Sat. Oct 1st, 2022



Lampard on the development of Anthony Gordon

Everton took their first win of the Premier League season as Neal Maupay’s first goal for the club was enough to beat West Ham, who remained in the last three.

In a game that badly needed a goal, Maupay had an excellent result on the return to get Frank Lampard to get a side lift at Goodison Park.

West Ham awoke after falling behind when reserve Said Benrahma hit the post and tested backup Maxwel Cornet Everton goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.

Cornet later had a chance to equalize late after rounding Begovic, but were unable to come back from a narrow angle as West Ham’s Premier League struggles continued.

The Hammers have scored just three goals, winning just one of their seven Premier League games under David Moyes, while Everton moved up to 13th before the international break.

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FT Everton 1-0 West Ham

With four points in seven games, West Ham had their worst start to the Premier League season since the 2016/17 season (again, four points).

In 1973/74 alone, the Hammers had fewer points at this stage of a first-class campaign (assuming three – three points for a win).

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FT Everton 1-0 West Ham

Neal Maupay finished goalless in his longest streak in the Premier League (12).

The French player has scored in all three Premier League games against West Ham.

(Getty Pictures)

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End of match: Everton 1-0 West Ham

90+5 minutes: Everton wait! They scored a crucial three against the Hammers at Goodison Park and took their first win of the season just before the international break.

The win put Everton in 13th place and they will have a two week break with a good start to the season. Meanwhile, West Ham remain in 18th place with four points from seven games, and David Moyes is left with questions to be answered when the Premier League returns in October.

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Everton 1-0 West Ham

90+3 minutes: Cornet got stuck on the left flank after Cresswell gave him the ball. Everton runs the ball well from behind and takes it to Doucoure in midfield.

He wants to pass a break to McNeil, but Soucek changes direction and sends the ball to Fabianski.

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Everton 1-0 West Ham

90 minutes: Added five minutes to play at Goodison Park! There’s still plenty of time for Everton to secure this win or for West Ham to give themselves an equalizer.

Salomon Rondon replaced Neal Maupay.

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Everton 1-0 West Ham

86 mins: Alex Iwobi shoots a wide field goal at West Ham before Maxwel Cornet is played on the other wing and directs his effort into the side nets.

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Everton 1-0 West Ham

83 minutes: Frank Lampard replaced him with Abdoulaye Doucoure, while Demarai Gray spent months loitering off the field. Amadou Onana takes a hit and has to limp off the field to continue.

Everton managed to take a minute or two off the game. You have less than 10 minutes to play at Goodison Park. If they can close it, that would be a huge win for Everton.

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Everton 1-0 West Ham

80 mins: Demarai Gray weaves and twists into the penalty area once again, but Kehrer fine-tunes his interception and clears the ball away from him.

The ball comes to Iwobi, he’s hitting the crossbar!

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Said Benrahma jumps in from the right flank and whips his left foot against the back post.

Asmir Begovic is locked in place and unfortunately for West Ham, the shot hits the inside of the post and unfortunately rebounds and goes back.

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Everton 1-0 West Ham

75 minutes: Soucek swings a diagonal ball towards Coufal on the right side of the penalty area and the West Ham defender swings the ball into the six-yard box.

Tarkowski has time to tackle the ball but is unaware of it and hastily hooks it.

Dwight McNeil replaces Anthony Gordon.



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