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West Ham Utd 2-3 Leicester City


Filed: Saturday, 18th March 2017
By: Staff Writer


A typically-dreadful start condemned the Hammers to yet another defeat at the Olympic Stadium - against a side yet to win away from home in the league all season.

Leicester raced into a two-goal lead - thanks to efforts from Mahrez and Huth - inside just SEVEN minutes, as West Ham's shaky defence was breached with consummate ease yet again.

And although the Hammers managed to pull a goal back through Manuel Lanzini on 20 minutes, City restored their two-goal lead ahead of the half time break through Jamie Vardy.




Andre Ayew gave the Hammers a glimmer of hope when he halved the deficit 18 minutes after the restart, but the Foxes were able to hang on and record an unexpected victory.

We'll have a full match report for you soon...


West Ham Utd: Randolph, Byram, Fonte, Reid (Snodgrass 18), Cresswell (Masuaku 73), Obiang (Fernandes 67), Kouyate, Ayew, Lanzini, Antonio, Carroll.

Subs not used: Adrian, Nordtveit, Collins, Feghouli.

Goals: Lanzini (20), Ayew (63).

Leicester City: Schmeichel, Simpson, Huth, Benalouane, Fuchs, Mahrez (Chilwell 86), Ndidi, Drinkwater, Albrighton, Okazaki (Musa 76), Vardy (Slimani 76).

Subs not used: Zieler, King, Amartey, Gray.

Goals: Mahrez (5), Huth (7), Vardy (38).

Booked: Drinkwater.

Referee: Roger East.

Tickets sold: 56,979.





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