AEK Larnaca 0 - 2 West Ham

A high-quality first-half brace from Michail Antonio gave West Ham a 2-0 win at AEK Larnaca of their Europa Convention League Spherical of 16 first leg.

The striker was again within the aspect after a hamstring harm, though he left after showing to pressure his calf on the hour mark.

However Antonio definitely made his mark, nodding fantastically within the thirty sixth minute earlier than an excellent curling effort (45+1) doubled the Hammers’ lead. He may have scored the right hat-trick shortly after the break too, however noticed his left-footed shot slam on the publish.

Nonetheless, he had already seen West Ham in a commanding place forward of subsequent Thursday’s return leg on the London Stadium.

Larnaca, who’ve by no means reached the spherical of 16 in any European competitors, definitely examined West Ham early and late. They racked up 14 corners – West Ham had none – however the Hammers’ high quality shone at each ends of the pitch.

Extra quickly…

And after?

West Ham host Aston Villa within the Premier League on Sunday; kick off 2 p.m. The second leg towards AEK Larnaca will happen subsequent Thursday on the London Stadium; kick off 8 p.m.

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