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C. Gallagher
Yellow Card
84'
M. Noble
M. Antonio
66'
M. Antonio
A. Yarmolenko
2 - 1
51'
Matheus Pereira
K. Grosicki
1 - 1
45' + 1'
J. Bowen
V. Coufal
1 - 0

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That is all from this Premier League fixture, until next time!
Their win here means the hosts jump above Chelsea into seventh, level on points with sixth-placed Everton. Next up, they host Doncaster Rovers in the FA Cup before returning to action in the league against Crystal Palace. The Baggies remain struggling in 19th and next face the thankless task of hosting the in-form Manchester City.
Bowen's strike on the stroke of half-time sent the Hammers in 1-0 up at the break, in what was a relatively quiet first half. The Baggies then started the next 45 quickly, with Pereira equalising, courtesy of a lovely, drilled left-footed goal past Fabianski. Moyes' men then found a winner through Antonio, who makes it two goals in two games after his return from injury, to overcome Allardyce's side 2-1 at the London Stadium.
90' + 4' FULL-TIME: WEST HAM 2-1 WEST BROM
C. Gallagher
Yellow Card
90' + 3' Gallagher rightfully gets yellow carded for his attempt to dive and deceive the referee inside the area.
90' + 3' Gallagher skips in front of Yarmolenko and throws himself to the floor, appealing for a late penalty. Referee Scott sees it differently, awarding West Ham the free-kick for Gallagher's simulation and it looks like the loanee will also become the first booking of the game.
90' + 3' Fabianski comes to punch a third Gibbs cross and catches Bartley but wins the ball too. VAR has a quick check before deeming the goalkeeper has done nothing wrong and allows play to go on.
90' + 2' A series of avoidable fouls come on the right from Yarmolenko and Coufal. On both occasions, Gibbs sends a long diagonal cross towards the area but Fabianski deals with the danger.
90' There will be four minutes of added time as the Hammers appear content to drop a little deeper and invite their visitors to attack, with Moyes' men intent on maintaining their one-goal advantage as opposed to extending their lead.
89' WIDE! The two wing-backs link-up, with Gibbs crossing towards Furlong inside the area. Unfortunately for Allardyce's men, Furlong then fails to wrap his left foot around the chance and his effort sails just wide to the left of Fabianski's goal.
88' Yarmolenko is through on goal on the right but Fornals, perhaps aware of the Ukrainian's great position, rushes the pass and O'Shea intervenes near the halfway line.
87' Robson-Kanu is far too enthusiastic as he slams Cresswell to the floor in pursuit of a loose pass over the top. Fabianski then wastes some vital seconds as he deliberates over the free-kick before firing towards Bowen on the left-hand side.
86' Rice goes up for a header and leaves Robinson on the floor. The Baggies' forward eventually gets back to his feet, as his side continue to play around him in search of a late equaliser here.
M. Noble
M. Antonio
84' Scorer of the Hammers’ second, Antonio, is replaced by midfielder Noble after working tirelessly up top all game.
82' Antonio ignores the runs of Soucek and Fornals in order to shoot from inside on the left. Unfortunately for the forward, his curling right-footed effort is ambitious and travels well wide of Johnstone's goal to the right.
H. Robson-Kanu
J. Livermore
80' Allardyce throws on Robson-Kanu to chase the game in place of midfielder Livermore.
79' Gibbs launches in another long throw-in, which the Hammers deal with. Sawyers and Pereira then get in each other's way as the latter skews a left-footed effort well wide from 20 yards out.
78' CHANCE! Furlong whips towards the back post, where Gibbs knocks down for Gallagher. The loanee races onto the short pass but then volleys his right-footed effort into the hands of Fabianski from the edge of the area. He should be doing better from that sort of position.
77' Yarmolenko needlessly gives away possession inside his own half but Coufal steps in to amend his colleague's mistake. The Baggies then regain possession and look to play down the right-hand side through Furlong.
76' Moyes’ side are unbeaten in their last eight Premier League home games played on Tuesdays (W6 D2), since a run of four straight defeats between December 2006 (1-2 vs Portsmouth) and March 2010 (1-3 vs Wolves). Another fifteen minutes or so stand between them extending that record here.
74' Antonio bullies past two of the visitors, who attempt to bring him down and stop the counter-attack but do not have the physical capability to do so. Fornals then finds Rice, who selfishly blasts well over from 30 yards out.
73' Soucek did go down after chasing a loose ball inside the area from Cresswell's cross but a VAR check confirms it is not enough to award a penalty. Down the other end, Pereira goes on another solo run, eventually winning a free-kick in the middle of the park 35 yards from goal.
