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Full time: West Ham 3 v Bolton 0


Team: Adrian, Byram, Rice, Ogbonna, Masuaku, Noble, Kouyate, Haksabanovic, Ayew, Arnautovic, Sakho

Subs: Hart, Fonte, Cresswell, Quina, Antonio, Holland and Hernandes

West Ham v Bolton EFL Cup Kick Off is 7.45pm No TV coverage or live online streams tonight!

Channel 5 are the only TV broadcaster there tonight recording highlights for ITN.

We will be providing text updates tonight below to keep you updated.

West Ham v Bolton Audio Stream from WHUFC.com http://www.whufc.com/audio-stream

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KICKOFF   West Ham 3 Bolton 0  (Ogbonna 4, Sakho 31, Masuaku 94)

2 Mins Diafra Sakho right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

3 mins Diafra Sakho wins freekick

4 mins  GOAL! Freekick is taken by Marko Arnautovic and a headed goal from Angelo Ogbonna   One Nil to the cockney boys! Great start

5 Mins  Another free-kick won by Sakho and this time Arnautovic goes for goal but finds the side netting. Good start from the Hammers

1o mins Another charge by West Ham. All one-way traffic. Nearly a second goal. Good save by Mark Howard from a powerful shot from Arnautovic!

12 mins  Another chance for West Ham to go two-nil up.  It falls to Andre Ayew from a cutback from Sakho but Ayew knocks it wide.

13 mins Cheikhou Kouyate  wins a free kick on the left wing

14 mins Arthur Masuaku right footed shot from outside the box is close, but is wide.

21 mins West Ham have 52% possession so far.  Hammers have had 7 shots with 2 on target. Bolton have had no shots

24 mins Sead Haksabanovic right footed shot from more than 35 yards is close, but is wide to the left.

27 mins Marko Arnautovic wastes a good chance with a right footed shot which is way too high. Commentators claim the player was trying to be too flash and say he had all the time in the world to make a better shot.

29 mins Shot by Mark Noble but it is wide

31 mins  GOAL Sakho makes it Two Nil to the Cockney Boys! Mark Noble pass to Arnautovic who assists Sakho who makes a right footed shot from within the box to make it two nil.

39 mins Diafra Sakho right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked to leave it two nil to the Hammers. West Ham could have 4 or 5 up

41 mins Bolton have their first shot and it is on target. Adrian gets to make his first save all game.

43 mins Sam Byram wins a free kick for West Ham and Andrew Taylor is shown the yellow card for a foul.

Half Time is blown up after one additional minute   West Ham 2 Bolton 0  The Hammers have enjoyed 59% possession with 12 shots of which 3 were on target. Bolton has had just one shot which was on target.

Second half kicks off

50 mins Quieter half so far, West Ham sitting back a bit.

55 mins A West Ham corner and a shot by Sam Byram which wide to the right.

60 mins Substitution, West Ham Nathan Holland replaces Sead Haksabanovic.

63 mins Another West Ham Corner conceded by Andrew Taylor, Taken by Arnautovic but flagged offside.

69 mins Diafra Sakho right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

70 mins Substitution West Ham Chicharito replaces Diafra Sakho.

71 mins Cheikhou Kouyaté wins a free kick on the right wing.

73 mins Chicharito is down injured after just coming on.

75 mins Chicharito is back on his feet after suffering an ankle knock. Hopefully he can run it off and will be OK for Saturday.

77 mins Substitution, West Ham Domingos Quina replaces Mark Noble.

79 mins Chicharito wins a free kick on the left wing for West Ham.

83 mins West Ham win a freekick in an attacking area

85 mins Bolton making a late charge to get a late goal

87 mins Nathan Holland is shown the yellow card for a foul.

88 mins Holland had a chance to make it 3-0 and game over but a good save by Howard

4 added minutes.

91 mins Chicharito wins a free kick on the left wing for the Hammers

92 mins Angelo Ogbonna right footed shot from outside the box is blocked

94 mins GOAL! West Ham 3 Bolton Wanderers 0. Arthur Masuakuleft footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assist by André Ayew. What a worldie! A stunning goal for his first goal for the Hammers

Full-time  West Ham win 3-0 at the London Stadium and on to the next round. Job done!

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About Sean Whetstone

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

2 comments on “Full time: West Ham 3 v Bolton 0

  1. Marko looked good some at teeing up today good on set pieces and missed some shots but his assists are welsomed. Glad Rice played and Sead. Holland and Quina got on. Not sure why put Chica on for Sahko. But moment of the match was Arthur Masuaku’s screamer….. He should def be our LWB with his pace power dribble needs to get better at defending but still young can learn these traits.
    But what a shot in case u missed it:

    Check out Arthur’s 25 yard Screamer:

  2. Confidence is building , JRS . Be happy . Three games without conceding is a nice injection to get us moving . Sakho was given his chance and did very well . Chicerito needed an appearance to build his confidence up . Out of position but , played . It was a Cup game which historically throws up the odd nasty kick in the teeth . We got through it where other teams didn’t , just be grateful . What I thought was a nice thing to see was a few youngsters getting a run out . We keep moaning ( and rightfully so ) at times but , the teams that went out of the EFL tonight are in worse nick than us . If Bilic can keep his instincts at bay and stick with a two or three up front we could be looking at a reasonable season .
    Let’s just get out there on Saturday and Peel them Spuds . Oh no ! It’s happened again .

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