Santi Cazorla has netted his third PL penalty of the season – the joint-most in the division, along with Jedinak & Berahino.
Danny Welbeck has scored in each of his last two PL starts against West Ham (for Man Utd & Arsenal).
Stewart Downing plays his 50th PL match for West Ham.
Alexandre Song faces his former club Arsenal for the first time in the PL. Song played 138 PL matches for Arsenal from 2005 – 2012.
Cheikhou Kouyate has scored his first Lge home goal since netting in Anderlecht’s 4-3 home defeat v Lokeren in May 2011.
West Ham have won none of the last 12 Barclays Premier League games against Arsenal (W0 D2 L10), losing the last eight in a row.
Arsenal have won away at West Ham more often than any other team in Premier League history (11).