West Ham vs Everton final score: Toffees’ relegation fears increase


West Ham beat Everton at the London Stadium to keep their top four hopes alive and increase the relegation fears of the Toffees.

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Aaron Cresswell’s free kick put West Ham ahead but Mason Holgate equalized in the second half to make it interesting. However, moments later Jarrod Bowen scored what turned out to be the winner as Michael Keane was sent off to compound another awful outing for Frank Lampard as Everton boss.

With the win West Ham move just three points behind Arsenal in the top four battle, while Everton remain on 25 points and are embroiled in a proper relegation scrap.


West Ham vs Everton final score, stats

West Ham 2-1 Everton

Goals scored: Cresswell 32′, Holgate 53′, Bowen 58′ 

Shots: West Ham 11, Everton 13

Shots on target: West Ham 5, Everton 2

Possession: West Ham 56, Everton 44

Three things we learned from West Ham vs Everton

1. Negative Everton have zero momentum: Frank Lampard was forced into a late change as Donny van de Beek was injured in the warm-up and Mason Holgate replaced him. Holgate scored the equalizer but generally losing DVB made Everton more negative in the run of play. They had a few bright moments in each half but Everton played this game not to lose it rather than playing to win it. They have zero momentum right now and Lampard has lost six of his first eight Premier League games in charge. This is not the time of the season when you want to be bang out of form and lacking in confidence. Especially when you’re in a relegation battle.

2. Hammers show extra quality: This wasn’t a glorious West Ham display but it proved they have the extra quality needed to win games. Antonio and Bowen combined for the winning goal and Aaron Cresswell’s sublime free kick was a thing of beauty. West Ham aren’t the best team to watch in the Premier League but they’re so efficient. They’re still in the top four hunt heading into the final weeks of the season, as they’ve juggled another European push with their fine run to the Europa League quarterfinals. What a job David Moyes has done.

3. Relegation showdown looms large: For Lampard and Everton the game at Burnley on Wednesday is basically their season. Lose that and they are just one point ahead of Burnley and will be right on the edge of dropping into the relegation zone. Everton have the worst away record in the PL this season as they’ve picked up just six points on the road. Without Michael Keane at center back due to suspension and injury issues galore, Lampard doesn’t have a lot of options to change things around for the trip to Turf Moor. Everton look like a team who fear they might go down. If they lose at Burnley, the relegation alarm bells which were ringing in the background will now be blearing through a loudspeaker.

Man of the Match: Declan Rice – Dominated midfield and always had time on the ball. Class.

Cresswell’s magic sparks Hammers into life

West Ham should have taken the lead early on as Said Benrahma set up Pablo Fornals but Jordan Pickford rushed off his line to block the shot with his legs.

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At the other end Everton’s best chance of the first half came as Richarlison was played in and the Brazilian rounded Lukasz Fabianski but Ryan Fredericks got back just in time to clear the danger.

Cresswell then curled home a stunning free kick to give West Ham the lead but Richarlison should have equalized before half time. A long ball forward caught out Fredericks and Richarlison’s effort with the outside of his right flew just over.

Antonio and Benrahma went close to doubling West Ham’s lead before the break as Everton were glad to hear the half time whistle.

Everton can’t make most of lucky break

Dominic Calvert-Lewin flashed a shot over at the start of the second half and then Holgate’s volley took a deflection and flew in as the Toffees drew level.

But moments later West Ham were back ahead as Alex Iwobi lost the ball in midfield. Antonio was played in by Pablo Fornals and although Pickford saved his effort, Bowen was on hand to slot home the rebound on his return to action.

Everton were then handed another huge blow as Michael Keane picked up a silly second yellow card and the Toffees had to play the final 25 minutes with 10 men.

After that red card West Ham eased to victory as Everton remain in deep trouble.

Manchester City vs Inter Milan: How to watch Champions League Final, odds, predictions


Manchester City is on the chase for a historic treble and standing in the way is Inter Milan, one of Europe’s precious few clubs to claim such an honor.

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The Premier League winners three times running have an FA Cup under their belt after beating Manchester United on June 3 and the final jewel in their treble crown awaits with a win in Istanbul on June 10.

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Pep Guardiola could lead a second club to a treble after he did it with Barcelona in 2008-09, and they would give heated rivals United domestic company on the treble stage right down the road.

Guardiola says it’s now okay to talk about the treble. We agree, and we’ve laid out why the achievement is so special after the jump.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Manchester City vs Inter Milan.

How to watch Manchester City vs Inter Milan live, stream link and start time

Dates: 3pm ET June 10, 2023
Online: Live updates via NBCSports.com
How to watch: TUDN, Paramount+

What Premier League clubs have won the treble?

Manchester United won the Premier League, FA Cup, and Champions League in 1998-99.

Sir Alex Ferguson’s Red Devils are the lone Premier League club to win it.

That’s it. For now.

How many times has the treble been won?

Nine times in history has a team won its domestic league, top domestic cup, and the European Cup.

Bayern Munich and Barcelona have each done it twice, with Bayern doing it in 2012-13 and 2019-20 and Barca pulling it off in 2008-09 and 2014-15.

Celtic was the first to win a treble, doing it in 1966-67, while Ajax was the next in 1971-72.

PSV Eindhoven then won it in 1987-88 before Man United made it happen 11 years later. Inter Milan is the only Italian team to pull it off, winning in 2009-10.


