Premier League

  • 34’ C. Kouyaté
  • 45’ M. Noble
  • 79’ M. Noble
0 Half Time 2
Premier League
The Hawthorns
Attendance 25,031


    • KICK OFF
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      G M. Noble Assist D. Payet
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      It was excellent teamwork by the visitors. Ogbanna set Kouyate away in his own half, allowing him to cross it in for Noble who made no mistake. Kouyate has caused the hosts a number of problems in the first half.
    • 45'
      GOAL! West Ham double their lead thanks to Mark Noble! That will do wonders for the midfielder's England hopes. Noble scores a rare goal from open play as he manages to poke the ball home from 12 yards. The Hammers are racing towards Europe!
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      It was a hard day at the office for Tony Pulis and his men. They started the game brightly but fizzled out once West Ham managed to find their tempo. Albion fans will be disappointed that they could not take their form from White Hart Lane into today's game. They will, however, be raving about Jonat
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      FULL-TIME: West Brom 0-3 West Ham. It's hard to imagine that anyone would envisage West Ham to win this game 3-0 but that's the result and Bilic will be delighted with his side's performance. As we enter the final two games of the season, the Euorpa League is still a real possibility for the Hammers
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      West Brom will feel hard done by, the hosts started the game brightly and should've been 1-0 up. Gardner failed to finish, however, and his side were ultimately punished for their lack of precision. One positive they can take from the opening 45 minutes is the performance of Leko. The youngster has
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      HALF-TIME: West Ham head in for the break 2-0 up. The Hammers took time to find their momentum but certainly looked like a side challenging for Europe once they managed to find their feet. Their pace and clinical finishing has been the difference between the two sides today. After a lacklustre start
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      The teams are out...
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      West Ham are unchanged from their 3-1 win over Watford. Sakho remains in the starting 11 after impressing on his return. Carroll will be the one to watch for West Brom today, the striker has six goals in six games and is likely to trouble the Albion defence. The hosts will also be wary of Payet, the
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      Pulis opts to make two changes for this afternoon’s showdown. Ben Foster replaces Boaz Myhill between the sticks, whilst Stephane Sessegnon drops to the bench at the expense of Jonathan Leko. It’s a massive call from the gaffer to start Leko, the youngster becomes the first player born in 1999 to st
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      SUBS: Randolph, Tomkins, Collins, Moses, Byram, Emenike, Oxford.
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      WEST HAM: Adrian, Antonio, Reid, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Kouyate, Noble, Sakho, Lanzini, Payet, Carroll.
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      SUBS: Myhill, Chester, Lambert, Berahino, Sessegnon, Sandro, Roberts.
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      WEST BROM: Foster, Olsson, Yacob, Evans, Gardner, McClean, McAuley, Fletcher, Dawson, Rondon, Leko.
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      West Ham are aiming for much more than a top-half finish however, a win for the Hammers would lift them to 5th and well within contention of the Europa League. Slaven Bilic’s men have a four-day advantage on the hosts, having not played for ten days. Their last outing was a 3-1 home win at home to W
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      Hello and welcome to live coverage from the Hawthorns as West Brom host West Ham. The Baggies ended a three-game losing streak on Monday as they held Spurs to a 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane and will undoubtedly be buoyed by their positive performance. Whilst Tony Pulis’ men are safe, securing Premier
    • 1'
      West Ham get us underway...
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      Leko looks to get involved as he receives it down the wing but Ogbanna is there to intervene. West Brom helped to derail Tottenham's title bid on Monday, can they do the same to the Hammers' European hopes?
    • 3'
