West Ham United high the Premier League desk after thumping Leicester Metropolis 4-1 on the London Stadium on Monday night time in what was a scintillating efficiency by the Hammers.
Their fourth aim of the sport made certain that they surpassed each Chelsea and Liverpool on objectives scored after discovering the again of the web on eight events of their first two matches of the season.
The Hammers‘ eight-goal tally beats the mixed whole of Arsenal (0), Chelsea (5), Crystal Palace (0) and Tottenham (2), who’ve scored simply seven between them.
The texture-good issue rang true all through the London Stadium after West Ham‘s win towards Leicester, as the gang stayed lengthy into the night time singing and chanting.
The chants for Michail Antonio, the Hammers‘ new all-time Premier League high goalscorer was notably noisy through the second half after he eclipsed the report held by membership legend Paolo Di Canio, who had netted 47 objectives within the Premier League.
Antonio, who has only recently pledged his allegiance to the Jamaican nationwide group, scored his forty eighth and forty ninth aim for the Hammers and celebrated in unusual trend, as he danced with a cardboard cut-out of himself on the touchline.
The 31-year-old arrived on the membership from Nottingham Forest in 2015 for seven million kilos and it took till late December of that yr for him to turn out to be an everyday characteristic for West Ham, as he began his profession in east London as a right-back.
As managers got here and went, the bodily gifted star moved his means up the pitch till David Moyes ultimately noticed his potential expertise as a striker.
Optimistic indicators forward for the Hammers
West Ham are hoping that they will keep the type of final yr which noticed them end in sixth place and declare a spot within the Europa League.
Regardless of many rumours surrounding a few of West Ham‘s key gamers they’ve been in a position to maintain the core of the aspect that merited their sixth-place end, and with a yr extra expertise collectively, possibly the group can go even additional than they’ve ever finished so.
Antonio, Declan Rice, Tomas Soucek and Pablo Fornals have all returned in high quality type, as has Mentioned Benrahma, who has began to shine after his debut season within the Premier League final marketing campaign.
The Algerian solely began 14 video games final season, scoring only one aim, however because the departure of Jesse Lingard after his mortgage spell got here to an finish, Benrahma has made the place his personal, claiming two objectives and two assists in as many video games.
There is no such thing as a doubt that Moyes and his backroom workers are making West Ham tick at current and will they have the ability to make investments some cash on new recruits, they might turn out to be a pressure to be reckoned with.
The Hammers have reportedly made a verbal settlement with Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma and are out there for a back-up striker.
West Ham will host Crystal Palace on Saturday as they appear to make it three wins in as many video games.