Hammers host Chelsea, Arsenal in need of points against Swansea, City welcome Everton

Updated: November 30, 2012

Premiership action returns after the midweek fixtures with the heat building on Rafa Benitez who will be hoping to make it third time lucky against London rivals West Ham, West Brom look to get back to winning ways against Stoke, Fulham and Spurs feature in another London Derby, Arsenal are at home to a dangerous Swansea, Liverpool host a resurgent Southampton at Anfield, Manchester City are up against Everton, United are away to Reading while Harry Redknapp takes charge of his second game at QPR against Aston Villa.

Rafa Benitez hope to finally give the Chelsea fans a win on his third attempt when his team travel across London to take on 10th place West Ham. Two goalless draws since he took charge is hardly the sort of response he would have hoped for from his players, and a goal will be the first objective before hopefully securing the points, in the early kick off. Getting Fernando Torres back to scoring form, remains top of Benitez agenda as well as shoring up the defence which he seems to be achieving.

United travel to Reading following a midweek 1-0 win and will hope that they can keep a run going of not conceding first. City rivals are at home this weekend when they host sixth placed Everton. Second place City are only a point behind United however are the only unbeaten team in the league. There will be much expectation from the City fans to see if Balotelli can follow up his midweek contribution, and get himself on a goalscoring run.

West Brom, still fourth despite a 3-1 midweek defeat by Swansea, will look to return to winning ways at home to Stoke while Tottenham, whose 2-1 win over Liverpool took them up into fifth place, make the cross-London trip to Fulham and also in London, Arsenal welcome Swansea to the Emirates following a 1-1 draw at Everton.

Southampton, still in the relegation zone, travel to Liverpool hoping to build on their recent run of 2 wins and 2 draws in their last 4. Liverpool are just four points above the relegation zone and come into the game with 3 draws, 1 win and a loss in November.

Bottom of the table QPR, who drew away to Sunderland in their first match under Harry Redknapp, will look to give their new manager a maiden win at home to fellow strugglers Aston Villa while on Sunday Norwich face Sunderland in a battle of the bottom half. Newcastle and Wigan, both on 14 points feature on Monday Night Football.