West Ham began 100% within the 2021/22 season within the Premier League on Saturday when Crystal Palace held them to a 2-2 draw at London Stadium.
The Hammers took the lead twice by means of targets from Pablo Fornals and Michail Antonio, however each have been answered with superb blows from Conor Gallagher.
The Hammers will certainly be aggravated as they miss the prospect to return to the highest of the Premier League desk. For Palace, Saturday’s conflict noticed them get their first targets within the marketing campaign and the primary level – a welcome aid for the brand new boss Patrick Vieira.
Fabianski is with out zero this season / Charlie Crowhurst / Getty Images
Lukasz Fabianski (GK) 5/10 – The goalkeeper has not but saved a clear sheet this season, however he couldn’t do something concerning the two targets that have been conceded on Saturday.
Vladimir Coufal (RB) 6/10 – The Czech Republic did nicely to shut Palace out.
Angelo Ogbonna (CB) 6/10 – A power within the air for West Ham, as he scorched away each try at cross and lengthy ball from Crystal Palace.
Craig Dawson (CB) 6/10 – When Wilfried Zaha crossed the ball to a chaotic penalty space and Gallagher transformed to the equalizer, Dawson regarded misplaced when the ball turned in. An excellent achievement was undone straight away.
Aaron Cresswell (LB) 6 / 10-31 12 months outdated closed nicely and was sturdy in each problem.
Declan Rice in motion / Charlie Crowhurst / Getty Images
Declan Rice (CM) 7/10 – The 22-year-old was extremely snug in entrance of West Ham again 4. Even when Palace tried to push West Ham onerous, Rice was capable of discover his method out along with his clear cross.
Tomas Soucek (CM) 7/10 – The defensive-minded Czech Republic managed the visitors on Saturday for West Ham, whereas at the identical time performing as an air risk.
Pablo Fornals (CM) 8/10 – The midfielder scored his second aim in two video games towards Palace. The Spaniard appears to have Mida’s contact for West Ham in the mean time as a result of all the pieces he does appears to be gold.
Antonio was among the many targets once more / Craig Mercer / MB Media / Getty Images
Jarrod Bowen (RW) 7/10 – The winger was a superb lure for West Ham on Saturday, which allowed the remaining of the highest three to get by means of on aim.
Michail Antonio (ST) 8/10 – West Ham’s main Premier League aim scorer acquired first-class help as he waited for the Fornals, who gave them the lead. He was rightly rewarded with a aim within the second half.
Said Benrahma (LW) 5/10 – The quietest of West Ham’s prime three at London Stadium.
Manuel Lanzini (RW) 5/10 – The introduction of the Argentine did nothing to alter the movement of the recreation and typically he regarded just a little misplaced.
Andriy Yarmolenko (CM) 5/10 – The Ukrainian was solely on the pitch for a couple of seconds and he tried to shoot from a distance for West Ham. He regarded hungry and engaged from the second he crossed the white line.
In the War / IAN KINGTON / Getty Images
Vicente Guaita (GK) 6/10 – The goalkeeper couldn’t do something concerning the two targets conceded. His distribution and dealing with was wonderful.
Joel Ward (RB) 5/10 – The hill typically regarded misplaced on a light-footed West Ham assault. He appeared a bit misplaced within the problem to rise up to Michail Antonio.
Joachim Andersen (CB) 5/10 – The Dane was a power to be reckoned with on Saturday when he gave various final ditch tackles to disclaim West Ham in threatening positions. When it involves duels, he misplaced the decisive one towards Antonio within the second half that led to a aim.
Marc Guehi (CB) 4/10 – The former Chelsea man struggled to preserve up with the second Palace protection as they tried to play an offside lure.
Tyrick Mitchell (LB) 6/10 – When Palace tried to play the ball, the hill might simply unfold passes to midfield.
Conor Gallagher Celebrates / Eddie Keogh / Getty Images
Conor Gallagher (CM) 8/10 – Had an iron set of lungs on Saturday to chase down West Ham and push them on the ball. His efficiency was rightly rewarded with two targets.
Cheikhou Kouyate (CM) 5/10 – The Senegalese midfielder was clear along with his recreation, however regarded nervous concerning the physique at West Ham.
James McArthur (CM) 6/10 – The photographs have been powerful in his sort out and correct in his passing.
Christian Benteke celebrates / Eddie Keogh / Getty Images
Andre Ayew (RW) 4/10 – While the opposite West Ham strikers flourished at London Stadium, Ayew regarded like he was bodily at West Ham and he misplaced possession various occasions.
Christian Benteke (ST) 6/10 – The striker was in all places on Saturday, whereas he continued to run again to midfield to win the ball. Palace appeared very uncomfortable with the soggy pitch as they could not transfer the ball round with their ordinary grace.
Wilfried Zaha (LW) 7/10 – Got ahead nicely and his cross was essential for the second half’s equalizer.
Jeffrey Schlupp (CM) 5/10 – Ghanaian got here on midway by means of the second half and regardless of some first rate passes for Crystal Palace, he regarded nameless at London Stadium.