West Ham vs Tottenham LIVE: Premier League result, final score and reaction today

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West Ham vs Tottenham LIVE: Premier League result, final score and reaction today

West Ham secured a huge London derby win over Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday afternoon, edging their rivals 1-0 thanks to a second-half Michail Antonio goal.

David Moyes’ men moved into the top four of the Premier League with the home victory, making it back-to-back wins this week after their comfortable Europa League outing against Genk on Thursday. Tottenham, meanwhile, suffered their second straight loss, following their defeat by Vitesse in the Europa Conference League – also on Thursday. The result saw Nuno Espirito Santo’s team drop to sixth in the table, too, as the Portuguese’s time as Spurs boss continues to disappoint fans of the north London club.

While the match at the London Stadium largely lacked the fireworks that this fixture so often produces, Antonio provided the spark for West Ham celebrations in the 72nd minute, when he stuck out a leg to convert an Aaron Cresswell corner at the near post. It was Antonio’s sixth goal of the season – his fifth in the Premier League – and marked Cresswell’s third assist of the week after his contributions in the home win against Genk. Follow all the fallout from West Ham’s Premier League victory over rivals Tottenham Hotspur below.

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West Ham vs Tottenham

  • West Ham: Fabianski; Johnson, Zouma, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Soucek, Rice; Bowen, Benrahma, Fornals; Antonio

  • Tottenham: Lloris; Emerson, Romero, Dier, Reguilon; Hojbjerg, Skipp; Moura, Ndombele, Son; Kane

  • 72 mins: Antonio breaks deadlock by converting Cresswell corner at near post

West Ham United FC 1 - 0 Tottenham Hotspur FC

Manchester United vs Liverpool result: Mohamed Salah scores hat-trick in humiliating rout

18:44 , Michael Jones

Imagine if Liverpool had actually played well. As such, it would be hard to imagine any other outcome than Ole Gunnar Solskjaer losing his job – except this is Manchester United.

This is Manchester United.

And here they were, 4-0 down at half-time to their greatest rivals, to ultimately lose 5-0 but in a way that felt like 9-0. They were fortunate it wasn’t much worse, but that was in its own way an indictment. Liverpool could just ease off.

Mohamed Salah scores hat-trick as Liverpool humiliate Manchester United

Reaction from Mo Salah

18:40 , Michael Jones

Liverpool’s hat-trick hero spoke to Sky Sports after the match and was obviously delighted with the performance of his team. He said:

I think it is great to win 5-0 here, we knew before the game it would be tough if we did not play our game.

“We knew they will come and try to give everything so we had to give 100%.We just tried to play our football and play in between the lines to create more chances. We did that and were lucky to score.

“As long as the team keep winning I am happy and to give my best to the team to win. The first goal I gave to Naby Keita to score.

“We know what it takes to win the Premier League, we did it two years ago. A big win here but still only three points.

“We try to win each game and try to win the title. We need to play to win everything. From our heads from pre-season, we need to win the Premier League and hopefully we go for that.

“After half-time we were talking in the dressing room to just keep going and score as many as we could.”

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

18:36 , Michael Jones

That defeat is Manchester United’s heaviest ever defeat at home to Liverpool, whilst it’s the first time they have lost by 5+ goals at home without scoring themselves since February 1955 when they lost 5-0 against Man City.

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Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

18:32 , Michael Jones

More records for Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side. They are a good team to watch.

Manchester United vs Liverpool player ratings: Mohamed Salah nets hat-trick as Reds eviscerate rivals

18:29 , Michael Jones

Liverpool demolished an abysmal Manchester United on Sunday to secure a 5-0 derby victory and go within one point of Premier League leaders Chelsea.

It took Jurgen Klopp’s side just five minutes to open the scoring at Old Trafford, with Naby Keita the first to find the net.

Diogo Jota struck next, before Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick to pile more pressure on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the United dugout and more misery on the home fans.

Player ratings from Old Trafford:

Player ratings as Mohamed Salah and Liverpool eviscerate Man United

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

18:27 , Michael Jones

Liverpool are back up to second place in the table, one point behind leaders Chelsea. They’re still in the hunt for the title.

With just nine games played Manchester United’s title hopes are pretty much over. They’re seventh in the table, eight points behind Chelsea, and have a lot of problems.

Jurgen Klopp wlaks over to the Liverpool fans and celebrates. They give him a loud cheer, it’s a good day for the Liverpool supporters.

Full-time: Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

18:24 , Michael Jones

90+3 mins: It’s over. Liverpool completely relaxed for the last 25 minutes and let United off the hook. Jurgen Klopp was obviously happy with just five goals.

