Michail Antonio’s brace helped West Ham come from behind to beat Burnley 2-1 at Turf Moor on Monday night time.
The consequence ensures the Hammers stay three factors behind fourth-placed Chelsea with 4 video games to play.
David Moyes’ facet fell behind due to a 17th-minute Chris Wooden penalty after the Burnley striker had been fouled by Tomas Soucek contained in the field.
However they discovered themselves stage simply two minutes later when Antonio, who was making his first begin in 4 matches since recovering from a hamstring damage, headed in Vladimir Coufal’s cross.
And West Ham took the lead only a minute earlier than the half-hour mark as Antonio poked in Stated Benrahma’s cross.
The Hammers might have been additional forward when Benrahma, who terrorised Matt Lowton all through the competition, shot simply vast from close-range.
In an action-packed first-half, Matej Vydra would have introduced Burnley stage had Craig Dawson not been in the proper place to clear a lobbed effort off the road.
West Ham had been wasteful in quest of their third aim as Antonio picked the incorrect cross in a three-on-one state of affairs shortly after the restart.
And Antonio ought to have gotten his hat-trick within the 55th minute, however he one way or the other failed to show in Pablo Fornals’ wayward shot.
Possibilities for Burnley had been few and much between and so they missed a golden probability to equalise within the 64th minute.
The ball fell kindly to Josh Brownhill whose shot was saved by Lukasz Fabianski. Jay Rodriguez, who was introduced on simply three minutes beforehand, then had a rebound blocked by Coufal earlier than slicing a second shot vast with the aim at his mercy.
Antonio had one other alternative to place the sport to mattress, however positioned a shot vast of Nick Pope’s aim as West Ham held on for the three factors.