Football news – West Ham comeback win deepens Fulham’s relegation fears

Football news - West Ham comeback win deepens Fulham’s relegation fears

Premier League – London Stadium – West Ham 3 (Hernandez 29, Diop 40, Antonio 30+1) Fulham 1 (Babel 3)

Fulham remain eight points from safety in the Premier League after West Ham secured a comeback win at the London Stadium on Friday night.

Ryan Babel’s first Premier League goal in 3000 days handed Fulham the perfect start before Javier Hernandez scored a controversial equaliser after handling the ball in from a corner.

Issa Diop headed in from another corner to give West Ham the lead, while Michail Antonio then struck in second-half injury time to help the Hammers move up to ninth in the table.

Fulham remain 19th, while 17th-placed Cardiff also suffered defeat on Friday, losing 5-1 at home to Watford.

Full report to follow

Issa Diop of West Ham United celebrate with Angelo Ogbonna of West Ham United after score 1st goal during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Fulham FC at London StadiumGetty Images

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