It’s been an awful day for Manchester United. The inquisition into what went wrong will begin almost immediately. Liverpool have humiliated their rivals today.

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

18:21 , Michael Jones

90 mins: Three minutes of added time to play. Time for one last goal?

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

18:18 , Michael Jones

87 min: Jota is brought down by Wan-Bissaka who gets booked. That’s six yellow cards and a red for Manchester United today. A sure sign of a team not drilled well defensively.

OFF THE BAR! Cavani finds the woodwork!

18:15 , Michael Jones

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

84 mins: The free kick is whipped deep into the box where Scott McTominay is free. He heads the ball into the six-yard box and finds Cavani who turns the ball towards goal and belts it into the crossbar! How’s he missed from there? It’s just not happening for Man Utd.

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

18:13 , Michael Jones

81 mins: Robertson’s cross into the box comes to Salah who pokes at the ball. It hits a defender loops into the air and De Gea comes out and claims it.

Wan-Bissaka brings the ball down the right wing and wins a corner for Man Utd. Can they get a consolation goal?

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

18:10 , Michael Jones

78 mins: All the pace and tempo has gone out of the game. Liverpool are running the clock down. Alexander-Arnold slots the ball into Jota who lets the ball run into the box but can’t find a way around Lindelof before De Gea scoops up the loose ball.

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

18:07 , Michael Jones

75 mins: There’s a totally dejected atmosphere around the ground apart from the areas where the Liverpool fans are. They’ve not stopped singing and chanting since the first goal went in.

Sadio Mane comes on for the final 15 minutes for Liverpool, he replaces Roberto Firmino.

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

18:04 , Michael Jones

72 mins: Cavani intercepts the ball just outside his own box and pokes it up to Ronaldo. He quickly fires the ball out to Dalot on the left side looking to spark a counter-attack from United. Dalot knocks the ball forward but Konate comes across to beat him to the loose ball and end United’s break.

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

18:02 , Michael Jones

69 mins: Liverpool are enjoying themselves. Knocking the ball around under no pressure at all. Manchester United are sitting deep but eventually the ball comes to Alexander-Arnold. He cuts inside away from Dalot and Shaw before drilling one at goal and forcing De Gea into a fingertip save.

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

17:57 , Michael Jones

66 mins: Paul Pogba last 15 minutes for Manchester United. He dove in, out of control with his studs showing. Had to be a red card.

Man Utd have set themselves up with a back five now. Dalot is playing as the left wingback. He sends the ball up to Ronaldo who swings a cross into the area but the cross goes over Cavani, the only United man in the box.

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

17:54 , Michael Jones

63 mins: Naby Keita is taken off the pitch on a stretcher after that tackle from Pogba. He’s swapped out by Jurgen Klopp with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain coming on.

Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford are both hooked by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who brings on Edinson Cavani and Diogo Dalot.

RED CARD! Pogba is off!

17:52 , Michael Jones

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

60 mins: It’s a horror show for Solskjaer. Anthony Taylor watches the replays. Pogba comes over the ball and clatters into Keita’s ankle. The Liverpool man is still getting treatment out on the pitch.

The referee makes his decision he waves away the initial yellow card and pulls out the red one. Pogba is off!

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

17:50 , Michael Jones

59 mins: Pogba is in the book now. He jumps into a tackle on the edge of the Liverpool box and sends two feet into the challenge on Keita. This is a bad one.

VAR calls Anthony Taylor over to the screen for a potential red card.

Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

17:47 , Michael Jones

56 mins: Maguire is booked for a late tackle on Jota a yard outside his own box. Alexander-Arnold rolls the set piece to Salah who shoots but hits the United wall, winning a corner for Liverpool that Ronaldo heads out of the box.

NO GOAL! Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool

17:45 , Michael Jones

53 mins: It’s chalked off! Manchester United are having no luck at all. Ronaldo was leaning offside, we’re taking inches here but the lines get drawn and the goal doesn’t count.

GOAL! Man Utd 1 - 5 Liverpool (Ronaldo, 52’)⚽️

17:43 , Michael Jones

52 mins: They’ve got one back! Harry Maguire dinks the ball over the Liverpool backline and picks out Ronaldo. He brings the ball down in the box, shifts it around Alexander-Arnold and Konate then curls one into the far bottom corner. Lovely finish.

Hang on though, there’s a VAR check for a potential offside...

