Last Updated: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 10:00
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce is looking for his side to spoil Southampton's party on Saturday when the pair meet at St Mary's.
Both sides are closing in on the coveted 40-point mark and a win for the south-coast club, who have beaten both Chelsea and Liverpool in their last two home matches, would see them reach that point ahead of the Hammers.
The draw at Liverpool last weekend means a win for the Boleyn club would see them reach the 40-point mark.
Allardyce told the official club website: "They will be full of confidence. The fans will be expecting to beat us, there's no doubt about that, after they've just beaten Liverpool and Chelsea at home.
"I think we'll just be the next step on the ladder for them to beat. I thought the Liverpool fans probably thought they were turning up and going to beat us last week, so we'll hopefully spoil Southampton's party as well."
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