'Lost to a Pokemon': Fans react on Twitter to West Ham's Europa League defeat

West Ham players dejected after the game

West Ham United were humbled 2-1 by Slovenian minnows NK Domzale in the Europa League on Thursday night.

Players of West Ham and Domzale line up before the gamePlayers of West Ham and Domzale line up before the game

Slaven Bilic's side put in an abject performance in what was their first competitive game of the season and were lucky the deficit was not even worse.

Bilic was actually banned from the touchline following his dismissal at the same stage of the competition last year against FC Astra.

West Ham's Mark Noble scores their first goal with a penaltyWest Ham's Mark Noble scores their first goal with a penalty

The Hammers went 1-0 down on 10 minutes when the referee adjudged Havard Nordtveit had handled in the box and awarded a penalty which Crnic converted.

Mark Noble restored parity from the penalty spot but West Ham went on to concede in the second half as Crnic struck again.

NK Domzale's Gaber Dobrovoljc in action with West Ham's Andy Carroll and AdrianNK Domzale's Gaber Dobrovoljc in action with West Ham's Andy Carroll and Adrian

They failed to threaten the Domzale goal at all and could have lost by more.

As it stands it is all to play for in the second leg - which is also the first ever game at the club's new 60,000 seater Olympic Stadium home.

West Ham's Andy Carroll reactsWest Ham's Andy Carroll reacts

Here's how fans of West Ham, and some of their rival clubs, reacted to the performance and result on Twitter.

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