GOAL! Man Utd 0 - 5 Liverpool (Salah, 50’)⚽️

17:40 , Michael Jones

50 mins: It’s a hat-trick for Salah! Pogba is dispossessed in the middle of the pitch and Henderson drives into United’s half. He sends a great ball through the United defence with the outside of his right foot as Salah runs in behind Shaw. Salah collects the ball and guides it past De Gea. Ruthless.

Man Utd 0 - 4 Liverpool

17:40 , Michael Jones

48 mins: Alexander-Arnold swings the set piece into the box and picks out Firmino who’s glancing header is sent wide of the back post.

Fernandes brings the ball into the midfield and gets clipped by Naby Keita. Pogba then tries to send Rashford in behind with an aerial pass but Konate gets up first to head the ball clear.

Second half: Man Utd 0 - 4 Liverpool

17:36 , Michael Jones

Kick off: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes a change at half-time bringing on Paul Pogba in place of Mason Greenwood. Bruno Fernandes slides into a tackle on Curtis Jones and picks up a yellow card early in this second half. Liverpool win a free kick out on the right wing.

Man Utd 0 - 4 Liverpool

17:31 , Michael Jones

This is the first time Manchester United have been behind by four goals at the end of the first half in a Premier League game.

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Salah’s breaking records

17:29 , Michael Jones

Mohamed Salah has now scored 106 goals in the Premier League, making him now the outright top African goalscorer in the competition’s history, surpassing Didier Drogba (104).

He’s also the first Liverpool player in the club’s history to score in three straight away appearances at Manchester United.

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Man Utd 0 - 4 Liverpool

17:25 , Michael Jones

Two for Mo Salah, one for Diogo Jota and one for Naby Keita. Liverpool are running rampant at OldTrafford. There’s not going to be a comeback from Man Utd today. It’s now a matter of how many Liverpool want to score.

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Half-time: Man Utd 0 - 4 Liverpool

17:22 , Michael Jones

45+6 mins: Liverpool are giving Manchester United an absolute spanking. It’s been embarrassing for the home side.

GOAL! Man Utd 0 - 4 Liverpool (Salah, 45+5’)⚽️

17:20 , Michael Jones

45+5 mins: Salah’s does it again! Liverpool work the ball across the front of United’s box as easily as you like. United’s defence falls apart again chasing after the ball. Jota knocks it into the right side of the area where Salah is wide open. He slots it underneath De Gea and Liverpool have a fourth!

Man Utd 0 - 3 Liverpool

17:19 , Michael Jones

44 mins: Ronaldo’s lost his head. Greenwood slips the ball into the box and he has a shot stopped by Alisson. The rebound comes out to Curtis Jones who is pressed by Ronaldo. Ronaldo knocks him down and the ball gets stuck under the Liverpool midfielder. Ronaldo kicks it into Jones who’s sprawled on the floor and draws the ire of the Liverpool players. There’s a bit of argy bargy and Ronaldo gets booked.

Man Utd 0 - 3 Liverpool

17:13 , Michael Jones

41 mins: Liverpool aren’t even playing their best football. Manchester United’s defence is such a shambles though that they’ve scored three very easy goals.

Salah has scored for the tenth game in a row now as well.

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GOAL! Man Utd 0 - 3 Liverpool (Salah, 38’)⚽️

17:09 , Michael Jones

38 mins: There’s so much space around Man Utd’s box. It’s simple for Liverpool. That man Mo Salah has done it again! Jota sets him up on the edge of the box but his first shot is blocked by Harry Maguire. All four of United’s defenders cluster in front of goal leaving Keita to drift into the right side of the box. The rebound comes out to him and he slots it into the six-yard area where Salah runs past the defence and guides it into the back of the net!

Man Utd 0 - 2 Liverpool

17:06 , Michael Jones

36 mins: Bruno Fernandes looks to pick out Cristiano Ronaldo in the Liverpool penalty area and flicks over a cross. Andy Robertson leaps in front of the striker though and heads it clear.

Man Utd 0 -2 Liverpool

17:04 , Michael Jones

33 mins: Chance! Rashford tries to send the ball back to his own defenders but manages to play Salah in behind on the right. The winger carries the ball into the box from the right and shoots from a very narrow angle drawing a sharp save out of David De Gea!

Man Utd 0 - 2 Liverpool

17:01 , Michael Jones

30 mins: Liverpool deal with United’s corner and sweep up the pitch. Alexander-Arnold sends a cross into the box and McTominay heads it out to Keita. He lays the ball off to Henderson who shoots from range and wins a corner after a deflection takes the ball behind.

