West Ham United  have had a rough run of luck lately as their list of injuries continue to pile up and the club have an attacking unit that is severely decimated by lack of players available.
Chelsea  have once again lost Ashley Cole for a brief time, but Ryan Bertrand is expected to fill in for the English veteran.
Sam Allardyce will hope that his side can continue to keep their composure as they do not want to drop another match and fall completely into the drop zone as the Hammers side joint 16th in the league with 10 points.
Ravel Morrison is expected to once again have to lead the line with the support of Kevin Nolan and Stewart Downing as his primary sources of service and a midfield of Jack Collison and Mark Noble to try and stiffle the creative Chelsea attack.
Jose Mourinho  is believed to go for the kill when his side travel to the Boleyn Grounds as Fernando Torres, Juan Mata, Oscar and Eden Hazard are all believed to be set for a start at the top of the attack and could pose quite a threat to the Hammers chances of staving off another three points lost.