West Ham 1-1 Stoke; last-gasp Arnautovic equaliser salvages point for Hughes' men

West Ham United 1 - 1 Stoke City

  • 7" Aaron Cresswell
  • 95" Marko Arnautovic

Ref: Roger East
Attendance: 34,946

Upton Park

West Ham were denied a win over Stoke City with a dramatic late equaliser.

West Ham United remain with just two wins to their name in 2015 after conceding a last-gasp equaliser against Stoke City this afternoon.

Hammers boss Sam Allardyce is under intense pressure after a torrid run of form in recent months, and his cause hasn't been helped today.

West Ham did take the lead early on though, with left back Aaron Cresswell curling home a sublime free kick inside the first ten minutes to hand the Hammers the lead.

From that point on though, Stoke were in the ascendancy, with Mame Biram Diouf hitting the post, whilst Marko Arnautovic twice had the ball in the net - only for both to be disallowed.

With 65% of possession and 18 shots on goal, Mark Hughes' men dominated the game, but left it late to claim a share of the spoils.

Austrian international Arnautovic found it was a case of third time lucky as he grabbed a 95th minute equaliser to send the Upton Park faithful home frustrated again.

The result means both teams are locked on 43 points in mid-table, with West Ham ninth and Stoke in tenth place in the Premier League table.

Statistics

West Ham United

Stoke City

Possession

35.3%
64.7%

Shots on target

Total shots

Team Lineups

West Ham United

  • Adrián
  • Winston Reid
  • Aaron Cresswell
  • Carl Jenkinson
  • James Collins
  • Alexandre Song
  • Cheikhou Kouyaté
  • Stewart Downing
  • Mark Noble
  • Diafra Sakho
  • Enner Valencia

Substitutes

  • Joey O'Brien
  • Nenê
  • Morgan Amalfitano
  • Jussi Jääskeläinen
  • Kevin Nolan
  • Carlton Cole
  • Matthew Jarvis

Stoke City

  • Asmir Begovic
  • Philipp Wollscheid
  • Geoff Cameron
  • Marc Wilson
  • Ryan Shawcross
  • Marko Arnautovic
  • Steven N'Zonzi
  • Glenn Whelan
  • Charlie Adam
  • Victor Moses
  • Jonathan Walters

Substitutes

  • Phil Bardsley
  • Peter Crouch
  • Erik Pieters
  • Jack Butland
  • Stephen Ireland
  • Steve Sidwell
  • Mame Biram Diouf

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