      McClean comes in late on Lanzini and receives a talking to from referee Lee Mason. West Ham have posed a threat from set-pieces all season but fail to do so with the resulting free-kick. Payet floats it in and it's easily cleared by the Baggies' defence.
    • 5'
      The opening five minutes have been quiet as both teams seek to find their momentum. The opening goal is there for the taking but the favour lies with West Ham. Bilic's men have scored 15 in their past six games whereas the hosts have mustered just two.
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      CLOSE!! Is that a glimspe of what Leko can do in the Premier League!? It's a frantic thirty seconds at the Hawthorns. The 17-year-old displays excellent skill and almost creates an opener but it's well blocked by Adrian. Gardner then sees two more efforts blocked. McClean tries to keep the danger al
    • 10'
      Uproar at the Hawthorns as Cresswell comes in late on Leko. The Albion fans are furious and Mason rightly awards the hosts a free-kick. However, it comes to nothing and the ball ends up back with West Ham. There's plenty to ponder for both Bilic and Pulis from the opening ten minutes.
    • 11'
      SAVE! It's an excellent save from Adrian and excellent defending from Antonio. Rondon makes a run forward, but is intercepted by Noble. The midfielder gives the ball away almost immeaditely, however, and Gardner attempts a low curling shot which is tipped round the post by the keeper.
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      "He's one of our own, he's one of our own, Jonathan Leko, he's one of our own" is ringing around the Hawthorns at the minute and the home fans are clearly impressed by the youngster. His direction and pace will certainly cause teams problems.
    • 15'
      West Brom are pressing very high and are allowing West Ham to see little of the ball. It should be 1-0 to the hosts and Gardner will be disappointed he hasn't scored. He looks to make amends as he finds himself in another good position and receives a cross from Fletcher, but he just can't get there
    • 17'
      West Ham look to settle as they make a run forward but concede a throw-in for their troubles. Bilic looks anxious on the touchline, aware that his team can't get their passing game started. Pulis, on the other hand, donning his famous cap and sparkling white trainers, will be delighted with what he'
    • 19'
      West Ham look to get forward again as Noble works it wide for Cresswell but visitors just can't find their tempo as it's hit back out. They regain posession and Lanzini seeks out Carroll as the forward is called into action for the first time, but he just can't reach it.
    • 21'
      Pulis will be frustrated by Rondon's actions as the striker fouls Cresswell, as the defender is running towards his own goal. West Ham are beginning to find their tempo now and West Brom will be alert.
    • 23'
      Evans shows excellent trickery down the left-hand side and crosses it in for Leko on the edge of the box. The forward continues to impress as he puts in another great cross, unfortunately for the hosts it comes to nothing. Leko has a big future ahead of him if he can keep this up.
    • 26'
      It's brilliant work by Antonio and he finds himself in good ground and hits a cross for an isolated Carroll, however, it's cleared out. Only as far to Cresswell though, who puts in a great ball but it is well dealt with by the hosts. The best passage of play West Ham have had in the first-half, and
    • 28'
      Reid feeds in Payet who weaves a run forward, as Dawson leaves a massive gap for the midfielder to run into. Fortunately for the hosts, the final shot takes a deflection and Dawson can breathe a short sigh of relief as the ball is out for a corner. The resulting corner is cleared and West Ham have t
    • 30'
      The visitors may have started slowly but they're really starting to make an impression now. Kouyate looks to make an opening but Albion are alert. Payet and Lanzini have switched sides, going from the right and left respectively. West Brom are dealing with the pressure well and are continuing to pre
    • 32'
      Bilic's switch of wingers almost pays off as the pair link up well and Payet's pace causes Albion problems during a counter attack. Kouyate just can't get there, and the ball is out for a corner. It's well dealt with by the Baggies however, and the ball is cleared.
    • 34'
      G C. Kouyaté Assist D. Payet
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      It's Payet again as he shows excellent composure to set up Kouyate. Reid won the ball back with a great tackle to stop the hosts' counter attack. Payet then made no mistake and continued to pose a threat from set-pieces as he managed to pick out Kouyate from the far right.
