Filed: Saturday, 15th April 2017
By: Staff Writer
They may be two of the Premier League's poorest sides based on recent form, but at least Sunderland and West Ham managed to produce a reasonably-entertaining affair at the Stadium of Light.
However it will be the home side who leave the happier of the two, having secured a point thanks to Fabio Borini's 90th-minute equaliser.
West Ham, who are probably still one win away from securing Premier League safety following a dreadful recent run thought they'd done enough to secure all three points after Andre Ayew's first half effort was complemented by James Collins' first goal since the opening day of the season.
However Khazri's equaliser - direct from a corner, with 'keeper Darren Randolph in no man's land - cancelled out Ayew's fifth minute opener, before Borini secured a point for the league's bottom side, who remain nine points adrift of safety with just six games left to play.
The point takes West Ham above Burnley - who were beaten at Everton this afternoon -
into 13th place in the table. We'll have a full match report for you soon...
West Ham Utd: Randolph, Byram, Fonte, Collins, Masuaku, Kouyate, Fernandes, Snodgrass (Nordtveit 81), Lanzini, Ayew, Carroll.
Subs not used: Adrian, Cresswell, Feghouli, Fletcher, Calleri, Rice.
Goals: Ayew (5), Collins (47).
Booked: Byram (70, 90+6).
Sent off: Byram (90+6).
Sunderland: Pickford, Jones (Borini 88), Manquillo (Kone 89), Denayer, O’Shea, Gibson, Khazri, Cattermole (Januzaj 77), Ndong, Anichebe, Defoe.
Subs not used: Mannone, Pienaar, Rodwell, Kone.
Goals: Khazri (26), Borini (90).
Collins , Bilic, Carroll & Sakho : Friday's news [21st Apr 2017]
In brief - Wednesday's news round-up [19th Apr 2017]
No Sakho rift, says Bilic [18th Apr 2017]
In brief - Tuesday's news round-up [18th Apr 2017]
The opposition view: Sunderland [17th Apr 2017]
Post-match press conference: David Moyes vs West Ham Utd [15th Apr 2017]
Post-match press conference: Slaven Bilic v Sunderland [15th Apr 2017]
Fans call for clarity on Adrian position [15th Apr 2017]
Sunderland 2-2 West Ham Utd [15th Apr 2017]
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