West Ham United 3 – 0 Stoke City

West Ham United v Stoke City – Premier League

West Ham hauled themselves out of the Premier League drop zone as Stoke pressed the self-destruct button at Upton Park.The Hammers made it back-to-back league wins for the first time in more than a year to stay on course to complete a great escape from relegation.

Demba Ba was gifted his fourth goal in just five appearances after a calamitous Stoke mix-up, the recalled Manuel da Costa made it 2-0 and Thomas Hitzlsperger smashed in a late third to inflict a club record sixth straight away league defeat on the visitors.

The game was the first of back-to-back meetings between the two sides, who are also set to clash for the fourth time this season in the FA Cup quarter-finals a week on Sunday. Read more of this post


Premier League 2010/11 Fixtures/Results – this month

Monday, November 1, 2010
Status Home Score Away VENUE (ATT.)
FT Blackpool 2 – 1 West Bromwich Albion Bloomfield Road (15,210)
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Status Home Score Away VENUE (ATT.)
FT Bolton Wanderers 4 – 2 Tottenham Hotspur Reebok Stadium (20,255)
FT Birmingham 2 – 2 West Ham United St Andrews Stadium (26,474)
FT Blackburn Rovers 2 – 1 Wigan Athletic Ewood Park (24,413)
FT Blackpool 2 – 2 Everton Bloomfield Road (16,094)
FT Fulham 1 – 1 Aston Villa Craven Cottage (23,654)
FT Manchester United 2 – 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers Old Trafford (75,285)
FT Sunderland 2 – 0 Stoke City Stadium of Light (36,541)
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