Man Utd 0 - 2 Liverpool

17:00 , Michael Jones

27 mins: Chance! Rashford brings the ball down the left wing being switching the play. Fernandes feeds the ball into Greenwood who turns in the box and hits a swerving effort with his left-foot. It’s a tricky one for Alisson, moving away from him at the last moment but he manages to push the ball wide of the far post!

Man Utd 0 - 2 Liverpool

16:57 , Michael Jones

24 mins: James Milner goes down with what looks like a pulled muscle and he can’t continue. He signals to the bench and Jurgen Klopp makes a change. On comes Curtis Jones.

Man Utd 0 - 2 Liverpool

16:54 , Michael Jones

21 mins: Chance! Manchester United do well to pass the ball around the front edge of the Liverpool box. Liverpool drop deeper to cut off any gaps into the box and McTominay sends a pass out to Shaw on the left side. He carries it just inside the area and lets fly with a decent attempt across goal. Alisson dives for it but the shot is already past him and goes inches wide of the back post.

Man Utd 0 - 2 Liverpool

16:50 , Michael Jones

18 mins: Naby Keita’s opener. Liverpool have scored two goals unchallenged in the Manchester United box. The home side’s defence is all at sea presently.

Bruno Fernandes collets a clearance from Konate and dinks it into the box for Ronaldo. He shoots on the turn from the left side and belts the ball over the crossbar.

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Man Utd 0 - 2 Liverpool

16:47 , Michael Jones

15 mins: Man Utd win a corner. They need to score next or else Liverpool will run away with this. The corner ball comes into Maguire who knocks it down for Scott McTominay. He holds off a defender and hits his shot over the crossbar! The offside flag was up against him anyway.

GOAL! Man Utd 0 - 2 Liverpool (Jota, 13’)⚽️

16:44 , Michael Jones

13 mins: This is going to be a long day for Manchester United. Indecision between Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire on how to deal with a cross means the ball drops to Keita on the edge of the box. He passes it into the box for the overlapping Alexander-Arnold who delivers a great pass into the six-yard area where Diogo Jota pops up to tap the ball home.

Man Utd 0 - 1 Liverpool

16:42 , Michael Jones

11 mins: Mo Salah scuffs a shot wide of goal from outside the box. The ball comes up the pitch from Man Utd but Liverpool take over possession. Rashford presses Jordan Henderson and wins it back in Liverpool’s final third. He ignores his teammates and goes for goal from range. Alisson leaps across to cover the shot but pulls his hand away at the last moment letting the effort go wide of the left-hand post.

Man Utd 0 - 1 Liverpool

16:40 , Michael Jones

8 mins: Chance! Things almost get worse for United as Keita slips the ball into the left side of the box for Roberto Firmino. He’s forced slightly wide but gets off a left-footed shot and draws a sharp low save out of De Gea. Liverpool have been impressive so far.

GOAL! Man Utd 0 - 1 Liverpool (Keita, 5’)⚽️

16:36 , Michael Jones

5 mins: Man Utd miss their early chance, Liverpool take theirs! Mason Greenwood and Aaron Wan-Bissaka commit themselves up the pitch allowing Liverpool to create an overload on the left side. Lindelof is drawn across as Firmino plays the ball to Diogo Jota. Jota pass it inside to Mo Salah who slides it wide of Luke Shaw and into Naby Keita. He just has David De Gea to beat and coolly slots the ball into the back of the net. Liverpool lead!

Man Utd 0 - 0 Liverpool

16:35 , Michael Jones

3 mins: Trent Alexander-Arnold tries to pick out Roberto Firmino with a pass inside from the right but Fred slides across to intercept the pass and knock it out of play.

Chance! Rashford weaves his way down the left side but gets tackled by Konate the ball comes to Fred who fires it up the pitch to Cristiano Ronaldo. United work the ball quickly across the box, Ronaldo to Greenwood then out to Fernandes who is free on the right side of the box. He shoots but skews the effort wide of goal!

Man Utd 0 - 0 Liverpool

16:31 , Michael Jones

Kick off: Naby Keita gets this contest underway. Ibrahima Konate’s sends an early ball up over the middle of the pitch as Diogo Jota goes running into box. The ball drops in front of him but bounces safely into the hands of David De Gea.

Man Utd vs Liverpool

16:27 , Michael Jones

Here come the players, Jordan Henderson leads out Liverpool with Harry Maguire at the head of Manchester United’s line. United can’t afford to lose today, if they do they’ll be eight points behind league leaders Chelsea.