Champions League Final odds (Betting odds provided by our partner, BetMGM )

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Man City (-250) vs Inter Milan (+625) | Draw over 120 mins (+380)

Over 2.5 goals (-160). Under 2.5 goals (+110)

Champions League Final predictions

Joe Prince-Wright: Man City 2-1 Inter Milan
Andy Edwards: Man City 3-1 Inter Milan
Nick Mendola: Man City 2-0 Inter Milan

Manchester City team news, injuries, lineup options


Inter Milan team news, injuries, lineup options

QUESTIONABLE: Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Joaquin Correa. OUT: Dalbert.

How many times has a team won the treble? Man City goes for history


There’s been a lot of treble talk these days, talk that’s found a new level of buzz since Manchester City moved within one win of joining the club.

It’s an elite club, by the way, of teams that have won their domestic league, top domestic cup, and the European Cup.

Nine times in history has a team won the treble, and only once has it been done by a Premier League club.

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That’s why Man City’s defeat of Manchester United earlier this month in the FA Cup Final rings so true for the Citizens; The blue side of Manchester would join the red side as treble supporters, as United won the treble in 1998-99.

Man City goes for the third jewel of its treble crown on Saturday versus Inter Milan in Istanbul when it kicks off the UEFA Champions League Final.

For more treble trivia, head below the jump.

How many times has the treble been won?

Bayern Munich and Barcelona have each done it twice, with Bayern doing it in 2012-13 and 2019-20 and Barca pulling it off in 2008-09 and 2014-15.

Celtic was the first to win a treble, doing it in 1966-67, while Ajax was the next in 1971-72.

PSV Eindhoven then won it in 1987-88 before Man United made it happen 11 years later. Inter Milan is the only Italian team to pull it off, winning in 2009-10.


UEFA Champions League Final: Key battles for Inter Milan vs Manchester City


Manchester City’s quest for the treble hits its final obstacle when Inter Milan goes toe-to-toe with the Premier League and FA Cup champions in Istanbul at Saturday’s UEFA Champions League Final.

Pep Guardiola’s weren’t at their very best against Manchester United in the FA Cup Final and still walked away with its second trophy of the season.

But City’s final two Premier League matches saw dropped points. The stakes were non-existent and the team quite changed by Guardiola, who’s known to fancy a tactical wrinkle. How will things change this weekend?

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It would be stunning if Inter boss Simone Inzaghi came out in anything but a 3-5-2, which has been his go-to formation for Inter Milan this season regardless of opponent.

But might Inzaghi have something up his sleeve?

Inter’s only losses in the Champions League came in the group stage versus Bayern Munich. Add in their setbacks in Serie A and there’s still been no standard recipe for beating Inter. There isn’t one for Man City, either, of course.

Kevin De Bruyne vs Marcelo Brozovic

If there’s a single player capable of messing with Pep Guardiola’s plan to control the game and get the ball to his creators in dangerous spots, it’s Croatian veteran Marcelo Brozovic. The 30-year-old is a force who can both be the club’s metronome and break up the opposition’s best attacks. There are few players in the world like De Bruyne, but he needs to be found in space and City needs the ball to do that. Brozovic can be a big part of limiting both of those things.

Erling Haaland vs Francesco Acerbi

Maybe the two names need to be switched in order, because Acerbi is going to have his hands full with Haaland. The question is whether the 35-year-old Acerbi, still very good but no longer in his prime, can use his nous and vast experience to limit Haaland’s chances to do the exceptional. Haaland, meanwhile, just has to be himself. Ask yourself who’s being asked more.

Andre Onana vs Man City’s attack

Picking one player, even Haaland or De Bruyne, for this battle is unfair to the exercise because let’s be real. There is no chance that Inter Milan wins this game without a supreme moment or two from its goalkeeper. Andre Onana has played every Champions League match for Inter and has had his fair share of outstanding performances. He’s outperformed expected goals on target by 6.7 goals over the course of the tournament.

UEFA Champions League odds, predictions for Inter Milan vs Manchester City


Erling Haaland to score a goal at -165? Man City to win at -200?

Yep, Manchester City are the clear favorites to win the 2023 UEFA Champions League Final in Istanbul on Saturday, and the oddsmakers are daring prognosticators to select Inter Milan as treble-ruining upstarts.

In fact, Haaland’s odds to bag a brace, at +350, are better than most players’ odds of scoring at all, with the Norwegian forward’s running mates all around him.

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The only Inter Milan player inside the top ten best odds to score on Saturday is Lautaro Martinez, with “no goal scorer” appearing before the next Inter player’s name arrives on the list (Romelu Lukaku).

How about a correct score? The most likely outcomes are, in order according to BetMGM, 1-0 Man City, 2-0 Man City, and 1-1 after 120 minutes.

And if Inter wins, the odds suggest that 1-0 is the likeliest finish (although 0-0 has better odds).

Champions League Final odds

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Inter Milan (+500) vs Man City (-200) | Draw (+333)

Over/under: Over 3.5 goals (+200). Under 3.5 goals (-275)

Man City to lift the trophy (-450)

Inter to lift the trophy (+275)

Both teams to score (-110)

Champions League Final predictions

Inter Milan is going to surprise many with its quality of play and may even get on the board, but it’s difficult to predict anything but a Manchester City win, isn’t it? Let’s call it a fitting three goals for the treble winners, with Inter nabbing one to keep it interesting in Istanbul.