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Clearance by Abdoulaye Faye.
The referee ends the match.
Clearance made by Liam Rosenior.
The assistant referee signals for offside against George Boyd.
Abdoulaye Faye manages to make a clearance.
Stewart Downing crosses the ball.
Yannick Sagbo concedes a free kick for a foul on Razvan Rat.
The ball is delivered by Ravel Morrison.
George Boyd on for Sone Aluko.
A cross is delivered by Stewart Downing.
Curtis Davies makes a clearance.
Kevin Nolan fouled by David Meyler, the ref awards a free kick.
Ricardo Vaz Te has a direct shot on goal from the free kick which goes over the bar.
Jake Livermore challenges Ricardo Vaz Te unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick taken by Abdoulaye Faye.
Mladen Petric concedes a free kick for a foul on Curtis Davies.
David Meyler joins the action as a substitute, replacing Robbie Brady.
Centre by Joey O'Brien.
Mark Noble takes a weak shot and missed to the left of the goal.
Razvan Rat restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Stewart Downing from the left by-line.
Clearance made by Curtis Davies.
A cross is delivered by Yannick Sagbo.
Ravel Morrison goes into the referee's book for dissent.
Danny Graham goes off and Yannick Sagbo comes on.
Mohamed Diame leaves the field to be replaced by Stewart Downing.
A cross is delivered by Ravel Morrison.
Centre by Matthew Jarvis.
The ball is sent over by Mohamed Diame.
Curtis Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mladen Petric.
Shot by Danny Graham went over.
Kevin Nolan manages to make a clearance.
Razvan Rat concedes a free kick for a foul on Ahmed Elmohamady.
Winston Reid makes a clearance.
Clearance by Curtis Davies.
Modibo Maiga leaves the field to be replaced by Mladen Petric.
Abdoulaye Faye makes a clearance.
Abdoulaye Faye restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Winston Reid on Sone Aluko, free kick awarded.
Mohamed Diame has an effort at goal. Allan McGregor parries the effort to safety.
The ball is swung over by Sone Aluko.
Ravel Morrison restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tom Huddlestone on Ravel Morrison.
Clearance made by Robbie Brady.
Unfair challenge on Joey O'Brien by Maynor Figueroa results in a free kick.
Ahmed Elmohamady delivers the ball.
Jussi Jaaskelainen restarts play with the free kick.
The referee gets the second half underway.
It is the end of the first-half.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Robbie Brady.
Clearance by Liam Rosenior.
The referee shows Danny Graham a yellow card for dissent.
James Tomkins takes the free kick.
Sone Aluko concedes a free kick for a foul on James Tomkins.
Clearance made by Joey O'Brien.
Header at goal by Modibo Maiga to the left of the net.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Modibo Maiga on Abdoulaye Faye.
Modibo Maiga makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Robbie Brady.
Ahmed Elmohamady gets a header at goal. Jussi Jaaskelainen parries the ball away.
Chance falls to Curtis Davies who heads at goal. Blocked by Modibo Maiga.
Winston Reid manages to make a clearance.
Ahmed Elmohamady fouled by Matthew Jarvis, the ref awards a free kick.
Mohamed Diame sends in a cross.
Corner taken by Robbie Brady from the left by-line.
Robbie Brady takes the chance to get an effort at goal. James Tomkins gets a block in.
Ravel Morrison has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
The ball is swung over by Robbie Brady.
The ball is sent over by Sone Aluko.
Chance falls to Mohamed Diame who heads at goal. Blocked by Maynor Figueroa.
The ball is sent over by Razvan Rat.
James Tomkins gets a header at goal. Blocked by Ahmed Elmohamady.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Matthew Jarvis.
James Tomkins heads at goal. Abdoulaye Faye gets a block in.
Free kick taken by Mark Noble.
Unfair challenge on Ravel Morrison by Curtis Davies results in a free kick.
Corner taken by Tom Huddlestone from the right by-line.
Liam Rosenior produces a cross.
The ball is sent over by Ahmed Elmohamady.
Joey O'Brien challenges Danny Graham unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Joey O'Brien makes a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Modibo Maiga.
Clearance by Winston Reid.
Robbie Brady scores a penalty. Hull 1-0 West Ham.
Foul by Joey O'Brien on Robbie Brady, Penalty awarded.
Razvan Rat makes a clearance.
