West Ham continue their excellent performance in the Premier League since the beginning of the season, after beating Wolverhampton 3: 2 as a guest and thus re-entering the places eligible to participate in the Champions League in the next campaign. The Hammers led by three goals just before the end of the first half with goals from Jesse Lingard, Pablo Fornals and Jared Bowen. However, the Wolves managed to return to the match with goals from Leander Dendonker and Fabio Silva. However, their strength was not enough for anything more and so the guests congratulated themselves on the success.
The Londoners started the match in an excellent way and took the lead in the sixth minute. After an incredible solo break, Jesse Lingard found himself in the penalty area and shot in the bottom right corner, thus leaving no chances for Rui Patricio. In the 14th minute, the Hammers were already leading 2-0 thanks to a goal by Pablo Fornals. He took advantage of an excellent pass from Masuaku and outscored the home guard.
In the 38th minute the guests scored a third goal. Jesse Lingard found excellent Jarad Bowen in the penalty area and the striker with an accurate shot in the left corner of the door scored for 3-0. However, the joy of the West Ham players lasted for a short time, after the Wolves returned a goal in the 44th minute. It was the work of Leander Dendonker. He took advantage of a very good cross by Adama Traore and headed the ball into the net of Sofia.
After the break, the guests slowed down and allowed Wolverhampton to play more with the ball. This gave a result and in the 68th minute the "wolves" returned another goal. Pedro Neto passed to the uncovered Fabio Silva, who with a powerful shot in the lower left corner scored for 3: 2. The Wolves tried to reach an equalizer, but David Moyes' players defended well and congratulated themselves on the victory.
After their success, West Ham climbed to fourth place in the standings with 52 points - four from third-placed Leicester, and one ahead of fifth-placed Chelsea. Wolverhampton are 14th with 35.