On Sunday, Tottenham Hotspur Ladies – who sit in third place in the Women’s Super League – will aim to collect their fourth consecutive victory in all competitions when they welcome West Ham United Women to The Hive Stadium.
Meanwhile, the visitors also enter the contest in a rich vein of form after avoiding defeat in their last five competitive matches.

Tottenham Hotspur's Kit Graham in action with Brighton and Hove Albion's Megan Connolly in the Women's Super League on October 10, 2021© Reuters
After their encounter with Chelsea last weekend was postponed, Spurs will be in action for the first time in 2022 when they face London rivals West Ham on Sunday.
Rehanne Skinner‘s side currently occupy a Champions League qualification spot, but they have a number of teams hot on their heels in the WSL.
Spurs ended 2021 in fine form as they claimed three successive victories, including a 1-0 home win against Everton in their most recent outing.
Sunday’s hosts will be confident of starting the new year with a positive result as they are yet to taste defeat at home this term.
Having conceded just two goals in their five league games at the Hive Stadium, Spurs have proven to be a tough nut to crack on home turf, and they will be hopeful of picking up their fourth home league victory of the season on Sunday.
Although, they will come up against a buoyant West Ham side, who are unbeaten in their last five encounters in all competitions.
The weekend’s contest also represents West Ham’s first outing of the new year after their encounter with Manchester United was postponed last weekend.
Olli Harder‘s side find themselves in eighth position, although they are seven points adrift of Sunday’s opponents with a game in hand.
With only one win from their four away matches in the WSL this season, the Hammers may be content with picking up a point on Sunday, especially as they have failed to score in two of those away fixtures.
However, Harder will be reminding his players of the 1-0 victory that they achieved over Spurs in November, and if they can pull off the double over Tottenham, West Ham could find themselves in the picture for Champions League qualification.

West Ham United Women's Dagny Brynjarsdottir celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates on November 21, 2021© Reuters
Tottenham are without the services of Tang Jiali, Kyah Simon and Cho So-hyun, who are currently with their respective national sides at the Asia Cup.
On Monday, Spurs announced the signing of Eveliina Summanen, but the Tottenham faithful will have to wait a little longer to see their new addition in action with the Finland international unavailable for Sunday’s contest.
Skinner could name a similar side to the one that beat Everton in December, although there could be a place in the starting lineup for Chioma Ubogagu.
West Ham have also been active in the transfer market with new arrivals Emma Snerle and Halle Houssein set to be involved on Sunday, although they may begin the contest on the substitutes’ bench.
Adriana Leon is still unavailable for the visitors with a knee issue keeping the Canadian out.
The Asia Cup has also affected Harder’s squad, with Mackenzie Arnold, Tameka Yallop and Yui Hasegawa all away on international duty.
Tottenham Hotspur Ladies possible starting lineup:
Korpela; Zadorsky, Bartrip, Harrop; Neville, Percival, Clemaron, Green; Naz, Ubogagu, Williams
West Ham United Women possible starting lineup:
Leat; Flaherty, Cissoko, Fisk; Wyne, Longhurst, Stringer, Filis, Svitkova; Brynjarsdottir, Evans

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Although both sides are in encouraging form, Spurs normally fare well on home turf, and we think that they will utilise home advantage to claim a narrow victory on Sunday.


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