The match kicks off at White Hart Lane at 5:30pm on Saturday November 19.
TV AND LIVE COVERAGE
BT Sport 1 will be broadcasting the match live, while BBC Five Live will provide coverage on the radio.
Alternately, you can follow the match live on Standard Sport’s live blog. Full details below.
Tottenham are nursing an injury headache heading into Saturday’s derby with no fewer than eight team players either sidelined or nursing injury.
Pochettino confirmed on Thursday that Toby Alderweireld (knee) Erik Lamela (hip) and Ben Davies (ankle) are ruled out, while Dele Alli remains doubtful for the match with a minor knee complaint.
Spurs are currently managing the conditions of four other first team players. Harry Kane has only just returned to action following a seven-week spell on the sidelines with an akle injury, while Mousa Dembele (muscle fatigue), Christian Eriksen (hip) and Danny Rose (foot injury) are also being monitored. Vincent Janssen also returned early from the international break following a suspected.
Moussa Sissoko will be available for selection however having served his three-man ban following a violent conduct charge. Rose and Vertonghen are both a booking away from a one-match suspension.
West Ham predicament is equally as concerning. Defenders James Collins (calf) and Winston Reid (hamstring) are doubts for the match, while striker Diafra Sakho (back) is still unlikely to return. Captain Mark Noble is also suspended.
Sam Byram (hamstring), Andy Carroll (knee), Gokhan Tore (thigh) and Reece Oxford (ankle) are also sidelined.
POSSIBLE STARTING LINE-UPS
Tottenham 4-1-4-1: Lloris; Walker, Dier, Vertonghen, Rose; Wanyama; Sissoko, Dembele, Eriksen, Son; Kane.
West Ham 3-4-3: Adrian; Kouyate, Reid, Ogbonna; Antonio, Fernandes, Obiang, Cresswell; Lanzini, Ayew, Payet.
Head To Head
West Ham have won three, drawn one, and lost two of their last six matches against Tottenham Hotspur.