- Ranocchia wins it late on
- Carroll gave West Ham lead
- Hull unbeaten at home since Silva’s arrival
- West Ham lose fourth-straight game
Hull City launched a superb late comeback to beat West Ham United 2-1 and keep their hopes of staying in the Premier League well and truly alive.
Andy Carroll put struggling West Ham United ahead in the first half but Andrew Robertson made it 1-1 in the second half and then Italian defender Andrea Ranocchia headed home late on to give the Tigers a vital three points as they remain unbeaten at home in the PL in 2017.
With the win Marco Silva’s side move on to 27 points and are only in the relegation zone on goal difference, while West Ham are on 33 points.
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An even start played at in Yorkshire as Jose Fonte was booked early on and Hull looked to try and launch balls in-behind the Hammers’ defense whenever possible.
Carroll scored his 50th Premier League goal and he may not have had an easier one as Curtis Davies misjudged a ball into the box and Carroll controlled before slotting home. 1-0 to West Ham.
Manuel Lanzini then had a low shot which was deflected just wide as Hull struggled to get out of their own half.
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Hull then equalized to give themselves a lifeline with a flowing move finished off by Robertson as he surged into the box and slotted home. 1-1.
Carroll almost put West Ham back in front moment later but his header at the back post was well-saved by Jakupovic.
Finally the Tigers broke through as Grosicki’s corner was flicked home at the near post by Ranocchia to send the Hull faithful wild.