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West Ham United avoid defeat and secure a 2-1 victory at home to West Bromwich Albion

Technical card:
West Ham United: Sam Johnstone, Dara O’Shea, Kyle Bartley, Semi Ajayi, Kieran Gibbs, Matheus Pereira, Jake Livermore, Conor Gallagher, Romaine Sawyers, Kamil Grosicki and Callum Robinson
West Bromwich Albion: Lukasz Fabianski, Vladimir Coufal, Angelo Ogbonna, Craig Dawson, Aaron Cresswell, Jarrod Bowen, Tomas Soucek, Declan Rice, Manuel Lanzini, Said Benrahma and Michail Antonio
Stadium: London Stadium
Goals: Jarrod Bowen (1-0, min. 45), Matheus Pereira (1-1, min. 51) and Michail Antonio (2-1, min. 66)

West Ham snatched all three points from Albion in a 2-1 victory on Tuesday, at London Stadium. Both West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion arrived on the back of wins. West Ham United were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two matches in the league. The most recent was against the Burnley at home (1-0), the other to Everton away (1-0). West Bromwich Albion had been hopeful of extending their winning run, after a 3-2 victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers. As the table looks today, West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion sit 7th, (32 points) and 19th, (11 points), spots respectively, after 18 matches.

West Ham United started strong and were rewarded, beginning with Jarrod Bowen opening the scoring just before half-time

The second half started favourably for West Bromwich Albion, thanks to a goal from Matheus Pereira in minute 51. However, West Ham United, 66 minutes in found the back of the net following a Michail Antonio goal. The game ended with a 2-1 victory for West Ham United.

For West Ham United Andriy Yarmolenko, Pablo Fornals and Mark Noble came on for Said Benrahma, Manuel Lanzini and Michail Antonio, while Albion brought on Darnell Furlong and Hal Robson-Kanu to replace Kamil Grosicki and Jake Livermore.

The referee booked one player from West Bromwich Albion, Conor Gallagher.

West Ham United will play their next fixture away against Crystal Palace, while West Bromwich Albion will face Manchester City at home.

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