    • 34'
      Kouyate rises above his marker and makes no mistake as he hits Payet's peach of a cross straight past Foster and into the bottom corner. There's only been one side in the game for the last five minutes and their goal is well deserved. However, the hosts will be disappointed after starting the game s
    • 37'
      West Brom aren't happy as Leko is down and clearly in pain following a challenge from Lanzini. The youngster, who has caused a number of problems for the visitors, is clutching his stomach as he walks to the sidelines. Pulis will be happy with the forward's work in the first half and will be hoping
    • 40'
      Leko is able to continue as West Brom search for a response before the break. They pass it around nicely in the attacking half but their attack is short-lived as Evans hits in a poor cross. It's far too high for Rondon and Adrian catches it comfortably. The stats don't bode well for West Brom curren
    • 42'
      It's well cut out by Foster as he gathers Sakho's through ball. The keeper must be careful, he almost slipped as he went to gather the ball. West Ham have the sort of players who will punish that type of mistake all day long.
    • 44'
      Noble seeks to double his side's lead but struggles to get enough power on the final ball and Foster saves with ease. West Brom take the ball forward as they seek an equaliser. Dawson hits a good ball in, and if Leko got in at the far post he might have been able to get the much needed equaliser. Th
    • 46'
      The sides are back out and West Brom get us started for the remaining 45 minutes.
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      Kouyate continues to make his physical presence known, and with the help of Carroll looks to grab his side a third. Albion manage to cut out the attack, however. The second half will surely tell us what we need to know about what the hosts have left to play for this season. It's no secret what the v
    • 48'
      Pulis will have drilled it into his side that they must seek a response in the second half, but can they produce one? Leko looks to and is playing with confidence, and is full of energy. His teammates should take note, or they may be in for a long 45 minutes. Olsson is down and looks in trouble as h
    • 50'
      Olsson gets the required treatment and is back on the pitch, in his 250th appearance for the club. An injury for the defender would have piled the misery on West Brom. The hosts need to find the right tempo and show more composure on the ball.
    • 52'
      Cresswell and Leko clash and the forward is dismayed at Mason's decision to award a free-kick. Payet delivers with menace but it's defended well by the hosts, who try and work the ball back in. But Leko is the difference again, as he intercepts, and then makes a run forward. Rondon looks to be in bu
    • 54'
      CLOSE! Carroll almost creates a third for West Ham but no-one is there to execute the finish. With six goals in his last six games can the forward help to cement his Euro hopes and continue that run today? Hodgson has reiterated that Carroll will not be going to France but the forward isn't going to
    • 56'
      Leko is at the heart of everything West Brom do at the minute. The youngster plays it to Gardner who crosses it in dangerously, thankfully for the visitors, Ogbonna is there to nip in, in front of Rondon and puts it wide. The resulting corner is cleared - good defending by West Ham.
    • 58'
      Rondon is working tirelessly for Albion today as he looks to create an opportunity. The ball ends up with Leko, who is proving to be a real handful today. The forward looks for a one-two with Gardner but the midfielder overhits his pass. Leko will be delighted with his own performance today.
    • 61'
      SI S. Berahino SO D. Payet
    • 61'
      McClean is replaced by Saido Berahino. The midfielder leaves the field to a chorus of boos from the visiting support. West Ham will be wary of Berahino, who has a deadly scoring record against the Hammers.
    • 62'
      SI Sandro SO D. Payet
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      Yacob makes way for Sandro. It's been an eventful week for Yacob, who was praised for his lack of reaction after being hit by Dele Alli in Monday's game with Spurs.
    • 63'
      It's almost an immediate impact from Berahino who goes so close to pulling one back for the hosts! The forward is placed well inside the area but under pressure, struggles to find the target. Can the Baggies edge their way back into the game?
