How West Ham fans reacted to Dimitri Payet's performance versus Werder Bremen

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Dimitri Payet was the star for West Ham as they fell to a 2-1 defeat to Werder Bremen.

Werder Bremen came from a goal down to secure a 2-1 win over West Ham United in a pre-season friendly at Upton Park on Saturday afternoon.

Hammers newboy Dimitri Payet was at the heart of the action from the go. He has been a revelation for the club since joining from Marseille this summer and he excelled again, despite defeat.

The Frenchman ran the game, going close twice in the opening exchanges, first with a free kick that deflected wide off the top of the wall and then with a well-saved shot. 

He then played an integral role as the hosts grabbed the lead on 19 minutes, picking up ball on the right side before delivering a low cross, from which teammate Diafra Sakho hooked in a volley.

However, it took the German outfit less than minute to level the scores as Anthony Ujah caught out Adrian with a driven effort from the edge of the box, with the ball going between the keeper's legs on its path to the back of the net.

Payet continued to pose a threat as the Hammers looked to regain the advantage, but he was unable to craft a killer opportunity. 

Instead, it was Bremen who took the lead just after the half-hour mark, with Ujah slipping by James Tomkins, before drilling the ball into the far corner from the edge of the box to secure a victory for the visitors.

Payet was then removed at the mid-way point, prior to a half of very few chances from either side. 

Here is how Twitter reacted to the Frenchman's cameo.

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