West Ham United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur: Michail Antonio grabs winner for Hammers

Antonio has scored six objectives in 10 appearances within the Premier League in opposition to Tottenham

Michail Antonio continued his prolific type as he grabbed West Ham’s winner in opposition to Tottenham to raise the Hammers into the Champions League locations.

The ahead poked in Aaron Cresswell’s dipping nook to attain his sixth Premier League objective of the season 18 minutes from time.

Harry Kane earlier noticed his back-post header tipped over the crossbar by Lukasz Fabianski, however Spurs didn’t capitalise on a number of respectable alternatives.

The win strikes West Ham to fourth within the desk on 17 factors, making it boss David Moyes’ finest begin to a season since 2004-05 with Everton.

Tottenham sit two factors behind their London rivals in sixth.

Manchester United have the possibility to maneuver above each side after they face Liverpool at Previous Trafford later.

Moyes and Hammers flying excessive

Former Everton boss Moyes has struggled to go away his mark on a membership since leaving Goodison Park for Manchester United in 2013 however the 58-year-old’s West Ham aspect are actually enjoying with all of the traits that made the Scot one of many top-flight’s most established coaches.

The final time one in every of his sides began a season in addition to this was when he led Everton to a fourth-place end in 04-05, and the Hammers have related momentum after climbing right into a Champions League spot with this win over their London rivals.

Moyes should additionally know he has a gem in Antonio, a ahead who proves nearly unplayable when on type and one who gave £47m centre-back Cristian Romero a ferocious bodily battle on Sunday.

It was England captain Kane, nevertheless, who the 31-year-old obtained the higher of from a nook to stab residence Creswell’s supply and rating his sixth objective in 10 league video games in opposition to Spurs.

Tottenham had appeared arguably the extra more likely to rating in a sport of few clear-cut probabilities, with Son Heung-min stretching the Hammers’ defence and scuffing his shot when effectively positioned after combining neatly with Tanguy Ndombele.

Kane’s header then compelled an incredible save from Fabianski and after the break Spurs obtained into harmful positions just for their remaining ball to allow them to down, failing to engineer any kind of try on objective within the second half.

Boss Nuno Espirito Santo mentioned he believed his aspect managed the sport, however the Hammers had probabilities of their very own and Pablo Fornals twice compelled Hugo Lloris into saves – firstly from an acrobatic volley early on after which with a deflected effort within the second half.

Nuno, like Moyes, might really feel he’s starting to go away his mark on this Spurs aspect however there was no reward for the Portuguese supervisor for the choice to go away his beginning XI at residence in a defeat by Vitesse within the Europa Convention League on Thursday.

Spurs now look to get their Premier League marketing campaign again on monitor in opposition to Manchester United subsequent Saturday whereas West Ham shall be eyeing a 3rd successive league win after they go to Aston Villa on Sunday.

Participant of the match

AntonioMichail Antonio

West Ham United

  1. Squad quantity9Participant identifyAntonio

  2. Squad quantity41Participant identifyRice

  3. Squad quantity3Participant identifyCresswell

  4. Squad quantity20Participant identifyBowen

  5. Squad quantity4Participant identifyZouma

  6. Squad quantity28Participant identifySoucek

  7. Squad quantity10Participant identifyLanzini

  8. Squad quantity21Participant identifyOgbonna

  9. Squad quantity1Participant identifyFabianski

  10. Squad quantity8Participant identifyFornals

  11. Squad quantity22Participant identifyBenrahma

  12. Squad quantity15Participant identifyDawson

  13. Squad quantity31Participant identifyJohnson


West Ham

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Fabianski
  • 31Johnson
  • 4Zouma
  • 21OgbonnaBooked at 37mins
  • 3Cresswell
  • 28SoucekBooked at 21mins
  • 41Rice
  • 20BowenSubstituted forDawsonat 90+1′minutes
  • 22BenrahmaSubstituted forLanziniat 85′minutes
  • 8Fornals
  • 9Antonio


  • 7Yarmolenko
  • 10Lanzini
  • 11Vlasic
  • 13Areola
  • 15Dawson
  • 16Noble
  • 23Diop
  • 26Masuaku
  • 50Ashby


Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Lloris
  • 12Leite de Souza Junior
  • 4RomeroBooked at 60mins
  • 15Dier
  • 3ReguilónSubstituted forGilat 84′minutes
  • 5Højbjerg
  • 29Skipp
  • 27Lucas MouraSubstituted forBergwijnat 90+1′minutes
  • 28NdombeleSubstituted forLo Celsoat 84′minutes
  • 7Son Heung-Min
  • 10Kane


  • 6D Sánchez
  • 11Gil
  • 14Rodon
  • 18Lo Celso
  • 20Alli
  • 22Gollini
  • 23Bergwijn
  • 25Tanganga
  • 33Davies

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