West Ham wins by landslide at Aston Villa

West Ham wins by landslide at Aston Villa

WEST Ham United improved their best away record after beating Aston Villa 4-1 in the English Premier League matchweek ten at Villa Park Stadium in Birmingham on Monday (1/11) early in the morning WIB.

The victory marked a scintillating record for West Ham, who have lost eight straight games, their best streak in the Premier League era.

West Ham led 2-1 at halftime after goals from Benjamin Johnson and Declan Rice could only be returned by the hosts by Ollie Watkins.

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David Moyes’ side then took the big advantage after Villa lost Ezri Konsa, who received a red card early in the second half, and took advantage of the situation to complete the win thanks to Pablo’s goals. Fornals and Jarrod Bowen.

West Ham consolidated their position in fourth place with 20 points, tied with Manchester City but lagging behind on goal difference.

Meanwhile, Villa remains stuck in 15th place with 10 points, having been passed by Crystal Palace (12) and Southampton (11).

Seeming in a hurry from the start, the Hammers managed to open the scoring as the game didn’t even have seven minutes thanks to Johnson’s goal.

The full-back stabbed from the right into the box before unleashing a shot that knocked out goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez.

The hosts, struggling to get back on their feet, escaped pressure from West Ham and equalized thanks to Watkins’ composure, completing Emiliano Buendia’s cross in the 34th minute.

The draw didn’t last long, however, as four minutes later Rice met Said Benrahma’s pass with a first-touch shot to insert the ball into the corner and give West Ham back the lead.

The 2-1 score for the visitors lasted until half-time.

Five minutes into the second half, West Ham took the lead when Konsa received a red card from referee Chris Kavanagh after nudging Fornals in a West counterattack. Ham.

Villa initially appeared to have closed the gap in player numbers and almost equalized in the 57th minute had Watkins’ header not hit the crossbar.

Slowly but steadily, however, Villa’s ten players started to get overwhelmed against West Ham who still have eleven players on the pitch.

In the 80th minute, Fornals managed to expand West Ham’s advantage by snatching the ball from Bowen’s shot which was blocked by Martinez.

Then, four minutes later, Bowen also put his name on the scoreboard when he stood free to complete Manuel Lazini’s pass to complete a 4-1 win for West Ham.

Villa will play early for their next game at St. Mary’s faced Southampton on Friday (5/11), while West Ham did not appear until two days later to host Liverpool.

Prior to that, on Thursday (4/11), West Ham will travel to Belgium to play the Europa League group stage game against Genk. (Ant / OL-1)


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