Hammers bring in Rat against unchanged Everton

West Ham made one change for their Barclays Premier League clash with Everton by selecting Razvan Rat ahead of Guy Demel in defence.

Hammers bring in Rat against unchanged Everton

West Ham made one change for their Barclays Premier League clash with Everton by selecting Razvan Rat ahead of Guy Demel in defence.

The Hammers, who had not scored in the league since the opening day of the season, were without injured attacking players Andy Carroll, Mladen Petric, Joe Cole and Stewart Downing.

Everton were unchanged following last Saturday’s 1-0 victory over Chelsea with striker Romelu Lukaku, on loan from the Blues, named on the bench.

West Ham: Jaaskelainen, O’Brien, Collins, Reid, Rat, Diame, Noble, Morrison, Nolan, Jarvis, Maiga.

Subs: McCartney, Tomkins, Collison, Vaz Te, Adrian, Taylor, Petric.

Everton: Howard, Coleman, Jagielka, Distin, Baines, Osman, Barry, Naismith, Barkley, Mirallas, Jelavic.

Subs: Robles, Heitinga, Oviedo, Deulofeu, McCarthy, Lukaku, Stones.

Referee: Lee Mason (Lancashire)

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