West Ham 0-2 Leicester: James Maddison scores however goes off injured in Foxes win

West Ham 0-2 Leicester: James Maddison scores however goes off injured in Foxes win
West Ham 0-2 Leicester: James Maddison scores however goes off injured in Foxes win
Maddison has 18 objective involvements in his final 17 league appearances – 11 targets and 7 assists

James Maddison scored the opening objective in Leicester’s victory over West Ham at London Stadium however left the sector with an obvious leg damage after 25 minutes.

The 25-year-old obtained his call-up to Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the World Cup in Qatar earlier this week.

Maddison, who has now scored seven targets within the Premier League this season, was in a position to stroll off the pitch and supervisor Brendan Rodgers confirmed his substitution was “precautionary” following some knee soreness.

Rodgers stated: “He is advantageous. It was simply precautionary, somewhat soreness on the facet of the knee. He hasn’t educated lots this week. He is OK.”

West Ham have been extra concerned within the sport after Maddison’s departure however Craig Dawson gave away a penalty which was nicely saved by Lukasz Fabianski from Youri Tielemans’ low drive.

However Harvey Barnes completed off a stunning counter-attacking transfer when he slotted previous Fabianksi to seal a 3rd consecutive away win for the Foxes.

Having received six video games at house within the Premier League West Ham have now misplaced their final two on the spin at London Stadium, struggling defeat final weekend after conceding a last-minute objective to Crystal Palace.

Leicester earn third consecutive win on the street

Each West Ham and Leicester got here into the sport utterly evenly matched with 4 wins, two attracts and eight losses.

Leicester, who haven’t conceded a objective of their final three away wins, obtained off to a quick begin having crushed Newport within the Carabao Cup earlier this week.

Barnes drove ahead and did nicely to maintain the ball in play, his cut-back to Kiernan Dewsbury-Corridor shifted alongside to Patson Daka, who miscued his kick however which became the right tee-up for Maddison to hammer it into the roof of the web from 10 yards.

That strike took Maddison (40) previous Riyad Mahrez (39) in Leicester’s main Premier League goalscorers, behind solely ahead Jamie Vardy (134).

The guests had a terrific effort from vary when Daniel Amartey ambled by way of the center of the pitch and hit a rocket from 20 yards out, forcing an enormous save from Fabianski earlier than Tielemans’ penalty miss.

The second half introduced wholesale modifications for Brendan Rodgers’ facet as they regarded to see the sport off and substitute Ayoze Perez arrange Barnes, who has scored in all 5 of Leicester’s victories this season, to slip house.

The Foxes defended resolutely and have been finally extra environment friendly with their possibilities, and have now received 4 of their final 5 Premier League video games after profitable simply considered one of their first 10 this season.

West Ham’s type dips earlier than break

Following their shock loss to Blackburn on penalties within the Carabao Cup, West Ham began the sport tentatively and have been pressured into an early substitution when Kurt Zouma, who had pulled up within the warm-up however nonetheless began, was unable to proceed and was changed by Nayef Aguerd, making his Premier League debut.

Following Maddison’s departure, West Ham improved as Jarrod Bowen noticed his shot from vary deflected over the bar and Lucas Paqueta headed huge after hammering a shot over from outdoors the world.

Tomas Soucek had the ball behind the web from Bowen’s cut-back however it was overruled for an offside.

The Hammers have been simply discovering their ft within the sport when referee Jarred Gillett was suggested to go to the monitor after Dawson clattered into Daka, because the Zambian tried to shift the ball onto his left foot.

However Tielemans’ ensuing penalty was poor and nicely saved by Fabianski to maintain the distinction to at least one.

The Hammers had 10 makes an attempt to Leicester’s 4 within the second half, with one coming when Declan Rice made a decisive run from his personal half and performed huge to Thilo Kehrer, who despatched a teasing ball throughout the six-yard field however Gianluca Scamacca could not end the transfer.

West Ham weren’t medical sufficient with the possibilities they’d and that, coupled with Leicester’s excellent defensive efficiency, culminated in David Moyes’ facet’s ninth lack of the season earlier than the Premier League breaks for the World Cup.

Participant of the match

MaddisonJames Maddison

West Ham United

  1. Squad quantity1Participant titleFabianski

  2. Squad quantity22Participant titleBenrahma

  3. Squad quantity41Participant titleRice

  4. Squad quantity11Participant titleLucas Paquetá

  5. Squad quantity27Participant titleAguerd

  6. Squad quantity24Participant titleKehrer

  7. Squad quantity20Participant titleBowen

  8. Squad quantity7Participant titleScamacca

  9. Squad quantity28Participant titleSoucek

  10. Squad quantity15Participant titleDawson

  11. Squad quantity3Participant titleCresswell

  12. Squad quantity8Participant titleFornals

  13. Squad quantity4Participant titleZouma

Leicester Metropolis

  1. Squad quantity10Participant titleMaddison

  2. Squad quantity7Participant titleBarnes

  3. Squad quantity3Participant titleFaes

  4. Squad quantity1Participant titleWard

  5. Squad quantity27Participant titleCastagne

  6. Squad quantity22Participant titleDewsbury-Corridor

  7. Squad quantity8Participant titleTielemans

  8. Squad quantity17Participant titleAyoze Pérez

  9. Squad quantity33Participant titleThomas

  10. Squad quantity20Participant titleDaka

  11. Squad quantity18Participant titleAmartey

  12. Squad quantity9Participant titleVardy

  13. Squad quantity24Participant titleMendy

  14. Squad quantity25Participant titleNdidi

  15. Squad quantity42Participant titleSoumaré

  16. Squad quantity26Participant titlePraet


West Ham

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Fabianski
  • 24Kehrer
  • 15DawsonBooked at 40mins
  • 4ZoumaSubstituted forAguerdat 15′minutes
  • 3Cresswell
  • 28SoucekSubstituted forFornalsat 75′minutes
  • 41Rice
  • 20Bowen
  • 11Tolentino Coelho de LimaBooked at 60mins
  • 22Benrahma
  • 7ScamaccaBooked at 85mins


  • 2Johnson
  • 5Coufal
  • 8Fornals
  • 10Lanzini
  • 12Downes
  • 13Aréola
  • 21Ogbonna
  • 27Aguerd
  • 33Emerson


Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 1Ward
  • 27Castagne
  • 18Amartey
  • 3Faes
  • 33Thomas
  • 42SoumaréSubstituted forMendyat 69′minutes
  • 10MaddisonSubstituted forPraetat 25′minutes
  • 8TielemansSubstituted forNdidiat 55′minutesBooked at 62mins
  • 22Dewsbury-CorridorSubstituted forPérezat 68′minutes
  • 7Barnes
  • 20DakaSubstituted forVardyat 69′minutes


  • 6Evans
  • 9Vardy
  • 11Albrighton
  • 14Iheanacho
  • 17Pérez
  • 24Mendy
  • 25Ndidi
  • 26Praet
  • 31Iversen

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