72' Antonio, who has been a general nuisance for the visitors' defence all game, again wins a foul in a good area on the left. Cresswell sends in a teasing delivery but the Baggies stand firm to clear the danger.
D. Furlong
K. Grosicki
70' Grosicki is Allardyce's first change as he comes off for full-back Furlong. This could symbolise a change in formation for the Baggies, with O'Shea forming a three-man defence, flanked by Furlong and Gibbs on either wing.
70' Antonio is now the outright top Premier League scorer at the London Stadium with 14 goals, surpassing that of former colleague Marko Arnautovic (13).
69' Moyes sent on Yarmolenko to go and restore the Hammers' lead, which he did by providing for Antonio's goal. Does Allardyce have a similar sort of quality to call upon off the bench? Perhaps not.
68' SAVE! After assisting Antonio, Yarmolenko wants a goal of his own, cutting in from the left and smashing low towards the near post. However, it is going to take a better effort than that as Johnstone quickly gets down, diving and saving low to his left.
A. Yarmolenko
Assist
66' Perhaps due to the quality of Cresswell's cross, Yarmolenko comfortably wins a header at the back post to tee up Antonio for the third goal of this game.
M. Antonio
Goal
66' GOALLL!! 2-1 WEST HAM! Cresswell has tons of time on the left, rolling it out of his feet before crossing towards the back post. Yarmolenko beats Gibbs in the air, nodding down to Antonio, who hooks a right-footed effort into the bottom right corner from inside the six-yard area.
65' Bowen has acres of space at the back post and eventually tries to roll in Rice on the edge of the area. Livermore takes up a great defensive position, however, reading the play and intercepting before Rice or Fornals can latch onto the pass backwards.
64' With the double substitution, it looks like Bowen has moved out to the left-hand side, with Yarmolenko occupying the other wing and Fornals operating through the middle behind Antonio.
Pablo Fornals
M. Lanzini
62' Lanzini, whose left-footed effort was just cleared off the line by O'Shea, is also replaced by Fornals.
A. Yarmolenko
S. Benrahma
62' Moyes is not hanging about here and makes a double change. The first of which sees Yarmolenko replace Benrahma out wide.
60' CLOSE! Rice and Cresswell catch the Baggies napping with a quick set-piece. The latter races onto the left-back's quick pass and drills with his left foot towards the back post. Johnstone cannot get to the effort but neither can Antonio, who would have had a tap-in at the back post if he had been a second quicker.
59' CHANCES! Antonio brings down Bowen's pass, teeing up Lanzini to shoot inside the area. The Argentine's effort looks destined for the goal before O'Shea tucks in to clear off the line. The hosts then recycle possession to Rice, who whips a right-footed effort just wide to the right of goal from the edge of the D.
57' O'Shea is on hand to first turn away Antonio's cross before blocking Cresswell's left-footed cross out for a corner. The hosts' full-back then delivers towards the near post, where Ajayi climbs above Rice to head clear.
55' The Baggies' equaliser was the first goal West Ham have conceded in 341 minutes of Premier League action.
54' The visitors, buoyed on by their equaliser, are starting to pass it about with some confidence now. Eventually they work it out to the left-hand side, where Grosicki squares up Coufal before his low left-footed cross gets turned behind for a corner.
52' The warning signs were there for the Hammers, their defence kept dropping off, allowing Pereira to dictate play from outside the area and on this occasion, he has made Moyes' men pay.
Matheus Pereira
Goal
51' GOALLL!! 1-1! For the second time in as many minutes, Pereira is offered a lot of room outside the area. On this occasion, he advances on his own before arrowing a low left-footed finish into the bottom right corner from 20 yards out. Fabianski claims Gallagher has impaired his vision from an offside position but VAR decides to let the goal stand.
K. Grosicki
Assist
51' Grosicki plays a simple pass into the feet of Pereira, who progresses down the left on his own before drilling a left-footed finish past Fabianski to equalise.
50' Pereira is afforded far too much space, which means he can get his head up and roll in Gallagher. The loanee looks set to test Fabianski from inside the area, but his right-footed effort is then weak and easy for the hosts' goalkeeper to save.
48' Coufal has two attempts at fizzing a cross in from the right but fails to find any of his colleagues on both occasions. The away side then look to create a chance through Robinson and Gallagher but the pair are on different wavelengths, which allows Cresswell and Ogbonna to regain possession.
