West Ham surge back to beat Nottingham Forest in five-goal thriller

West Ham fought back from 2-1 down to beat Nottingham Forest 3-2 and ease the pressure on David Moyes.


Lucas Paqueta gave West Ham an early lead but Forest equalized before the break through Taiwo Awoniyi. Forest then took the lead through Anthony Elanga in the second half but Jarrod Bowen equalized moments later and Tomas Soucek scored a late winner as Ward-Prowse put on a clinic with two assists.

With the win West Ham move on to 17 points, while Forest stay on 13.

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GOALLL! West Ham 3-2 Nottingham Forest - Tomas Soucek

West Ham have turned it around and they've now gone ahead late on. A fantastic corner and Soucek sends a perfect header into the bottom corner. 3-2.

GOALLL! West Ham 2-2 Nottingham Forest - Jarrod Bowen

It is an instant response from the Hammers as Bowen heads home at the near post. That Forest lead lasted for just two minutes.

GOALLL! West Ham 1-2 Nottingham Forest - Anthony Elanga

Forest lead and it is a lovely finish. Elanga wheels away in delight in front of the away fans who go bonkers. Forest have turned the game on its head.

GOALLL! West Ham 1-1 Nottingham Forest - Taiwo Awoniyi

Forest are level just before the break. Sangare wins the ball back, feeds Morgan Gibbs-White and his shot is pushed out and Awoniyi is on hand to tap home.

SAVE! What a stop from Areola

That is a sensational stop. Toffolo whips in a lovely cross from the left which finds Awoniyi at the back post and his header looks certain to hit the back of the net but Areola saves and West Ham clear the loose ball. Brilliant save from Areola.

GOALLLL! West Ham 1-0 Nottingham Forest - Lucas Paqueta

What a start for the Hammers as Dominguez gives the ball away and Paqueta runs towards goal and fires it into the bottom corner. Perfect start for West Ham. Worst possible start for Forest and Steve Cooper looks to to the heavens.

West Ham lineup

Areola; Coufal, Zouma, Aguerd, Emerson; Ward-Prowse, Soucek, Alvarez; Kudus, Bowen, Paqueta

Nottingham Forest lineup

Vlachodimos; Aina, Niakhate, Murrilo, Toffolo; Sangare, Mangala, Dominguez; Gibbs-White, Awoniyi, Elanga