West Ham maintain Champions League ambitions

West Ham continued their pressure on the top teams in their quest to qualify for the Champions League with a 2-1 win over Aston Villa in the 29th round of the English Premier League.

The Hammers triumphed thanks to goals from Ukraine’s Andriy Yarmolenko (70) and Spaniard Pablo Fornals (82), while Jacob Ramsey scored the visitors ‘ only goal in the 90th minute.

Scotland coach David Moyes’s side returned to victory after falling in the last leg against Liverpool, lifting their tally to 48 points, equal with Arsenal, who have played four games less.

The second consecutive win for Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton won their second successive victory at the expense of Everton with a single goal by defender Conor Coady, lifting their tally to 46 points in seventh place.

Everton and their manager Frank Lampard, after a fourth successive loss, are level on points with Watford’s first relegation places (22 points) occupied after a 2-1 win over Southampton.


Leeds United secured their first win with American coach Jesse Marsch, who succeeded Marcelo Bielsa, coming against Norwich in a crazy 2-1 fashion with two goals in stoppage time for each team.

Leeds were ahead by Spaniard Rodrigo in the 14th minute, before Scotland’s Kenny McLean equalized in the first minute of stoppage time for the visitors (90+1). However, the hosts had the final word on Joe Gelhardt’s goal just two minutes after he entered with a pass from Brazilian Raphinha (90+4).

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