47' West Brom have failed to score a first half goal in 13 of their 19 Premier League games this season, including doing so in six of their last eight.
46' Both sets of players are back out and referee Scott gets this Premier League fixture back underway!
Allardyce would have thought his side had done a good job in the first half before Bowen's opener, as they had kept the hosts at bay for the most part. Despite this, the Baggies will have to chase the game now in the second half and could look to the likes of Robson-Kanu to add some attacking impetus. Moyes will be happy his side are leading of course, but will be asking for more quality in the final third from his men in the next 45.
In what was a fairly quiet opening 45 minutes, neither side created any real chances to test either goalkeeper, barring Dawson's free header in the first ten minutes. However, in the last minute of the half, Bowen chested in Coufal's cross to open the scoring, which means the hosts go in 1-0 up at the break.
45' + 2' HALF-TIME: WEST HAM 1-0 WEST BROM
V. Coufal
Assist
45' + 1' Coufal recycles Benrahma's deep cross, firing back across goal, where Bowen turns the ball in to open the scoring.
J. Bowen
Goal
45' + 1' GOALLLL!! 1-0 West Ham! Right on the stroke of half-time, Bowen breaks the away side’s resistance with a sharp chested finish into the top right corner. Coufal should take a lot of credit for the goal, as his right-footed cross caused all sorts of problems inside the area. VAR has a quick check of Bowen's finish for handball before confirming the goal stands.
45' Ajayi sells Bartley short with a pass backwards, Antonio looks set to capitalise but the latter centre-back does well to get his partner out of trouble, sliding in to intercept before Antonio can get to the loose ball first.
44' Coufal has been energetic down the right for the Hammers all half. This time, he once again overlaps Bowen before receiving the ball and crossing low towards the near post, where Sawyers hooks a clearance out of play.
43' Grosicki leads the counter-attack down the left, with the Polish international then looking to whip a low cross into the incoming Robinson. Fabianski is alert to the danger, reads the visitors' intentions and manages to dive on the cross before Robinson can pounce inside the area.
41' Benrahma dances one way then the other, cutting in from the left and shooting with his right foot into the hands of Johnstone, who barely has to move to stop the hosts' effort. Moyes' side have seen all of the ball but are yet to create any real opportunity against the Baggies.
39' Grosicki and Gibbs link-up with the latter then curling a left-footed cross towards the near post. Fabianski hesitates for a moment but still comes out to claim the cross before playing quickly towards Antonio up top.
37' Benrahma miscues his right-footed cross from the left channel but Ajayi still struggles to sort his feet and clear, as he also miscues his clearance towards his own goal. Johnstone moves quickly, getting across to claw the ball back into play and avoids conceding a corner to the hosts.
35' Antonio moves from left to right, eventually buying the foul off of Ajayi right on the edge of the area in a good position to the left-hand side. Rice, Cresswell and Benrahma all look interested in shooting but Lanzini is the one to take it, floating his free-kick over the wall but also over the bar.
33' The away side are content to sit deep and invite Moyes' side onto them. The hosts duly oblige but are lacking the quality and penetration as of yet to break down the Baggies defence.
31' All of the hosts' hard work so far has been down their left-hand side, namely through Cresswell and Benrahma. In fact, the Hammers' left-back has created more chances than any other West Ham player in the Premier League this season (27).
29' Benrahma crosses towards the penalty spot, where Bowen manages to pull a left-footed volley wide of the target. However, none of that would have counted, as the assistant on the near side has his flag up for offside.
27' The Baggies have grown into this game in the last few minutes, with Ajayi and Grosicki both getting in decent attacking positions but being unable to test Fabianski. Perhaps due to the visitors' increased presence in this fixture, Lanzini then carelessly fires a wayward pass out of play when looking for Coufal on the right.
26' Allardyce has won 50% of his 22 Premier League games against sides he’s formerly managed in the competition (W11 D4 L7). However, he’s lost all three such games against West Ham since leaving the Hammers in 2015.
25' Cresswell beats Gallagher with ease, reaching the byline before pulling back to Lanzini, who then tamely shoots into the hands of Johnstone from inside the D.
23' Johnstone comes out with real authority to punch the resulting corner before Cresswell's second attempt at crossing races out of play on the right-hand side of the area.
22' CLOSE! Livermore deals with Cresswell's first cross but his clearing header can only find Coufal, who volleys wide from the edge of the area on his left foot. In fact, referee Scott thinks it has taken a slight deflection and awards a corner to the hosts.
20' SAVE! The visitors recycle the throw-in to cross into the middle, where Bartley challenges Ogbonna aerially. The hosts' centre-back wins the duel but the ball comes off the back of his head, forcing Fabianski to move quickly and save to his left-hand side.
18' Ogbonna is called upon at the back, as the Italian defender beats Robinson to O'Shea's chipped pass down the right. The centre-back, however, is forced into giving away a throw-in in the sort of territory which West Brom scored from against Wolves at the weekend.
16' Pereira disguises a pass towards Gallagher on the edge of West Ham's D but the loanee then fails to control the ball, which allows Rice to step in and deal with the potential chance.
15' Coufal looks for Antonio down the right-hand channel and the forward does well to then drill a right-footed cross low towards Bowen inside the area. Ajayi is alert to the danger as he intervenes, launching the cross out of play for a throw-in to the home side.
13' Pereira releases Grosicki with a lovely pass in between Coufal and Dawson towards the left-hand side. The Polish international then returns a pass back to Pereira, who fires well over the bar from the edge of the area.
11' Benrahma nips in ahead of O'Shea, which offers West Ham the chance to break quickly towards Antonio up top. However, the opportunity is then wasted as Lanzini has carelessly strayed offside.
10' The visitors have won none of their 29 Premier League games played on a Tuesday, drawing 13 and losing 16. It’s the most games played on a specific day of the week without ever winning by a side in the competition’s history. Will their torrid Tuesday record continue here?
8' WIDE! Cresswell's outswinging corner finds Dawson at the back post but the centre-back, despite being completely unmarked, can only head wide to the right of Johnstone's goal.
7' Bartley catches Soucek with a loose arm as both sides look to assert their physical dominance on this game. Cresswell then gets around O'Shea on the left before the visitors' right-back recovers to give away the first corner of the game.
5' The hosts work possession from side to side before Robinson wins a free-kick for the away side, which Johnstone fires towards the penalty spot. Antonio then does his defensive duties to head away inside his own area, under the pressure of Ajayi and Bartley.
3' Ogbonna comes racing out to intercept from Robinson, however, the striker does well to keep ahold of the ball before Sawyers wastefully fires a pass out of play for a goal-kick to the hosts.
2' Despite impressing through the middle against Wolves, Pereira occupies the right-hand side, due to Snodgrass' absence, while loanee Gallagher supports Robinson in the middle. On this occasion, Pereira attempts to dance around Cresswell but the left-back wins possession and the throw-in for his side.
1' Referee Graham Scott blows his whistle to get this Premier League fixture underway!
The players are wandering out onto the London Stadium pitch and shortly it will be time for kick-off.
The first three Premier League meetings between these two teams in London saw just two goals scored (1x 0-0 draw, 1x 1-0 win each). Since then, there has been 25 goals in seven top-flight meetings between the sides at Upton Park or London Stadium, with both sides finding the net each time.
Allardyce makes two alterations to his side from last time out. The first of which sees Johnstone, who has now recovered from coronavirus, return in goal in place of Button. The other change sees Gallagher replace Robert Snodgrass, who misses out the squad entirely, after joining the Baggies from the Hammers just a week ago.
David Moyes makes one change to the starting eleven that defeated Burnley. Fornals drops to the bench for Lanzini, while forward Antonio starts his second successive game following his injury.
SUBS: Hal Robson-Kanu, Lee Peltier, Sam Field, Cedric Kipre, Darnell Furlong, Branislav Ivanovic, Filip Krovinovic, Kyle Edwards, David Button.
WEST BROM (4-2-3-1): Sam Johnstone; Dara O’Shea, Semi Ajayi, Kyle Bartley, Kieran Gibbs; Jake Livermore, Romaine Sawyers; Kamil Grosicki, Matheus Pereira, Conor Gallagher; Callum Robinson.
SUBS: Issa Diop, Pablo Fornals, Mark Noble, Frederik Alves, Darren Randolph, Andriy Yarmolenko, Ryan Fredericks, Fabian Balbuena, Ben Johnson.
WEST HAM (4-2-3-1): Lukasz Fabianski; Vladimir Coufal, Craig Dawson, Angelo Ogbonna, Aaron Cresswell; Declan Rice, Tomas Soucek; Jarrod Bowen, Said Benrahma, Manuel Lanzini; Michail Antonio.
Sam Allardyce picked up his first win with the Baggies last time out, as they overcame local rivals Wolves 3-2. The hosts were also victorious over the weekend, defeating Burnley 1-0 to briefly climb up to eighth in the top division.
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