    • 66'
      SI E. Emenike SO D. Payet
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      Sakho is replaced by Emmanuel Emenike as West Ham look to hold out until full-time.
    • 67'
      It's a nervy moment for West Ham as Antonio struggles to clear his lines. West Brom are playing better now, and the Hammers will be alert. Their defensive record on the road isn't the best of late, and Berahino and Leko can exploit that.
    • 69'
      It's West Brom again! Sandro receives the ball in a good area from Dawson and looks to find the far right corner of Adrain's net. It sails narrowly wide, but West Brom will be buoyed by their performance in the second half. Pulis' substitutes have both made immediate impacts.
    • 71'
      STAT: West Brom have scored the second fewest goals in the league, managing a mere 32. The only team with less is the Baggies' fierce rivals, Villa, who have just 26.
    • 73'
      Ogbonna wins a free-kick in his own half following a tussle with Berahino. The defender has performed well today and that will bode well as he hopes to be recalled to the Italian national side. If West Brom are to get something, they must do it quickly, as time is running out at the Hawthorns.
    • 75'
      It's a long and threatening throw into the Albion box by Antonio. Carroll should do better with that delivery as West Brom manage to get it away. Both sides are playing rather nervy and we're in for an anxious final 15 minutes.
    • 78'
      SI S. Sessègnon SO D. Payet
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      Gardner makes way for Stéphane Sessègnon. Can the playmaker make a difference for the hosts?
    • 79'
      G M. Noble Assist D. Payet
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      Payet finds Carroll who delivers a quality cross for Noble to thump home. Carroll may not be the scoresheet today but he's certainly played his part.
    • 79'
      It's two braces in two games from Noble! A quality and emphatic finish. The midfielder manages to get his knee over it to volley it home. He will be delighted with that and it will surely give Roy Hodgson food for thought.
    • 81'
      SI V. Moses SO D. Payet
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      Payet is replaced by Victor Moses and gets a hero's reception from West Ham fans who proudly sing "We've got Payet".
    • 84'
      STAT: Payet has created 102 Premier League chances this season, 75 more than West Brom's leader, Darren Fletcher. The midfielder made a hell of a contribution today and it's no surprise Noble gave him such a big hug before he left the field.
    • 86'
      It's a robust challenge on Berahino from Reid and the defender has no right to complain as Mason awards West Brom a free-kick. Sessegnon takes it well, but it's beaten away emphatically by Adrian. West Ham are then awarded a free-kick of their own.
    • 87'
      SI R. Oxford SO D. Payet
    • 87'
      Lanzini is replaced by the towering Reece Oxford. The youngster has recently been linked with a move away from the Hammers but the prospect of playing European football may convince him to commit his future to the club.
    • 89'
      Despite a positive start, it's been a difficult afternoon for West Brom. Though, they aren't giving up, as they continue to press high in search of a consolation goal. Their lack of clinical finishing has cost them dearly today and it's been a game of ifs and buts. It will be seven games without a w
    • 90'
      West Ham win two corners in quick succession but fail to make anything of them. West Brom then attempt a half-hearted counter attack which marks the end of the game.
    • 45'
      Carroll manages to win a free-kick from Yacob who comes in slightly late on the striker. It's a good time for Carroll to earn his side the free-kick, as we near half-time.
    • 90'
      The fourth official has indicated three minutes of additional time and the heavens have well and truly opened in the Midlands.

    Line Up




    Sam Allardyce
    David Moyes



    Possession 0% 0%
    Effective Chances 0 0
    Shots on Target 0 0
    Turnovers 0 0


    Passes 0 0
    Passing Accuracy 0% 0%
    Passing Accuracy in opponent’s half 0% 0%
    Crosses 0 0
    Crossing accuracy 0% 0%


    Shots 0 0
    Shots outside the box 0 0
    Shots inside the box 0 0
    Shooting accuracy 0% 0%


    Tackles 0 0
    Effective Tackles 0% 0%
    Blocked Shots 0 0
    Clearances 0 0
    Saves 0 0


    Fouls Conceded 14 6
    Yellow Cards 0 0
    Red Cards 0 0
    Offsides 0 0

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