WATCH: Aaron Cresswell’s gorgeous free kick puts Hammers up vs. Stoke


The beautiful goals are carrying over from last weekend.

Aaron Creswell curled an aesthetically-pleasing free kick past Asmir Begovic and into the upper 90 to give West Ham an early 1-0 lead against Stoke City.

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The Hammers and Potters are jousting for ninth place in the Premier League, and a win pulls the victor within two points of No. 7 Swansea City.