Man Utd vs Liverpool

16:24 , Michael Jones

Marcus Rashford has scored four Premier League goals in eight appearances against Liverpool - the only player to have netted more for United against the Reds is Wayne Rooney, with six goals.

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Mohamed Salah wants to stay at Liverpool for the rest of his career

16:21 , Michael Jones

Mohamed Salah says he wants to stay with Liverpool for the rest of his playing career.

The 29-year-old’s current deal at Anfield expires in the summer of 2023 and Liverpool are anxious to finalise negotiations over a new long-term contract.

“It doesn’t depend on me, but if you asked me I would love to stay until the last day of my football (career),” Salah told Sky Sports.

Mohamed Salah wants to stay at Liverpool for the rest of his career

Man Utd vs Liverpool

16:18 , Michael Jones

Mohamed Salah, who has scored in each of his side’s last six league matches, registered three goals in two appearances at Old Trafford last season - no Liverpool player has ever scored in three consecutive away games against Manchester United.

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Man Utd vs Liverpool

16:15 , Michael Jones

Liverpool have scored three or more goals in eight consecutive away games in all competitions, netting 28 goals in total.

That sequence includes five top-flight matches - the only side to have scored at least three goals in six consecutive Premier League away fixtures are Manchester United, who did so last season.

Mohamed Salah is already comfortable in the company of Liverpool legends

16:12 , Michael Jones

Anyone who doubts Mohamed Salah’s greatness is delusional. The Liverpool striker is not just one of the finest players in the world. He is up there with the very best in the club’s history. That puts the 29-year-old in a very elite group.

There have been so many wonderful stars in the Anfield galaxy that it takes a special individual to be worthy of comparison. In living history Kenny Dalglish tops the pile, with John Barnes and Steven Gerrard able to make a case that they are the most illustrious. Graeme Souness is in the mix but the midfielder’s role was so different to Salah’s that it would be foolish to contrast the two. One thing is clear: the Egyptian has crashed the top five.

Mohamed Salah is already comfortable in the company of Liverpool legends

Man Utd vs Liverpool

16:08 , Michael Jones

Manchester United have conceded in each of their last 12 league and cup home matches, their longest run without an Old Trafford clean sheet since a 13-game sequence ending in February 1964.

United have only taken eight points from their previous seven top-flight home games with two wins, two draws and three defeats.

Head-to-head: Man Utd vs Liverpool

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Manchester United have won just one of the last 10 Premier League meetings, though six of those games have been drawn.

Liverpool won 4-2 at Old Trafford in May and are vying to claim back-to-back league victories away to United for the first time since 2002.

Cristiano Ronaldo says Manchester United ‘adaptation’ will take time after new signings

16:02 , Michael Jones

Cristiano Ronaldo believes Manchester United are in a period of adaptation since his shock summer return to Old Trafford, but says that he is ready to “sacrifice” to help the team achieve its goals.

The 36-year-old has scored six goals in eight appearances after re-joining the club he left in 2009 from Juventus in August, including late Champions League winners against both Villarreal and Atalanta to ensure the Red Devils stand top of their group with three matches played.

Cristiano Ronaldo says Man United ‘adaptation’ will take time after new signings

Man Utd vs Liverpool

15:59 , Michael Jones

Reaction to come from West Ham’s victory over Tottenham at the London Stadium but the focus switches to Old Trafford where Manchester United take on Liverpool.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer names an unchanged side to the one that came from behind to beat Atalanta 3-2 on Wednesday night meaning Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes are fit to play.

Jurgen Klopp meanwhile swaps out two players from his midweek team. Sadio Mane and Joel Matip are replaced with Diogo Jota and Ibrahima Konate.

Here are the line-ups:

Man Utd XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Fred, McTominay, Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford, Ronaldo

Liverpool XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson, Keita, Henderson, Milner, Salah, Firmino, Jota

Antonio’s goal gives West Ham victory over Spurs

15:54 , Michael Jones

All 52 of Michail Antonio’s Premier League goals have been scored from inside the penalty area. Only Tim Cahill (56) and Chicharito (53) have scored more goals in the competition with 100% of them coming from inside the box.

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Full-time: West Ham 1 - 0 Tottenham

15:50 , Michael Jones

90+3 mins: West Ham get the victory! Michail Antonio’s goal is the difference between the teams in a well-fought battle at the London Stadium.

The Hammers move above Tottenham, Brighton and Manchester United to take a spot in the top four.

West Ham 1 - 0 Tottenham

15:48 , Michael Jones

90 mins: The changes are made. Moura for Bergwijn, Bowen for Dawson. There’s three minutes of added time to play. Cresswell boots a free kick into the Tottenham and Antonio is beaten to the ball by Romero.

