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Sam Allardyce said his side just can't win a game without any incidents happening to them, after Andy Carroll was sent off in a 2-0 victory over a goal shy Swansea City side.
Spanish centre half, Chico Flores was at the centre of Carroll's dismissal as he went down theatrically after an aerial duel with the England international.
West Ham sealed their first home win since November 30, as the 10-man side beat a lacklustre Swansea City 2-0 at Upton Park in an early kick-off on Saturday.
After a hard fought draw at Chelsea in midweek, this crucial victory saw Sam Allardyce's men claim a much needed three points in their relegation battle.
Kick off: Sunday, 4pm
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Odds: West Ham win 4/1; Swansea win 4/6; Draw 11/4
West Ham travel to Swansea with manager Sam Allardyce having a tough selection headache.
West Ham make their first ever trip to Swansea's Liberty Stadium with their first three points on the board and the cobwebs swept away after an workmanlike - rather than dazzling - win over a rejuvenated Aston Villa at the weekend.
In front of 34,000 in full voice and on a boiling day, the team were initially overawed and let Aston Villa dictate the game. But slowly the home team asserted themselves and Kevin Nolan's disputed goal five minutes before half time settled nerves.
A Nicky Bailey equaliser earned Charlton a deserved point against Swansea on Saturday.
However, with just 12 games remaining, the Addicks slipped to ten points from safety after their relegation rivals picked up wins in a surprise weekend in the Championship.