- Murray heads Gross free kick
- Izquiero strikes from distance
- West Ham blanked at home
- Murray earns, converts PK
Glenn Murray scored twice and Jose Izquiero also scored to lead visiting Brighton and Hove Albion past West Ham United 3-0 at London Stadium on Friday.
The loss will do nothing to ease the pressure on West Ham manager Slaven Bilic.
Brighton moves into 10th with 11 points, behind Newcastle United on goal differential. West Ham’s eight points keep them ahead of 16th place Everton, also on goal differential.
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Murray now has PL goals for Brighton and Hove Albion, Bournemouth, and Crystal Palace.
And then… well, wow. Izquierdo darted inside from the left and hit his hard shot at Hart, who could only slap the ball inside his goal:
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Manuel Lanzini threatened with a slightly deflected 65th minute free kick, and the Irons wasted the ensuing corner.
A dizzying, creative run by Anthony Knockaert provided Murray a 1v1 with Hart, but a second touch allowed the keeper to close down the Englishman.
Murray earned Brighton a PK within a minute, unable to get past the block of Pablo Zabaleta. He took his shot well.