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West Ham fans react as Robert Snodgrass shines against Wimbledon
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West Ham fans react as Robert Snodgrass shines against Wimbledon

Some West Ham fans have reacted to Robert Snodgrass’ performance against Wimbledon on Tuesday night.

The Hammers took on their League One opponents in the second round of the Carabao Cup.

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Manuel Pellegrini recorded his first win of the new season, after three straight Premier League defeats.

The game finished 3-1 to the visitors at Kingsmeadow, with goals coming from Issa Diop, Angelo Ogbonna and Javier Hernandez.

The Irons avoided potential embarrassment on the night after the Dons went ahead in the first minute.

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Joe Piggott headed Wimbledon in front inside two minutes, but the hosts then had Rod McDonald sent off.

That proved decisive, and West Ham were able to turn things around in the second half.

An indifferent day at the office

Despite the two-goal margin, it was not a comfortable game for West Ham.

Around half of the team put in good performances, but some players were ineffectual or off the pace.

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It was hugely important for Pellegrini to get his first win, especially after going behind in the game.

Hopefully this will now be the catalyst for West Ham to improve in the Premier League.

Robert Snodgrass shines again

Among some of the better performers on the night was Robert Snodgrass.

The 30-year-old was tireless with his work rate and also provided an assist for Ogbonna’s goal.

The Scotland international came in for a great deal of praise online after the game for his selfless display, and is rapidly proving that Pellegrini was right not to have sanctioned his sale or loan this summer.

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There had been some speculation that the former Hull and Norwich winger was going to rejoin Aston Villa.

Last season Snodgrass was loaned out to the Midlands club and impressed at Villa Park and endeared himself to the fans.


In the eyes of many Snodgrass was West Ham’s best player in a tough match against lower league opposition, and that was reflected in some of the kind comments he received after the game: