26 October 2019 18:37
Welcome to the Evening Standard's coverage of West Ham vs Sheffield United LIVE, with kick-off at 3pm BST today. Lys Mousset played the part of super sub as West Ham were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw against Sheffield United at the London Stadium. Robert Snodgrass slotted past Dean Henderson a minute before half time to give the Hammers the lead. But Mousset struck his second goal inside a week - having scored the winner against Arsenal on Monday - just six minutes after coming off the bench to salvage a deserved point for the visitors. Prediction: West Ham 2-2 Sheffield Utd - West Ham's recent wobble will offer the Blades hope of another big result away from Bramall Lane, but the Hammers are under pressure to pick up a win.
FULL TIME FULL TIME | West Ham 1-1 Sheffield United The two sides share the spoils after Mousset rescues a draw for the Blades following Snodgrass' early strike. Photo: Reuters 90+3 mins: Appeals for handball against Sharp from Lanzini but it looked accidental if anything. YELLOW CARD 90+2 mins: Stevens is happy to take the booking for a cynical foul on Haller. Advertisement 90+1 mins: Yarmolenko close! The Ukrainian has been lively today and he nearly gets a late winner for West Ham, curling just wide from 20 yards out.
A bit more creativity for West Ham? ES COVERAGE Giuseppe Muro at the London Stadium "Such a soft goal to concede from West Ham's point of view. The shot from Lys Mousset was right in the corner but there wasn't much power behind the shot and I think Roberto has to be doing better. West Ham had looked in control but Sheffield United since they can turn this around now." Advertisement 73 mins: Cresswell should score! GOAL 69 mins: He's done it again!
SUBS 63 mins: Lys Mousset scored the winner against Arsenal. Advertisement YELLOW CARD 62 mins: Baldock fires wide! Photo: Reuters 60 mins: An hour gone and this really could go either way. West Ham aren't controlling possession in the way that Pellegrini would like and when they do break forward on the counter, they've not been clinical. Then West Ham race up the other end and Felipe Anderson should have scored." Advertisement 56 mins: Anderson denied! Now it's West Ham who go close. SUBS 55 mins: Billy Sharp is on for Robinson as the Blades chase an equaliser. Can't see the West Ham vs Sheffield Utd LIVE: Premier League 2019/20 commentary blog? West Ham: Roberto, Zabaleta, Diop, Balbuena, Cresswell, Rice, Yarmolenko, Noble, Snodgrass, Felipe Anderson, Haller Sheff Utd: Henderson, Basham, Egan, O'Connell, Baldock, Lundstram, Norwood, Fleck, Stevens, McGoldrick, Robinson This will be the 88th meeting between these two sides - Sheffield United have the better record of the two having picked up 37 wins along the way. SHEFFIELD UNITED head to the capital to take on West Ham in a crunch Premier League fixture. With plenty of recent history between the two sides it's set to be a cracking game as the Hammers look for their first Premier League win in three matches. West Ham XI: Roberto, Zabaleta, Balbuena, Diop, Cresswell, Rice, Noble, Snodgrass, Yarmolenko, Anderson, Haller Sheffield United XI: Henderson, Basham, Egan, O'Connell, Baldock, Lundstram, Norwood, Fleck, Stevens, McGoldrick, Robinson Welcome to football.london's live coverage as West Ham United host Sheffield United at the London Stadium in the Premier League. Chris Wilder's side sit two places above the Hammers with a slightly better goal difference. Manuel Pellegrini's team, on the other hand, are now four games without a win in all competitions, with their last victory coming against Manchester United in the league. We'll bring you all the build-up, confirmed team news and updates of the game right here so don't go anywhere. Sheffield United have enjoyed a brilliant start to the season and a win over bitter rivals West Ham this weekend – live on talkSPORT 2 – will make their Premier League return all the more sweet. AFP 2 West Ham and Sheffield United share an unlikely rivalry The last time the Blades were in the Premier League, Argentine duo Javier Mascherano and Carlos Tevez helped keep the Hammers in the English top flight at the Yorkshire club's expense – and this sparked outrage amongst the Bramall Lane faithful. West Ham were found guilty of infringing Premier League rules B13 and U18, the latter applying to the action of third party ownership following the sensational and unlikely arrivals of the two players. Partizan Belgrade vs Manchester United (Thursday, 5:55pm) – talkSPORT 2 Sheffield Wednesday vs Leeds (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2 West Ham vs Sheffield United (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2 The brilliant forward popped up to score the winner against Manchester United at Old Trafford on the final day of the season – which followed a period where he had scored crucial goals against Blackburn and Bolton. Tevez had sent Sheffield United down to the Championship, remarkably playing a part in 55 per cent of the Hammers' goals in the final five games. Getty Images 2 Sean Bean got involved in trying to get Sheffield United reinstated to the Premier League By no means has this controversy been forgotten – and by all accounts we look set for a tasty encounter on Saturday afternoon – live on talkSPORT 2. Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT as we bring you THREE live Premier League commentaries across our network, including West Ham vs Sheffield United on talkSPORT 2 at 3pm Brighton vs Everton recap Relive the action and watch free match highlights as Lucas Digne's late own goal handed Brighton a 3-2 win against Everton.