Michail Antonio got to be West Ham, United’s all-time Premier League top scorer. After netting twice to help secure a resounding 4-1 home win. On Monday over Leicester City, who had Ayoze Perez sent off late in the first half.
Pablo Fornals and Benrahma had opened the scoring. Also, for the Hammers, he made it two wins out of two. And went best of the table on goals scored. After a sublime performance in a cracking atmosphere at the London stadium.
Headed into the match tied on 47 league objectives. Also, with West Ham’s previous stalwart Paolo Di Canio. Antonio was delighted to have surpassed. Then, the Italian he celebrated by lifting a cardboard cut-out of himself. At the side of the pitch.
West Ham is the only group to beat Leicester twice. In the league, final season and they kept up that hold over Brendan Rodgers’ men. As the FA Cup holders drooped to their first defeat of the new campaign.
Allowed a capacity crowd for the first time. Since February 2020 after the facilitating of coronavirus restrictions. West Ham fed off the fans’ vitality in a quick start. It is saw Benrahma’s 20-yard curler spared by Kasper Schmeichel.
Containing Leicester successfully and propelling counter-attacks. The West Ham’s certain show was compensated within the 26th minute.
A clearing move ended with Fornals finding Benrahma. As well as wide on the left before hustling into the range to meet the cross. Also, with a clipped finish into the far corner from 12 yards.
Leicester’s Ayoze Perez
Leicester endured a self-inflicted wound in the 40th minute. It is when Michael Oliver sent off Perez. After counseling the pitchside screen to survey the forward’s reckless stamp on Fornals’ ankle.
The Hammers have won. Their opening two fixtures of a Premier League campaign for only the second time.