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Hammers record first win

The West Ham U23’s recorded their first win of the season this season at Rush Green this evening beating Manchester United’s Under 23s 2-0..
Just after the half hour good approach play from Keenan Forson and Bernardo Rosa found Dan Chesters in acres of space within the penalty area.
The midfielder made a very mature decision to slide it across the face of goal – where Oladapo Afolayan was waiting to tap it in, but Will Fish’s tackle diverted it.
The statisticians gave it to the Man Utd defender as an own-goal… but Afolayan will claim it!

Twenty seconds into the second half and the Hammers were awarded a penalty! Dan Chesters was brought down from behind, just inside the area.

Afolayan sent the keeper grasping in completely the wrong direction – going left and finding the bottom corner and it is 2-0 to West Ham
Despite the three points, the Hammers stay at the bottom of the Premier League 2 Division 1 table with just 5 points from five games.

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I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter