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West Bromwich Albion 1-3 West Ham: Late goals give Hammers victory


West Ham need to finish in the Premier League’s top seven to qualify for Europe

West Ham are tantalisingly close to a European return after they came from behind to beat relegated West Brom in the Premier League at The Hawthorns.

David Moyes’ side are guaranteed at least seventh place – and a spot in the new Europa Conference League play-off round – unless results go against them significantly on Sunday.

A point at home to Southampton would ensure sixth spot and a place in the Europa League group stage.

But victory did notcome easily for the Hammers, with Declan Rice missing a first-half penalty before Matheus Pereira gave West Brom the lead.

Tomas Soucek levelled before half-time with his 10th goal of the season, but the hosts continued to carry a threat.

Angelo Ogbonna nodded West Ham in front eight minutes from time, though, before Michail Antonio finished the Baggies off at the end.

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West Bromwich Albion

  1. Squad number1Player nameJohnstone

  2. Squad number2Player nameFurlong

  3. Squad number6Player nameAjayi

  4. Squad number5Player nameBartley

  5. Squad number14Player nameTownsend

  6. Squad number10Player namePhillips

  7. Squad number18Player nameGallagher

  8. Squad number35Player nameYokuslu

  9. Squad number30Player nameMaitland-Niles

  10. Squad number12Player nameMatheus Pereira

  11. Squad number4Player nameRobson-Kanu

  1. Squad number11Player nameDiangana

  2. Squad number17Player nameDiagne

  3. Squad number29Player nameGrant

West Ham United

  1. Squad number35Player nameRandolph

  2. Squad number5Player nameCoufal

  3. Squad number15Player nameDawson

  4. Squad number21Player nameOgbonna

  5. Squad number3Player nameCresswell

  6. Squad number28Player nameSoucek

  7. Squad number41Player nameRice

  8. Squad number18Player nameFornals

  9. Squad number11Player nameLingard

  10. Squad number9Player nameBenrahma

  11. Squad number30Player nameAntonio

  1. Squad number20Player nameBowen

  2. Squad number23Player nameDiop

Line-ups

West Brom

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1JohnstoneBooked at 1mins
  • 2Furlong
  • 6Ajayi
  • 5Bartley
  • 14Townsend
  • 10Phillips
  • 18Gallagher
  • 35YokusluBooked at 40minsSubstituted forGrantat 85′minutes
  • 30Maitland-NilesSubstituted forDianganaat 69′minutes
  • 12Costa Pereira
  • 4Robson-KanuSubstituted forDiagneat 89′minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Robinson
  • 11Diangana
  • 17Diagne
  • 22Peltier
  • 25Button
  • 27O’Shea
  • 29Grant
  • 45Gardner-Hickman
  • 51King

West Ham

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 35Randolph
  • 5Coufal
  • 15DawsonBooked at 87mins
  • 21OgbonnaBooked at 34mins
  • 3Cresswell
  • 28Soucek
  • 41Rice
  • 18FornalsSubstituted forDiopat 89′minutes
  • 11Lingard
  • 9BenrahmaSubstituted forBowenat 72′minutes
  • 30Antonio

Substitutes

  • 4Balbuena
  • 7Yarmolenko
  • 16Noble
  • 20Bowen
  • 23Diop
  • 24Fredericks
  • 31Johnson
  • 34Trott
  • 45Odubeko

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