West Ham's miserable record at Old Trafford doesn't bode well for Sunday's game

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic before the game

West Ham United take on Manchester United on Sunday in the 16:30 kick-off.

West Ham United manager Slaven BilicWest Ham United manager Slaven Bilic

The Hammers head to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United on Sunday, and are in desperate need of both a positive performance and result, as they sit precariously in 17th position in the Premier League table, just one point clear of the relegation zone.

With Slaven Bilic's team in such desperate need of a win, could there possibly be a worse team for them to be playing this weekend than the Red Devils?

The East Londoners have a miserable record against the 13 time Premier League champions, particularly at Old Trafford.

During the Premier League era, in 20 games at the Theatre of Dreams, or nightmares as the case may be, the Hammers have managed only two wins and one draw, along with 17 defeats.

West Ham United manager Slaven BilicWest Ham United manager Slaven Bilic

They have been outscored by 46 goals to 10 during that period, and were on the wrong end of an embarrassing 7-1 defeat by a rampant United side in April 2000.

While the Red Devils are not the team they once were, Sunday's trip to Manchester is still unlikely to evoke many good memories for Hammers fans, and they will head up the M1 with a sense of hope rather than belief.

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