Didn’t get as much attention owing to the stunner that Carroll’s goal was, but Manuel Lanzini again showed his class and his liking for Palace! (he’s scored every time he’s played them) with this delicate chip goal, scored after a wonderful counter attack from West Ham [Read more…]
It was a decent performance from West Ham as they beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Selhurst Park. Not outstanding, but it got the job done.
Plenty of talking points from the game- Aaron Cresswell returning from injury, making his first start of the season and the beautiful interplay between Payet and him for Lanzini’s goal. Then Benteke’s penalty miss and Martin Atkinson’s howler- giving Cresswell two yellows in the space of a minute (neither of which were really deserved!) and ensuring he misses the next game.
Check the video highlights from this one below [Read more…]
Winston Reid and Victor Moses are expected to be out for an extended period of time, adding to West Ham’s injury woes. Reid was injured in training on Wednesday and will have a scan tomorrow to determine the nature of his injury, but Bilic has already said that the initial diagnosis is not good and he will be out for a minimum of 4-6 weeks.
Moses picked up his injury in the game against United last weekend, and is set for a similar spell on the sidelines.
The duo joining an increasing crowded injury list, but what will worry Bilic is that the players who are on the treatment table are among his most influential- the likes of Dimitri Payet, Enner Valencia, Diafra Sakho and Manuel Lanzini have been key to West Ham’s success this season. [Read more…]
Manuel Lanzini has become the latest arrival at the Boleyn Ground after signing a season long loan deal with West Ham. The 21 year old Argentine attacker joins from UAE club Al Jazira and becomes the Hammers’ seventh signing of the summer after Darren Randolph, Pedro Obiang, Stephen Hendrie, Dimitri Payet, Angelo Ogbonna and Carl Jenkinson. [Read more…]