West Ham United entertained Olympiacos at the London Stadium earlier tonight as they looked to earn a positive result at home in the UEFA Europa League. The Hammers made a decent start to the game but were held to a scoreless draw at the half-time break.
Lucas Paqueta finally managed to break the deadlock in the 73rd minute. David Moyes’ men ended up securing a hard-fought 1-0 win in front of their home fans.
Let’s take a look at how each West Ham player fared during the clash against Olympiacos.
GK: Lukasz Fabianski – 6.5/10
He didn’t have a save to make in the game and kept a comfortable clean sheet tonight.
RB: Vladimir Coufal – 7/10
Coufal kept things tidy when defending inside his half and made one decent chance going forward.
CB: Kostantinos Mavropanos – 7/10
He cleared the danger when needed and was good on the ball.
CB: Nayef Aguerd – 7.5/10
Aguerd was a rock at the back and managed to pose a threat at the other end of the field as well.
LB: Emerson Palmieri – 6.5/10
The Italian kept a solid shape inside his half and made one eye-catching run with the ball.
CM: Edson Alvarez – 6.5/10
He got stuck in with a few crunching tackles but failed to make an impact going forward.
CM: James Ward-Prowse – 8.5/10
Ward-Prowse made a lot of excellent chances for his teammates and ended the game with an assist to his name.
RW: Mohammed Kudus – 6/10
He had one bright moment in the game but never looked like he would score.
CAM: Lucas Paqueta – 8.5/10
The Brazilian talent scored the only goal of the game in the 73rd minute.
LW: Said Benrahma – 7/10
He was a constant menace in the final third but failed to find the back of the net.
ST: Jarrod Bowen – 7/10
Bowen made a few dangerous runs with the ball but there was no goal for him.
CM: Tomas Soucek – 6/10
He added some energy to Moyes’ midfield.
RW: Maxwel Cornet – N/A
ST: Divin Mubama – N/A