By no means change, Michail Antonio. West Ham’s hero grew to become a history-maker in the course of the 4-1 thrashing of ten-man Leicester – and celebrated in fashion.
Two late objectives within the rout means Antonio is now the Hammers’ high goalscorer of all-time within the Premier League, overtaking Paolo Di Canio with 49.
Just like the well-known Italian, Antonio is a personality and celebrated his first by grabbing a cardboard cut-out of himself on the sidelines, earlier than hoisting it aloft like a trophy.
His brace adopted objectives from Pablo Fornals and Mentioned Benrahma.
Youri Tielemans had given the guests very temporary hope by pulling it again to 2-1.
However the Foxes had been doomed from the second Ayoze Perez was despatched off for a surprising sort out on Fornals, which was duly punished following a VAR overview.
As if that wasn’t sufficient to beat, Caglar Soyuncu produced a shocking howler for the Hammers’ second, gifting the ball to Antonio within the field earlier than Benrahma was given a easy end.
The night time belonged to Antonio, although.
His first was the choose of the bunch, an excellent show of energy and a fierce end.
Then the 31-year-old confirmed nice willpower to poke house his group’s third, making it three objectives in two matches, going high of the goalscoring charts and sending the Hammers to the Premier League summit.
With one other four-goal present, it’s no surprise the West Ham devoted had been in positive voice, even brining out the ‘Oles’ in direction of the top towards Brendan Rodgers’ totally crushed guests.
A far cry from the final time the London Stadium was full in February 2020.