Sone Aluko takes the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Mohamed Diame.
Header at goal by Curtis Davies misses left of the target.
Kevin Nolan concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Rosenior.
Robbie Brady shoots direct from the free kick. Blocked by Modibo Maiga.
Sone Aluko fouled by James Tomkins, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner taken by Mark Noble from the right by-line.
Clearance made by Jake Livermore.
Liam Rosenior takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Noble on Tom Huddlestone.
Modibo Maiga takes a shot. Blocked by Jake Livermore.
Foul by Jake Livermore on Mohamed Diame, free kick awarded.
Clearance made by Maynor Figueroa.
The referee gets the game underway.
Rosenior ready to face boyhood club
Liam Rosenior used to go to bed dreaming of West Ham - now he hopes to wake up on Sunday morning having beaten his boyhood club.
With his father Leroy playing for the Hammers between 1988 and 1992, Rosenior was a regular visitor to Upton Park in his formative years.
The club worked its way under his skin - and into his bedroom - but there will be no sense of split loyalty when the Tigers look to build on their impressive defeat of Newcastle last weekend.
"West Ham is a club close to my heart because my dad played for them and I was brought up around the club," said Rosenior.
"It was a fantastic place to be around and I used to watch all their games. I even used to have little West Ham bed sheets!
"I know all about them. But our job is to win games in the Premier League."
The mood around the club is buoyant after the 3-2 win over the Magpies, a first away success to add to their home victory over Norwich.
Rosenior, who made his first start of the season against Newcastle in an unfamiliar left-back role, was pleased with the result but hopes it does not stand out as exceptional by the end of the campaign.
"I'm not being arrogant, or saying we expect to win, but we should aim to win every game," said the 29-year-old.
"That's what we're looking to do...make inroads into the league.
"Going to Newcastle and winning is a big boost to confidence.
"I don't think we want it (the Newcastle result) to be a highlight of our season or to pat ourselves on the back too much."
Rosenior is not guaranteed a starting spot against the Hammers, with Maynor Figueroa back from a spell of compassionate leave to take his usual place on the left side of defence.
But Rosenior impressed manager Steve Bruce with his application at St James' Park and one option could be to switch him to his favoured right-back slot ahead of the more attack-minded Ahmed Elmohamady.
West Ham manager Sam Allardyce believes the Hammers will come up against a Hull side high on confidence after they registered their first away win of the season last weekend when the teams meet at the KC Stadium on Saturday.
Steve Bruce's newly-promoted side won 3-2 at Allardyce's old club Newcastle, the same scoreline by which West Ham went down to Everton at Upton Park.
The Tigers have had a fairly good start to their Barclays Premier League campaign and currently sit two points ahead of West Ham in the table, with Allardyce admitting he has been suitably impressed.
"For them to get their first away win was a huge result, it lifts the whole city, the backroom staff and all the players," he said.
"We face them at a time when their confidence is sky-high so as always we'll have a tough game on our hands.
"His [Bruce's] players, irrespective of how many he's changed, have gelled well which was the opposite to his time at Sunderland.
"At Hull he's changed a lot of players and it's worked for him very, very well in a short period of time and they've obviously started the season exceptionally well."
West Ham's own victory last weekend saw them bring to an end a barren run in front of goal.
Highly-rated midfielder Ravel Morrison has continued to impress since working his way in to the team and Allardyce believes the former Manchester United youngster is playing well enough to maintain his place.
"At the moment his performances are exceptionally good and that means you don't have to fight for your place," said Allardyce.
"If you're good enough then you're old enough and he's proved that up to now. We've got to keep his feet firmly on the ground and watch out for head swelling."
Despite breaking their goalscoring duck against Everton Allardyce remains keen to strengthen his striking options in the wake of Andy Carroll's pre-season heel injury.
Mladen Petric was signed on a free transfer and former Hammer Carlton Cole will soon join him once Allardyce is convinced by the England international's fitness.
"We've had Carlton training with us for a while now and as soon as he's fit enough to play there will be an offer of a short-term contract on the table, there's no doubt about that," he confirmed.
"That's why he's here with us and that's why we're trying to improve his fitness having missed pre-season. As soon as he's okay and suitable terms and conditions have been agreed, which is nothing do with me, then he'll join us for however long the contract is negotiated for.
"We'll play a couple of behind-closed-doors games just to let him get some match practice and then we'll take it from there."
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