West Ham United 1-1 Leicester City

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Cheikhou Kouyate has scored two of West Ham’s 12 Premier League targets this season

Cheikhou Kouyate’s equaliser earned West Ham some extent in opposition to Leicester in David Moyes’ first house sport responsible.

Marc Albrighton fired the Foxes ahead after Angelo Ogbonna did no longer take care of Jamie Vardy’s low contaminated.

Vardy went shut to doubling the lead with a curling try sooner than Kouyate obtained on the cease of Manuel Lanzini’s nook.

The hosts had been the easier aspect after the interval, Arthur Masuaku forcing a derive from Kasper Schmeichel.

West Ham remain in the relegation zone but are now level on functions with seventeenth-positioned West Brom, while Leicester pass above Newcastle United into eleventh.

Response from London Stadium

Hammers respond properly to going at the aid of

This modified into a exciting efficiency from the Hammers which will give Moyes hope of steerage the struggling club out of the bottom three.

Within the 2-zero defeat at Watford in the aged Manchester United supervisor’s first sport responsible, West Ham’s heads dropped after conceding in the eleventh minute.

Yet there modified into a call about the hosts after the Premier League’s worst defence conceded for the twenty sixth time in the league this season.

Winston Reid’s failure to shut Jamie Vardy down allowed the England striker to contaminated. Angelo Ogbonna need to absorb cleared but lost his footing to permit Albrighton to ride house.

Kouyate headed the fundamental Hammers plot of the Moyes reign from Lanzini’s nook, which lifted the atmosphere inside of London Stadium.

West Ham followers spent the 2d half of urging their team forward, substitute Andre Ayew going closest to a 2d with an overhead kick in stoppage time.

Ayew’s eventful cameo

Although he went shut to scoring the winner in the death moments, Ayew modified into focused on two controversial incidents after changing the spectacular Marko Arnautovic.

The aged Swansea winger looked as if it would dive to possess a look at and purchase his aspect a penalty when challenged by Harry Maguire on the threshold of the Leicester penalty house.

Referee Martin Atkinson waved play on, despite the indisputable reality that Ayew modified into booked moments later after a dull explain on Demarai Grey, who modified into moreover cautioned for reacting and shoving his opponent.

Foxes proceed after vivid birth

Leicester remain unbeaten some distance flung from house in the league since 26 August regardless of fading after a vivid birth.

Claude Puel’s aspect might need climbed into the tip half of of the desk with a purchase and they obtained off to the perfect birth when Albrighton scored his first plot of the season.

Schmeichel did properly to serve out Ogbonna’s header from a Lanzini free-kick sooner than Leicester had been undone from the the same combination moments sooner than the interval.

Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and Demarai Grey had been unhealthy on the counter-attack however the guests, who had did no longer register a shot on direction in their outdated sport in opposition to Manchester City, struggled to threaten for the length of a scrappy 2d half of.

Man of the match – Marko Arnautovic (West Ham)

Marko Arnautovic bought a deserved standing ovation when he modified into modified after an action-packed efficiency which helped take the mood inside of London Stadium

What’s next?

It is aid to familiar territory next for David Moyes as he takes West Ham to his aged club Everton for a league sport next Wednesday (20:00 GMT) sooner than fits in opposition to Manchester City (away), Chelsea (house) and Arsenal (house).

Leicester are aid at the King Energy next Tuesday (19:Forty five GMT) when Tottenham are the guests.

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