West Ham fans on Twitter rave about Pedro Obiang's Premier League debut

Upton Park

West Ham supporters identified Pedro Obiang as a huge positive from today's defeat to Leicester City.

West Ham United couldn't follow up last weekend's 2-0 win over Arsenal with another victory today, as they lost 2-1 at home to Leicester City.

The Foxes raced into a 2-0 lead before half time as goals from Shinji Okazaki and Riyad Mahrez put Claudio Ranieri's side in the ascendancy.

West Ham star Dimitri Payet did pull a goal back in the second half, but it wasn't enough to bring West Ham back into the game and earn a draw at Upton Park, with goalkeeper Adrian being sent off late into the game for a high boot having gone up for a corner.

One of the big talking points to come from the game was that teenager Reece Oxford was taken off at half time, with summer signing Pedro Obiang taking his place.

The Spaniard arrived from Sampdoria back in June, but has had a number of fitness problems over the summer. Today was his Premier League debut, and whilst he played just 45 minutes, fans were impressed with his performance.

Supporters took to Twitter after the game to laud Obiang's performance, suggesting that he was the biggest positive to come out of the defeat.

Here are some of the reactions from West Ham fans after Obiang impressed on his Premier League bow, with some suggesting that he was even better than last season's loan star Alex Song.

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