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West Ham 2-2 Leicester City

Premier League    2018-19Match review
London Stadium   59,960
1Lukasz Fabianski    
5Pablo Zabaleta    
4Fabien Balbuena    
21Angelo Ogbonna    
26Arthur Masuaku    
41Declan Rice   
30Michail Antonio 1  
16Mark Noble    
11Robert Snodgrass   
8Felipe Anderson    
7Marko Arnautovic    
14Pedro ObiangSubed #11   
27Lucas PerezSubed #71  
19Jack WilshereSubed #16   
 PosTable as at 20 Apr 2019PlWHDHLHFHAHWADALAFAAAPts
1Manchester City34170156121123311086
3Tottenham Hotspur34111431131107332267
6Manchester United3310513220926312464
8Leicester City357282120747272748
9Wolverhampton Wanderers348452420557172248
11West Ham United3584629274310152743
12Newcastle United358192222377132241
13AFC Bournemouth3575629255012203741
14Crystal Palace344491420728262639
17Brighton and Hove Albion3464717233311153034
18Cardiff City3462919333212113031
20Huddersfield Town3522149301313113914
match review copied from www.theguardian.com

Harvey Barnes scores late Leicester leveller to aggrieve West Ham
Ed Aarons at the London Stadium
Date Published Sat 20 Apr 2019 17.12 BST

The Leicester manager will think his side can still seal seventh spot even after Michail Antonio had given Manuel Pellegrini’s side the lead in the first half. Lucas Pérez thought he had won it after an equaliser from Jamie Vardy but it was another substitute in the form of Barnes who had the final say in stoppage time, even if West Ham’s manager felt aggrieved that another Pérez effort moments earlier was disallowed for offside despite replays showing he was level.

“Unfortunately for us we lost five points,” said Pellegrini. “If we had the points that we deserved in the last game against Manchester United and today then we could be fighting for seventh position. When you have two games in a row with such big mistakes then it is hard to take.”

The sense of injustice after the defeat against United last week - West Ham’s third successive loss in the league – had appeared to drive forward his side in the first period in which they dominated their visitors. Pellegrini had recalled Marko Arnautovic after he missed the United game while a groin injury to Manuel Lanzini also meant a return for Antonio. Rodgers also made two changes including the return of Marc Albrighton after more than two months out with a hamstring problem.

Leicester’s defeat against Newcastle last week had somewhat dampened their hopes of snatching seventh spot and judging by their approach to the first half here, there is plenty of work to be done as a lackadaisical display allowed West Ham to take a deserved lead through Antonio eight minutes before the break. The winger had already been denied twice through last-ditch defending but made no mistake after Felipe Anderson’s cross was delivered perfectly into box, rising above Ben Chilwell before celebrating by rolling around on the new £250,000 claret and blue carpet surrounding the pitch that was making its debut.

A lengthy dispute with landlords the London Legacy Development Corporation had meant the unveiling of the new carpet was delayed until this week, with Pellegrini spending most of the first period testing it out on the 30-metre walk from dugout to pitchside and back. Rodgers was often not far behind as he attempted to cajole his side into a response in the second half, although the home supporters seemed in the mood to tease and responded by chanting “You’re only here for the carpet” when one half-chance was spurned.

Barnes was summoned from the bench and the result was an equaliser within three minutes as Vardy was on hand to stab home Chilwell’s low cross at the near post after the England defender was given acres of space to deliver.

Suddenly, Leicester looked enthused by their task and could have gone ahead had James Maddison picked out Vardy with a quarter of an hour to play.

It looked like they had been made to pay when Pérez was the first to react when Pedro Obiang’s shot came back off a post and the points would surely have been safe had his second goal been allowed to stand after a pinpoint pass from Obiang. But a superb through-ball from Youri Tielemans as the clock ticked into additional time allowed Barnes the opportunity to spoil West Ham’s day.

“We showed a great mentality,” said Rodgers. “We’re trying to create that spirit that allows you to dig out results so to come twice from behind was very pleasing.”

WEST HAM (4-1-4-1): Fabianski 6; Zabaleta 7, Balbuena 6, Ogbonna 6, Masuaku 6; Rice 7.5; Antonio 7.5, Noble 7 (Wilshere 85), Snodgrass 7.5 (Obiang 74), Anderson 6.5; Arnautovic 6 (Perez 78).
Subs not used: Adrian, Diop, Fredericks, Diangana.
Goals: Antonio 37
Booked: Snodgrass
Manager: Manuel Pellegrini
LEICESTER (4-1-4-1): Schmeichel 5; Pereira 6, Evans 6, Maguire 6, Chilwell 5.5; Ndidi 6; Gray 6 (Iheanacho 84), Maddison 6, Tielemans 6.5, Albrighton 5.5 (Barnes 64, 6); Vardy 6.
Subs not used: Ward, Morgan, Okazaki, Mendy, Fuchs
Manager: Brendan Rodgers
Referee: Lee Probert
Attendance: 59,960
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