West Ham have a habit of scoring sensational goals at the moment.
Last weekend, Manuel Lanzini produced one of the best strikes of 2020 with a thunderous long-range effort against Tottenham.
That goal saw the Hammers complete a comeback from 3-0 down to continue their recent impressive Premier League form.
Today against Manchester City, confidence was clearly high in David Moyes’ squad and Michail Antonio embodied that by scoring another splendid goal to open the scoring at the London Stadium.
The English forward showed immense strength and technique to acrobatically volley the ball home from inside the box with Ruben Dias on his back.
You can watch the goal below and this one may even be superior to Lanzini’s – although far less dramatic.
What a strike! Ederson could do absolutely nothing about it and the appeals for handball from the City defenders were poor at best.
Sadly for Antonio, his afternoon in east London came to a premature end as he was substituted early in the second half with an injury.
The West Ham striker’s exit came just minutes after Phil Foden had equalised for the visitors. The England international came on for Sergio Aguero at half-time, with the Argentine reportedly picking up a knock in the first half.
But Pep Guardiola’s side couldn’t make their dominance in the second period count, West Ham holding out for a priceless point courtesy of a phenomenal defensive performance.
The Hammers remain above City in the Premier League table on goal difference, although Guardiola’s men do have a game in hand.
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