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West Ham 3-0 Sheffield United – No reply from Sheffield United, as The Hammers rampage to 3

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Technical card:
West Ham: Aaron Ramsdale, John Egan, Chris Basham, Ethan Ampadu, Jayden Bogle, Ben Osborn, Oliver Norwood, John Lundstram, Enda Stevens, David McGoldrick and Billy Sharp
Sheffield United: Lukasz Fabianski, Issa Diop, Aaron Cresswell, Craig Dawson, Vladimir Coufal, Tomas Soucek, Declan Rice, Ben Johnson, Jarrod Bowen, Jesse Lingard and Manuel Lanzini
Stadium: London Stadium
Goals: Declan Rice (1-0, min. 41), Issa Diop (2-0, min. 58) and Ryan Fredericks (3-0, min. 90)

The Hammers ease to a comfortable 3-0 win at London Stadium. West Ham arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after a scoreless draw against Fulham in their previous match. Sheffield United lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Chelsea. As the table looks today, West Ham and Sheffield United currently occupy 4th and 20th spots in the league, with 42 points and 11 points respectively after 24 matches.

West Ham started strongly in the first half, with Declan Rice opening the rout just before half-time

West Ham continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, with a goal from Issa Diop, 58 minutes in. Later, West Ham scored again and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Ryan Fredericks in the 90th minute just before the final whistle. The game ended with a 3-0 victory for West Ham.

For The Hammers, Mark Noble, Said Benrahma and Ryan Fredericks came on for Oliver Norwood and John Egan, while Sheffield brought on Oliver McBurnie and Phil Jagielka to replace Oliver Norwood and John Egan.

The referee booked two players from Sheffield United, Chris Basham and John Lundstram.

West Ham will play their next fixture at home against Tottenham Hotspur, while Sheffield United will face Fulham away.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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