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West Ham vs Everton: Premier League Matchday 38 Live Thread

Happy Season Finale Sunday, unless you’re Stoke, West Brom and (likely) Swansea City

West Ham United v Everton - Premier League Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images

LINEUPS AND BENCH

Season finale Sunday is back for West Ham United and all other 19 teams in the Premier League for another year. And the Hammers will celebrate their last match of the 2017-18 campaign with a home curtail closer against Everton.

For interim manager David Moyes, it would be a fitting final match as West Ham boss if he does not receive the job permanently by taking on the club that made him a household name. Add the element of Wayne Rooney playing in his last Premier League game, a legendary player of course who was given his career beginning by Moyes, it could be two fitting bookend moments.

But...Rooney is actually not even in the Everton squad, making that situation even more awkward with Sam Allardyce.

In this conclusion to a tumultuous campaign for both teams, Moyes and former West Brom manager Sam Allardyce go with their three-centerback lineups. Pedro Obiang makes a joyous return to the bench after being ruled out for the rest of the season months ago. Left back extraordinary Leighton Baines sees another moment in the midfield for his cherished club.

With both teams playing for standings spots and pride, Everton with a win would secure a Top 8 finish, while there is a slight chance that West Ham could hilariously finish Top 10 with a win. All that can be guaranteed is that both teams fanbases will be very happy that their rocky 18-19 campaigns are over.

Enjoy the season finale all, for West Ham United vs Everton.