West Ham strengthened its unlikely push for (*4*) League qualification by beating Tottenham 2-1 to climb into the top 4 of the Premier League on Sunday.
Jesse Lingard, rejuvenated after his mortgage transfer from Manchester United final month, scored what proved to be the profitable objective within the forty seventh minute after operating onto a cross from Pablo Fornals and burying an angled shot along with his left foot.
Tottenham had additionally conceded a objective early within the first half with fit-again striker Michail Antonio changing a free ball from shut vary after his preliminary glancing effort was stored out by goalkeeper Hugo Lloris within the fifth minute.
Lucas Moura pulled a objective again for Tottenham within the sixty fourth with a header from a nook by Gareth Bale, whose spectacular efficiency as a second-half substitute additionally noticed him smash a shot towards the crossbar from the sting of the realm.
Son Heung-min additionally struck the objective body in stoppage time with an effort he knew little about that looped up over West Ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski.
Tottenham dropped 9 factors off the (*4*) League positions, the fourth and remaining one at the moment being occupied by West Ham as David Moyes continues to rebuild his managerial repute at an east London membership that’s extra usually discovered battling towards relegation.
West Ham has solely misplaced one of its final 9 league video games, whereas Tottenham has misplaced 5 of its final six.