Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

West Ham Utd 2-2 Leicester City


Filed: Saturday, 20th April 2019
By: Staff Writer


West Ham were denied all three points by a controversial call by the match officials - not for the first time this season.

With the Hammers 2-1 ahead, Lucas Perez rounded Kasper Schmeichel before tucking the ball into an empty net only to see his effort incorrectly ruled out for offside.

Embed from Getty Images


And only moments later Leicester snatched a point through Harvey Barnes - leaving the Hammers bemoaning a referee's decision for the second successive weekend.

Michail Antonio have given West Ham a first half lead eight minutes ahead of the half time interval when nodding home Mark Noble's left-footed cross.

Embed from Getty Images


But the visitors found themselves back on level terms midway through the second half as he beat Fabian Balbuena to a near post cross, leaving Lukasz Fabianski no chance.

The Hammers were back in front nine minutes from the end of normal time when two substitutes combined; Pedro Obiang, on for Mark Noble saw a rasping drive crash back off the post only for Perez (replacing Arnautovic) to turn the loose ball into an empty net.

Embed from Getty Images

And with the game entering added-on time the Spaniard thought he'd added a second and West Ham's third, only to see his effort disallowed by referee Lee Probert.

To add insult to injury, Barnes stepped up 90 seconds later to grab what was probably a deserved leveller for the Foxes, who snatched a late equaliser for the second time this season to deny West Ham all three points.





Related News

   arrow   West Ham 'best of the rest' in sponsor deals [19th Jul 2019]
   arrow   We're a different team with Jack, says Pellegrini [16th Jul 2019]
   arrow   New dates for your diary [5th Jul 2019]
   arrow   2019/20 fixture list [13th Jun 2019]
   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [24th May 2019]
   arrow   Rice named in Nations League squad [16th May 2019]
   arrow   Down  [30th Apr 2019]
   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [26th Apr 2019]
   arrow   20million per point [25th Apr 2019]
   arrow   The opposition view: Leicester City [22nd Apr 2019]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
I went to West Ham - and look where that got me!
Joe Hart believes that his year spent at West Ham was in vain - because he ...more
Three Years Ago
Allardyce, Noble, Bacca & Antonio: Friday's news
Get the very latest West Ham news in one place, with our new daily media round-up!...more
Five Years Ago
Allardyce hurt by Phoenix defeat
Sam Allardyce admitted to being disappointed by this morning's 2-1 defeat against Wellington Phoenix...more