Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Premier League: West Ham defeats Wolves 3-0 thanks to a brace from Mohammed Kudus


LONDON: Mohammed Kudus scored two times as West Ham crushed Wolverhampton Drifters 3-0 at home in the Head Association on Sunday.

West Ham now sits seventh in the table with 27 points, one goal difference ahead of Manchester United. Later on Sunday, United plays Liverpool away. Wolves stay in thirteenth on 19 focuses.

The Sledges likewise jumped Brighton and Hove Albion, who lost 2-0 at Armory.

West Ham made the leap forward in the 22nd moment with a counter-assault from a Wolves corner, with Lucas Paqueta playing a pass from his own half into the way of Kudus on the right who advanced infield and terminated home from outside the area.

Matheus Cunha's 28th-minute shot from the area's edge forced Lukasz Fabianski into a diving save, giving the visitors their best chance of the first half.

Paqueta again picked out Kudus precisely four minutes later, and the Ghanaian took the ball into the box and shot past the keeper into the far corner.

The support takes Kudus to five association objectives this season, and the Ghanaian likewise scored on Thursday in the Europa Association as the Sledges finished off their gathering with a 2-0 win over SC Freiburg.

West Ham nearly made it 3-0 not long before the break, when Jarrod Bowen discharged a shot which guardian Dan Bentley could stand and look as it crashed off the lower part of the post and back out across the objective to somewhere safe.

In the 58th minute, Wolves thought they had scored again, but Pablo Sarabia was just offside when he put Nelson Semedo's pass across the goal.

However, the home side enclosed up the success by the 74th moment when Bowen played a one-two with Paqueta prior to bringing the ball down the right and, regardless of being constrained wide by Craig Dawson, had his chance across objective and in past the guardian.

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