David Moyes has noted opted to start Lukasz Fabianski in goal as West Ham face Manchester City in the Round of 16 in the EFL Cup today (Wednesday).

Mark Noble captains this side as he comes in place of Declan Rice and will partner Tomas Soucek in midfield.

Ben Johnson, Aaron Cresswell and Tomas Soucek are the only players to retain their spots in the playing eleven.

Our team for tonight’s @Carabao_Cup match looks like this…

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West Ham will be looking to complete a double over the Manchester duo when they take on Manchester City today.

The Hammers have made it into the Round of 16 with a win against Manchester United, but the Citizens will offer a different test altogether.

Despite the EFL Cup not being seen as one of the most prestigious trophies, City boss Pep Guardiola has prioritised it since joining and has won it more than often than he hasn’t.

That means that if Moyes and his Hammers side are to get anything out of it then they’ll have to be at their very best and hope that the visitors aren’t.

One thing that’s in West Ham’s favour is that the London Stadium faithful are going to get behind them from the kick off and we’re expecting a loud atmosphere.

Hopefully, the likes of Andriy Yarmolenko and Nikola Vlasic are on song and give the City defenders a run for their money.

There is some good news as Vladimir Coufal is back in the matchday squad while Michail Antonio is absent.

In other West Ham news, fans have been arrested after major controversy before Spurs clash

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