West Ham 1 - 0 Tottenham

15:47 , Michael Jones

87 mins: Michail Antonio takes the ball to the corner and is tries to hold it up under pressure from Gil and Skipp. The ball comes out loose and Lanzini knocks it out for a throw in deep in Tottenham’s half.

Steven Bergwijn and Craig Dawson are ready to come on for Tottenham and West Ham respectively.

West Ham 1 - 0 Tottenham

15:42 , Michael Jones

84 mins: Substitutions for both teams as Tottenham bring on Giovani Lo Celso and Bryan Gil who replace Tanguy Ndombele and Sergio Reguilon.

Said Benrahma is replaced with Manuel Lanzini for West Ham.

Son swings a corner into the box for Tottenham but Fornals clears the danger.

West Ham 1 - 0 Tottenham

15:40 , Michael Jones

81 mins: Soucek is there again to block Moura’s pass into the box, from central this time. Cresswell sends the ball up to Fornals who receives some support from Antonio as Skipp comes across to tackle him. Antonio keeps the ball in play and slides it into the box for Benrahma. He shoots but Lloris charges down the shot close to the near post.

West Ham 1 - 0 Tottenham

15:37 , Michael Jones

78 mins: West Ham have dropped deeper since they scored. Not enough that they can’t get out but they’ve definitely flicked on the switch to defend this lead.

A cross into the box from the left is cleared by Soucek. Tottenham are getting all of the ball now.

West Ham 1 - 0 Tottenham

15:35 , Michael Jones

75 mins: Tottenham look to respond with Ndombele sliding a pass into the box towards Kane only for Zouma to lunge in front of the forward and clear the ball.

That goal could be vital for West Ham. Can Tottenham find an equaliser? 15 minutes to play.

Manchester United vs Liverpool line-ups

15:32 , Alex Pattle

MUFC XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Fred, McTominay, Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford, Ronaldo.

LFC XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson, Keita, Henderson, Milner, Salah, Firmino, Jota.

GOAL! West Ham 1 - 0 Tottenham (Antonio, 72’)⚽️

15:30 , Michael Jones

72 mins: There’s the breakthrough! Aaron Cresswell takes the corner and sends an outswinging cross into the six-yard box. Michail Antonio is being marked by Harry Kane but squeezes in front of him just as the ball drops into the box. Antonio sticks out his right leg and guides the ball away from Hugo Lloris picking out the near bottom corner. West Ham have the lead!

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

15:30 , Michael Jones

71 mins: Chance! Reguilon intercepts a pass from Fornals and tries to be too clever with his clearance. He wants to knock it around the midfielder and run the ball clear but instead Fornals wins the ball back. He takes it into the box and shoots, a deflection loops the ball into the air and Lloris tips it over the bar for a West Ham corner.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

15:28 , Michael Jones

69 mins: Harry Kane tries bully his way through three defenders but loses the ball in the West Ham box. Fabianski throws it out ot Johnson who sends a long ball up the pitch for Antonio. The striker chases after the bouncing ball but Lloris gets to it first and jumps high to kick the ball clear. He collides into Antonio with the follow through and takes the wind out of the big forward.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

15:25 , Michael Jones

66 mins: Tottenham win free kick just inside the West Ham final third. Son knocks it to Moura who plays it back to Hojbjerg. Hojbjerg passes the ball out to Reguilon to swhip a cross in from the opposite wing but Romero is unable to control the dropping ball and the Hammers work it clear.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

15:21 , Michael Jones

63 mins: Declan Rice collects the ball in midfield and drives up the pitch. It take it around two Tottenham players and gets urged on by the home fans. Antonio makes a run in behind but he’s offside when Rice passes him the ball. Play continues though until Antonio cuts the ball back to Benrahma who has a shot deflected out of play.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

15:19 , Michael Jones

60 mins: Cresswell is fouled over to the left of the Tottenham penalty area and West Ham have the chance to send the free kick into the box. It would be a good time for them to score after Romero’s recent shenanigans.

