West Ham hold off late fightback to go fourth with derby win

LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 21: Michail Antonio of West Ham United celebrates with team mate Pablo Fornals after scoring their side’s first goal past Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at London Stadium on February 21, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Neil Hall – Pool/Getty Images)

West Ham record a huge London derby win over Tottenham to move into the top four and all but end their rivals’ Champions League hopes.

Two early goals in each half, from Michail Antonio and then Jesse Lingard, saw the Hammers run out winners despite Lucas Moura’s header.

Gareth Bale and Heung-min Son hit the woodwork to search for an equaliser.

Three points for Hammers as they go fourth in the Premier League with the derby win


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