Saturday’s Premier League clash between West Ham United and Leicester City at the London Stadium (15:00) sees two England international strikers go head-to-head, although only one of the forwards was selected in Gareth Southgate’s latest Three Lions squad.
The Hammers’ Andy Carroll can feel hard down by after missing out on facing Germany and Lithuania later this month, despite scoring six goals in just 14 top-flight outings so far this season.
But it was The Foxes’ Jamie Vardy who was included in the latest England squad, announced on Thursday, alongside veteran Jermain Defoe and youngster Marcus Rashford, although he has only found the back of the net twice in his last nine Premier League appearances.
Ahead of kick-off, West Ham are looking to bounce back from consecutive defeats to the hands of Chelsea and AFC Bournemouth, with Slaven Bilic’s men slipping down to 11th in the table.
Whereas Craig Shakespeare’s Leicester have moved three points clear of the drop zone after successive league wins over Liverpool and Hull City respectively.
Here is how hitmen Carroll and Vardy match-up so far this term in the Premier League…