Predicted West Ham line-up to play Blackburn: Reece Oxford to start

Here is how we predict West Ham United will line up against Blackburn Rovers this weekend:

West Ham United travel to Ewood Park on Sunday afternoon to take on Championship side Blackburn Rovers in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

The Hammers are currently seventh in the Premier League, just one point behind fifth-placed Manchester United in the race for a European spot next season.

In contrast Blackburn are 18th in the second tier, eight points clear of the relegation zone and buzzing after their 3-0 victory against Fulham last time out.

In early team news, West Ham are without James Tomkins, Winston Reid, Joey O’Brien, Manuel Lanzini and Diafra Sakho due to injury while January signing Sam Byram is cup-tied.

Despite that West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has a number of exciting options to call on and the Hammers will be quietly confident of progressing to the quarter finals as they bid to end the season with some silverware.

With that in mind here is how we expect West Ham to line up this weekend:

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