Crystal Palace 1-3 West Ham United: Hammers win it late on

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  • Fourth away win for Hammers
  • Gayle sent off for Palace
  • Late Lanzini, Payet goals win it
  • Hammers 17 points in 9 games

West Ham United beat 10-man Crystal Palace 3-1 at Selhurst Park on Saturday, as Carl Jenkinson gave the Hammers the lead but Palace fought back as Yohan Cabaye scored a penalty before half time.

After Dwight Gayle was sent off before half time, West Ham were rampant in the second half and finally got the win their pressure deserved with Manuel Lanzini and Dmitri Payet both scoring late on to make it 3-1.

With the win West Ham momentarily moved up to third on 17 points, while Palace stay in sixth on 15 points.

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The Hammers started the game very brightly as Payet wasted a good chance to put the Hammers ahead, however, 21 mins in the East London side took the lead. Victor Moses set up Carl Jenkinson to slot home the opener. 1-0.

However, moments later Palace were level as they won a penalty kick when Jenkinson turned from hero to zero as he fouled Gayle in the box. Cabaye had to take the spot kick twice due to encroachment, but slammed home both times to score his fourth goal of the season and third from the penalty spot. 1-1.

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On the stroke of half time came a moment of real controversy as Gayle was shown a second yellow card to leave Palace with 10-men after he fouled Cheikhou Kouyate to leave Alan Pardew‘s men with an uphill struggle to get anything from the game.

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In the second half it was all West Ham as Diafra Sakho sent a header against the foot of the post, and Slaven Bilic sent on Andy Carroll late on to try and grab a fifth-straight away win to start the season for the Hammers.

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In the dying stages the Hammers grabbed the win as Carroll’s knockdown couldn’t be forced home by Nikica Jelavic but Lanzini scored to make it 2-1 and send the traveling supporters wild. Payet added some more gloss to the scoreline with a cool finish, as West Ham’s fans are dreaming of acheiveing something special this season.

Watch Live: PL Asia Trophy – Newcastle v. West Ham, Man City v. Wolves

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Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers aim to collect a bit of silverware on the second Premier League Asia Trophy match day of the summer.

But first, a pair of Uniteds look to get off the map after beatdowns in their tournament openers.

Newcastle United and West Ham United were both walloped in Nanjing, and old hands Steve Bruce and Manuel Pellegrini would be happy to massage a victory out of their men.

Then Pep Guardiola and PL champions City get a taste of Wolves before their Oct. 5 meeting in league play.

Below is the full schedule for Saturday’s games in Shanghai’s Hongkou Stadium.

Newcastle United v. West Ham United – 5 a.m. ET – STREAM LIVE
Man City v. Wolves – 7:30 a.m. ET – STREAM LIVE

WATCH: Zlatan stunner answers Vela’s opener in El Trafico

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic is walking it like he talks it, not that that’s anything new.

A few days after claiming superiority over LAFC superstar Carlos Vela, Ibrahimovic and his Galaxy trailed early in El Trafico via a Vela penalty.

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Naturally, Zlatan took it upon himself to answer the bell with his 14th goal in 17 games.

Ibrahimovic chests a long ball onto his right foot, cooking Eduard Atuesta by pushing it into position for a tremendous lash into the LAFC goal.

And if you haven’t been following LAFC’s amazing season, Atuesta’s probably been the side’s best player after Vela, who now has 20 goals in 20 games.

Wizard stuff.

Borussia Dortmund tops Liverpool 3-2 at Notre Dame

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A half-hour of the big guns wasn’t enough to get Jurgen Klopp a result against his former team.

Harry Wilson and Rhian Brewster scored for Liverpool in a 3-2 loss to Borussia Dortmund at the University of Notre Dame on Friday.

Paco Alcacer, Thomas Delaney, and Jacob Bruun Larsen scored for the Black Yellow, who led 3-1 when mass changes began with Virgil Van Dijk, Georginio Wijnaldum, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson, and Andrew Robertson entering the match.

Liverpool faces Sevilla on Sunday at Fenway Park in Boston.

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Alcacer with the ball in the box is a bad idea, and the Spaniard took advantage of Nathaniel Clyne and Joel Matip to smash home from a yard outside the six.

Wilson leveled the score before halftime, but Delaney made it 2-1 in the 53rd minute when a long diagonal ball beat the Reds line and a low pass across the box went undetected.

It was 3-1 via a clever Bruun Larsen touch to wrong foot James Milner, but Brewster brought the Reds back to within one when he converted a 75th minute penalty won by Ben Woodburn.

Liverpool was without Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, and Mohamed Salah, who are on break after deep summer tournament runs.

Eriksen offered big Spurs wages, but Atletico Madrid lurks

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Christian Eriksen may trade London for Madrid after all, but Marca claims it’ll be Real Madrid’s rivals who earn the services of Tottenham’s Danish playmaker.

Eriksen, 27, scored 10 goals with 17 assists for Spurs in all competitions last season, and was reportedly ready to spread his wings for Real Madrid.

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But pro-Real site Marca says Zinedine Zidane doesn’t want Eriksen at the Bernabeu, and that Diego Simeone feels differently… should Atletico Madrid fail at landing his prime option.

That’s James Rodriguez, who remains property of Real and that’s a problem.

So Eriksen to Atleti, helping to replace Antoine Griezmann? It’s possible.


Just last November, the London club put a 250 million euro price tag on his head, but now appear keen to move him on. The next few days will likely reveal a lot about what’s to come.

So we may get an idea of whether this report has any guts to it by next week. There could be some sense to it, but Metro claims that Spurs are offering Eriksen an “enormous” contract to keep him in North London.

Enormous means a doubling of Eriksen’s wages, and the Dane is said to be happy in England. Might Spurs hold off the finest of La Liga and Serie A after all.