Cresswell swings the ball into the middle of the box but it’s dealt with easily enough by Tottenham.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

15:18 , Michael Jones

57 mins: Here we go. Cresswell sends the ball down the left wing and picks out Fornals. He weaves around Emerson Royal before getting taken out by Cristian Romero. Fornals stays down and Romero gives him a few verbals. Fornals doesn’t like what’s been said and the two players square up to each other. Their teammates flock over to split them up. This should add a bit of spice to the game. Romero is shown a yellow card.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

15:14 , Michael Jones

54 mins: A lack of communication between Hojbjerg and Son. Kane is given the ball on the edge of the box but Ogbonna nips in the pord the ball away from the England captain. It comes to Hojbjerg who’s expecting a run into the left side of the box from Son and chips the ball over the top. Son came inside instead and they both look at each other quizically as Fabianski collects the ball.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

15:09 , Michael Jones

51 mins: Close! Ndombele slots a pass into Moura who works it out wide for Reguilon. Tottenham have plenty of men in the box as the cross comes in but Skipp starts his run too soon and he gets in front of the ball before it reaches him. West Ham send the ball out for a corner but Son’s delivery is easily dealt with by the home side.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

15:05 , Michael Jones

48 mins: Tottenham start the second half on the front foot. Skipp threads a lovely pass into the right side of the box where Ndombele runs in behind Cresswell. He sends the ball across the penalty area hoping to pick out Kane but Fabianski dives at the ball and plucks it out of the air for West Ham.

Second half: West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

15:03 , Michael Jones

Kick off: No changes for either team at the break. Tottenham are yet to draw a game under Nuno Espirito Santo, they’re are the only team left in the Premier League that haven’t drawn a match this season.

The Hammers restart the action.

Man Utd vs Liverpool

15:01 , Michael Jones

It was in doubt as to whether Bruno Fernandes would be fit enough to play for Manchester United but it seems he is fit to play against Liverpool later today.

The full team news will be out in around half an hours time.

Manchester United, Mauricio Pochettino and what might have been

14:59 , Michael Jones

It is eerily quiet in the southwest of the French capital. The Parc des Princes has been fully vacated with the hot-dog sellers trolleying home and the neighbouring restaurants shuttering up.

Right here, through the silence in the shadow of the stadium, screams a fact: Paris is the location where two of Manchester United’s biggest decisions in recent years were made, which ultimately led to it becoming the home of former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino.

This was not how it was designed to be. This still feels… off.

Manchester United, Mauricio Pochettino and what might have been

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:56 , Michael Jones

Quite a few chances but no goals yet at the London Stadium.

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West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:53 , Michael Jones

I said before kick off that this might be a fixture decided by the opening goal. It’s been a close fought affair so far with both teams creating chances but unable to convert.

It hasn’t been an electric, overly-exciting match. A lot of the first half was contested in the middle of the pitch with both teams having their periods on the ball.

The game needs a goal to up the intensity. Neither team will want to lose this one.

Half-time: West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:48 , Michael Jones

45+1 mins: Goalless at half-time then but chances created at both ends. Tottenham ended the half as the better team by a very slim margin. The quality of their chances being slighty better.

Kane, Son and Ndombele all had fantastic opportunities inside the box but Fabianski denied them. Cresswell and Fornals have looked good for West Ham and there’s a real battle developing between Antonio and Romero.

Nothing to separate the teams yet though.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:45 , Michael Jones

45 mins: SAVE! Skipp loses possession but Hojbjerg is quick on the press to win it back. He pokes the ball forward to Moura who sends it out to Reguilon on the left. He floats a cross into the box post where Kane leaps over Cresswell, hangs in the air and lunges a headed effort at goal only to be denied by Fabianski who cuts underneath the ball and pushes it over the crossbar!

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:42 , Michael Jones

42 mins: Chance! Lucas Moura slides the ball up to Kane who shifts it out to Reguilon on the left wing. The defender takes him time with the cross and picks out Ndombele’s run into the six-yard area. Ndombele wins the header and knocks it straight into the hands of Fabianski. A yard either way and that’s a goal.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:39 , Michael Jones

39 mins: There’s an opportunity for Tottenham to break in behind after Ndombele prods the ball into the box from high up the pitch. The ball has already gone as Ogbonna clips Ndombele knocking him over and giving Spurs a free kick high up the pitch.

