Live: Arsenal – West Ham

Live: Arsenal – West Ham
  • Arsenal – West Ham 0-2 (0-1)

– This was a heavy one for Arsenal, summed up by Viaplay commentator Roar Stokke immediately after the end of the match.

Before kick-off, West Ham manager David Moyes had lost 70 away games to what was once referred to as the 'top four' (Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal).

Viaplay hastily turned on


Against the latter, at the 71st attempt on Thursday night, the terrible run was finally over for Moyes, as West Ham won 2-0 over Martin Odegaard's crew.

A surprising start at Emirates Stadium:

West Ham took the lead through Tomas Soucek in the 13th minute, but was the ball over the goal line? In the TV images, it was almost impossible to come up with a score, as Jarrod Bowen, who hit the post, covered the ball.

Situation: Did the ball come out when Jaron Bowen hit the cross here?  Judge for yourself.  Photograph: Reuters/Isabelle Infantes/NTB

Situation: Did the ball come out when Jaron Bowen hit the cross here? Judge for yourself. Photograph: Reuters/Isabelle Infantes/NTB
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After a long VAR check, the goal was scored. Social media saw a torrent of reactions.

– To me it looked like the ball went out, wrote English sports journalist Sam Pilger.

Casper Wikstad continued:

– From that camera angle, it's impossible to prove that she wasn't outside. Martin Ziegler, the study's lead researcher, said that although it may have been the right decision, the technology still has a way to go. times.

– Was the ball really out? The BBC asked.

Sky Sports' Gary Neville seemed unsure.

– You cannot determine with certainty that the ball went out, and then the scoring must be approved, concluded Viaplay expert Pal Andre Helland.

In the second half, former Arsenal midfielder Konstantinos Mavropanos added the second goal to make the score 0-2.

In extra time, West Ham could have made it 0-3, but Said Benrahma's penalty kick was saved by David Raya.

Thus, West Ham achieved its third consecutive victory in the league. The win also sends them to sixth place in the table.

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