Few would have ventured at the beginning of this campaign that David Moyes’ West Ham would be, four days before the conclusion of the Premier League, three points from the places that give access to the 2021-22 Champions League.
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But there are the ‘hammers’, fifth just three points behind Chelsea, fourth classified, and five from Leicester City, third, after their suffered victory at home against a Burnley (1-2) who jumped onto the Turf Moor turf with the tranquility of the one who is nine points above the 27 held by Fulham, the team that currently marks the relegation zone, when there are only 12 left to play.
Two goals from Michail Antonio, who returned to the eleven after three days away due to physical problems, gave him the return to the initial goal in just seven minutes signed from the penalty spot by Chris Wood (19 ‘), who has seen the goal seven times in his eight meetings with West Ham.
Antonio equals Lingard
Assisted by Vladimid Coufal and Algerian Said Benrahma, who had a great game, the Jamaican striker added his first double of the season and equaled Jesse Lingard, with nine goals, as the top scorer of the London team.
Despite their favorable qualifying situation, Sean Dyche’s men did not give up and put some ‘hammers’ on the ropes who were able to sentence in the second half but ended up asking for the time.