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West Ham United 3 AFC Bournemouth 5

Saturday, 5th September 2020
by Staff Writer

West Ham's pre-season came to an end in fairly humiliating fashion as David Moyes side conceded FIVE goals against Championship opposition at the London Olympic Stadium.

Less than 24 hours after Mark Noble took to social media in order to criticise the club's owners for selling Grady Diangana to West Bromwich Albion, the skipper and his team mates fell to an embarrassing defeat against a side relegated from the top flight just a matter of weeks earlier.


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The Cherries, minus former talisman Eddie Howe and a series of first team players were two up inside x minutes before easing to a comfortable win against a Hammers side who look bereft of confidence and enthusiasm.

And with the new Premier League campaign less than a week away, manager Moyes - who unusually failed to give a press conference after the game - must be wondering how he can lift his side in time for the season-opener against Newcastle.


West Ham Utd: Martin, Johnson (Fredericks 26), Diop, Ogbonna (Balbuena 63), Cresswell, Bowen (Masuaku 63), Noble (Wilshere 63), Lanzini (Cullen 32), Fornals (Snodgrass 82), Antonio (Anderson 63), Haller (Silva 82)

Subs not used: Trott, Coventry.

Goals: Bowen (38, 42), Felipe Anderson (84).

AFC Bournemouth: Archer, A.Smith (Pugh 65), Rico, Mepham (Ofoborh 60), Simpson, Stacey, Danjuma (Danjuma 46), Lerma (Billing 46), L.Cook (Kilkenny 77), Stanislas (Zemura 77), Solanke (Anthony 60).

Subs not used: Dennis, Jordan.

Goals: Danjuma (5), Solanke (17), Gosling (57), Smith (62), Anthony (67).

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Match Facts

West Ham United: , , , , , , , , , , .

Goals: None.

Booked: None.

Sent off: None.

AFC Bournemouth: .

Subs not used: .

Goals: .

Booked: .

Sent off: None.

Referee: .

Attendance: 0.

Man of the Match: .