Ogbonna is booked for the challenge and the free kick is curled the box. Antonio’s header drops to Ndombele who shoots and wins a corner when Zouma blocks his effort.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:37 , Michael Jones

36 mins: Chance! West Ham’s best opportunities have come from the left side. Cresswell and Fornals are linking up beautifully to create enough space to cross the ball. Fornals whips one in this time as Soucek runs into the box from deep. Reguilon is marking Bowen and doesn’t see Soucek’s approach letting the big midfielder leap in front of him to meet to the cross. He gets a good chunk of the ball with his headed effort but sends it wide of the back post.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:34 , Michael Jones

33 mins: West Ham work the ball down the left and Antonio tries to drive into the box. He’s forced to knock the ball back to Bowen who flicks a header onto Soucek. Soucek chips the ball over to the right side of the box where Johnson runs onto the pass and smokes it wide of the near post going for power over accuracy.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:32 , Michael Jones

30 mins: Tottenham have started to take over in terms of possession with West Ham’s attacking play primarily coming on the counter-attack. It’s a tactical battle at the minute with neither team really getting on top of the other.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:30 , Michael Jones

27 mins: Johnson sends a throw in up to Antonio who brings it down and gets dragged to the floor by Oliver Skipp. West Ham win a free kick and take it quickly working the ball over to the left side to try a hit Spurs unawares but the visitors regain their shape quickly and force the Hammers to retreat.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:26 , Michael Jones

24 mins: Big chance! Benrahma sends the ball up to Antonio but he’s pressed immediatel by Romero who wins the ball and pokes to Ndombele. Ndombele makes perfect pass into the right side of the box as Son flies through the defensive line. He takes over possession as Kane makes a run to the back post. Son goes for goal but doesn’t beat the goalkeeper and Kane throws his arms up in the air. He was wide open!

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:23 , Michael Jones

21 mins: Chance! Benrahma plays Antonio in behind the lines and the striker shoves Romero out of the way to get to the ball. He cuts it back into the box and a deflection off Dier, I think, bobbles the ball out to the arriving Fornals who skews his effort just wide of the far post.

Tottenham then create a good chance themselves as Son is played in between the two Hammers centre-backs and carries the ball into the box. He weaves and shifts the ball but can’t get around the covering Cresswell. The ball comes loose and Lucas Moura collects with his back to goal. He shoots on the turn but the fires his chance wide of the right-hand post!

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:18 , Michael Jones

18 mins: Nearly. Declan Rice pulls a clearance over to the left side of the pitch where Fornals is free. It turns out to be a great pass for West Ham who burst forward on the counter-attack. Fornals flicks a diagonal pass over to the right side of the penalty box as Antonio chases it down. He’s racing Lloris to the ball but the Tottenham goalkeeper gets there first and boots it away.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:16 , Michael Jones

15 mins: West Ham win a throw in on the left wing and Cresswell chucks the ball to Antonio as he makes a run in behind the Spurs back line. Antonio crosses it into the box and Thomas Soucek volleys it on the spin but spoons his effort high over the goal.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:14 , Michael Jones

12 mins: Tanguy Ndombele is tackled in the West Ham box by Kurt Zouma and goes to ground. There’s a half-appeal and a VAR check for a potential penalty but nothing comes of it. Ndombele hobbles off the pitch after a medical check up but he’s fine to play on.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:12 , Michael Jones

10 mins: Chance! At the other end of the pitch Son Heung-min wins the ball back from West Ham throw in and knocks it inside to Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg. He’s not got a great deal on in front of him so goes for goal and drills a shot straight into the hands of Fabianski from outside the area.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:10 , Michael Jones

7 mins: SAVE! Possession changes hands a few times in midfield with neither side managing to work the ball into the opponents final third. West Ham eventually work the ball out to Fornals on the left side before he passes it to Bowen in the middle. Ben Johnson makes a run off the ball over on the right and provides an option for Bowen. The right-back receives the pass and knocks into the box. Bowen collects the ball and whips a cross to the far side of the area where Fornals volleys it at goal and draws Lloris into a diving stop low to his right.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:04 , Michael Jones

3 mins: Aaron Cresswell was brilliant for West Ham against Genk on Thursday night, bombing forward on the left wing and whipping dangerous crosses into the box. He does so again here and wins an early corner for West Ham. Jarrod Bowen delivers it into the box, Hugo Lloris flaps it away but the ball comes out to Said Benrahma whose shot from just inside the box gets blocked and cleared away.

West Ham 0 - 0 Tottenham

14:02 , Michael Jones

Kick off: Tottenham get the ball rolling at the London Stadium. Cristian Romero sends a long ball through the middle of the pitch but Angelo Ogbonna gets to it before Harry Kane and blasts it straight back down the ground.

West Ham vs Tottenham

13:59 , Michael Jones

Here come the players. This is a tough game to call, the opening goal may be a big factor in deciding the results. West Ham will have more confidence after their win during the week and being at home but if Harry Kane and Son Heung-min click into gear Tottenham may run away with it.

West Ham vs Tottenham

13:53 , Michael Jones

Almost time for kick off. Who’s going to win this one?

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