West Ham 2-2 Leicester: Injury time goal earn a vital point for the Hammers
The major talking point of the game came pre-match with Kurt Zouma named in the West Ham starting XI, despite an outcry over a video on social media this week where defender was seen abusing his pet cats, only for him to pull out in the warm up.
Craig Dawson’s last injury-time goal earned a point for West Ham United as they drew the match against Leicester City at the King Power stadium on Sunday afternoon.so the David Moyes’s men secured their fourth place in Premier League again.
The English forward Jarrod Bowen scored earlier in the first half for Hammers through a glorious assist from centre back Issa Diop. Leicester scored their equalizer through Youri Tielemans from a penalty. It was a gift for Leicester as referee gave a direct penalty for them in the stoppage time of half time.
Leicester started the match poorly but battled back in the second half and they gained their lead earlier in the second half by the wing back Ricardo Pereira. The Brendan Rodger’s side was moving through their bad season by losing the last five games and they climbed 11th place in EPL table. They conceded 14 goals from set-pieces (excluding penalties) in this season more than any other team.
Second half we were outstanding and first half West Ham were better.
“Second half was like watching us of old, speed of the game and chances. That is seven points dropped in our last three games from good positions, it is disappointing.” Rodgers told sky sports.