Antonio makes historical past as West Ham take early bragging rights in PL desk

Michail Antonio makes West Ham history as David Moyes’ men take early bragging rights in PL table


A stellar night for West Ham United on Monday noticed one of many membership’s stars – Michail Antonio – make Premier League historical past.

Irons rampant

David Moyes’ males have been in fact again in motion a short while in the past.

The Irons welcomed Leicester Metropolis to the London Stadium, for a extremely anticipated Premier League conflict.

A tough-fought 90 minutes was extensively predicted forward of kick-off, with the 2 golf equipment having been separated by only a solitary level – in fifth and sixth – in final season’s English top-flight.

When all was mentioned and executed on Monday, nonetheless, the matchup proved nearly as one-sided as conceivable.

A stellar show on the a part of the hosts in the end culminated in West Ham rising on the fitting facet of a 4-1 scoreline.

Pablo Fornals set the scoring in movement within the capital, earlier than Stated Benrahma’s effort doubled the Hammers’ benefit early within the 2nd-half.

Youri Tielemans did seem to have handed 10-man Leicester a lifeline when he netted towards the run of play 20 minutes from time, however, as outlined above, star of the present Michail Antonio had the ultimate say.

A late double within the area of 5 minutes, each splendidly crafted and completed by West Ham’s attacking spearhead, put to mattress any remaining hope of a comeback on the a part of the guests:

Not solely that, nevertheless it has additionally handed David Moyes’ males early bragging rights within the Premier League, with the Londoners sitting fairly atop the English top-flight with two video games performed.

Michail’s second

And the noteworthy takeaways from this night’s motion have since solely continued to mount.

This comes with Antonio’s first versus Leicester having etched the Englishman’s identify indellibly into the historical past books of West Ham.

As revealed by statisticians OptaJoe, the 31-year-old has damaged his tie with membership legend Paolo Di Canio, to determine himself because the Irons’ outright prime scorer in Premier League historical past:


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Premier League desk

# Crew MP D P
1 Chelsea FC 2 5 6
2 Liverpool FC 2 5 6
3 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 3 6
4 Tottenham Hotspur 2 2 6
5 Manchester United 2 4 4
6 Everton FC 2 2 4
7 Brentford FC 2 2 4
8 Manchester Metropolis 2 4 3
9 West Ham United 1 2 3
10 Aston Villa 2 1 3
11 Leicester Metropolis 1 1 3
12 Watford FC 2 -1 3
13 Southampton FC 2 -2 1
14 Crystal Palace 2 -3 1
15 Leeds United 2 -4 1
16 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 -2 0
17 Burnley FC 2 -3 0
18 Newcastle United 2 -4 0
19 Arsenal FC 2 -4 0
20 Norwich Metropolis 2 -8 0
Participant Crew Objectives
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 3
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 3
Benrahma, Stated West Ham United 2
Ings, Danny Aston Villa 2
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 2
Calvert-Lewin, Dominic Everton FC 2
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 2
Greenwood, Mason Manchester United 2
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 1
Doucoure, Abdoulaye Everton FC 1
Fornals, Pablo West Ham United 1
Richarlison Everton FC 1
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 1
James, Reece Chelsea FC 1
Cresswell, Aaron West Ham United 1
Klich, Mateusz Leeds United 1
Duffy, Shane Brighton & Hove Albion 1
Alonso, Marcos Chelsea FC 1
Lukaku, Romelu Chelsea FC 1
Ayling, Luke Leeds United 1

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