West Ham United v Aston Villa
Barclays Premier League
Saturday, August 18th 2012, 15:00 BST
West Ham: Jaaskelainen, Demel, Reid, Collins, McCartney, Noble, Diame, Nolan, Vaz Te, Cole, Taylor.
Subs: Henderson, Tomkins, Maynard, Maiga, O'Brien, Diarra, O'Neil.
Aston Villa: Given, Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Baker, Holman, El Ahmadi, Delph, N'Zogbia, Ireland, Bent.
Subs: Guzan, Bannan, Weimann, Lichaj, Herd, Burke, Gardner.
West Ham play host to Aston Villa this afternoon on the opening day of the 2012-13 Premier League season.
Newly-promoted West Ham are without Jack Collison (knee) for their first game back in the top-flight.
But James Collins (groin) has been passed fit to face his former club.
Hammers boss Sam Allardyce has confirmed summer signings Alou Diarra and Modibo Maiga will not start the game.
Aston Villa travel to Upton Park with new signing Brett Holman (knee) in contention.
Other newcomers Ron Vlaar, Matthew Lowton and Karim El Ahmadi could also play.
But new Villa boss Paul Lambert is without striker Gabriel Agbonlahor (knee), while defender Richard Dunne (groin) and winger Marc Albrighton (foot) are also sidelined.