Czech football midfielder Tomáš Souček came out empty-handed this time, he didn’t take much chances, but West Ham still beat Norwich 4-0 in the 35th round. All goals scored by Michail Antonio.
The 30-year-old English midfielder hit for the first time in the 11th minute after a corner kick, in the setting of the first half, he sent Mark Noble’s center into the net from a direct kick for a change of head.
He completed the gala performance after a break from two quick penetrations and became West Ham’s first four-goal scorer since 1981. Antonio scored six goals in four July games.
West Ham now has a six-point lead to the relegation positions in the incomplete table, and Watford, who defeated Newcastle 2: 1 after the turn, kept pace with him.
The guests took the lead thanks to Dwight Gayle, but the home team turned two penalties into fouls after the break. In both cases, Captain Troy Deeney succeeded with a shot in the middle of the goal.
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English Football League – Round 35:
Norwich – West Ham United 0:4 (11., 45. + 1, 54. to 74. Antonio), Watford – Newcastle 2:1 (52. z pen. a 82. z pen. Deeney – 23. Gayle),
16:00 Liverpool – Burnley,
18:30 Sheffield United – Chelsea,
21:00 Brighton – Manchester City.