Vital Football

Latest West Ham United News

West Ham 1 Queens Park Rangers 1

West Ham 1 Queens Park Rangers 1

Two more dropped home points in a game where we should, quite clearly, have taken all three.

Queens Park Rangers might have taken the lead but incessant second half pressure should have seen West Ham net more than just that solitary goal from the prodigal son, Joe Cole.

For this London derby, Big Sam chose to go with Marouane Chamakh up front but it was to be another new striker, Loic Remy, making his debut for Queens Park Rangers who was to grab the early headlines.

Remy latched on to an excellent ball from Taarabt to fire past Jaaskelainen. In all honesty, QPR looked the more accomplished side in the first half but Big Sam must have wound his troops up with a half time blast.

The Hammers came out for the second half fired up and were more-or-less dominate. Cesar, in the QPR goal, did well to turn away a header from Chamakh and Diame saw his follow up shot magnificently blocked by Hill before Nolan, pushing forward as ever, saw a header go narrowly wide.

Chamakh then had another opportunity but once again Cesar denied him. But our luck was to change with the introduction of Carlton Cole.

Cesar denied the substitute with a great save but Lady Luck was looking our way as the ball fell invitingly for Joe Cole to net his first goal for West Ham since returning.

Going for the winner, and three points, West Ham were once again denied by a block wen M`Bia blocked an effort from Reid, before late on, Joe Cole rounded the keeper but saw his effort scrambled off the line.

All`s square in love and war!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rossy
Date:Sunday January 20 2013
Time: 1:14PM

Login to post a comment

Recent West Ham United Articles

Hammers Linked to Italian Defender

As Bilic looks to shore up the defence.

EFL Cup - Falling Attendances & More Rotation

Many fans have watched the seeming demise of the EFL Trophy, and it appears the EFL Cup may now be quickly following suit after the recent third round ties.

Bilic Disappointed at Loss to Spurs

Losing to Tottenham Hotspur is always a bitter pill to swallow.

Stats: West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur

All the stats from West Ham United (2) vs (3) Tottenham Hotspur, The London Stadium, 23.09/17 15:00 Att: 56,988

Archived Vital West Ham Articles

Vital West Ham articles from

Site Journalists

Rossy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Spurs (h)
Suggested By: rossy
Hart3%
Fonte0%
Reid0%
Ogbanna0%
Zabaleta16%
Noble0%
Kouyate33%
Cresswell0%
Antonio0%
Hernandez16%
Arnautovic0%
Carroll16%
Masuaku16%
Ayew A0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent West Ham United Results (view all)

West Ham United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Jamison 1
2.Philtheiron1
Vital Football Comment