Sonny Perkins and Thierry Nevers really stood out for Mark Robson's West Ham under-23 side last night

West Ham fans react on Twitter to 'sublime' Thierry Nevers skill and 'unbelievable' Sonny Perkins goal

Sonny Perkins and Thierry Nevers worked in tandem to produce an unbelievable goal for the West Ham under-23 side last night.

The Hammers youngsters actually lost at home to Leicester City under-23s.

West Ham are now one point behind Premier League 2 leaders Manchester City but Mark Robson’s men do have a game in hand.

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The under-23s have produced numerous brilliant performances this season with the likes of Armstrong Okoflex, Aji Alese, Harrison Ashby and Jamal Baptiste earning rave reviews.

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It was Sonny Perkins and Thierry Nevers who stood out for the U-23s last night, however.

Sonny Perkins and Thierry Nevers lauded by West Ham fans

The Hammers welcomed Leicester’s youngsters to Chadwell Heath for the Premier League 2 clash last night.

Unfortunately the result didn’t go our way.

There was a real moment to savour inside the first-half, however.

With Leicester leading 1-0, two West Ham youngsters produced a moment of magic to get their side back in the tie.

Nevers, 19, received the ball on the half turn inside his own half and sent the Leicester defender for a hot dog. It was incredible skill and then he display electric pace to get away from his man.

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The former Reading youngster then demonstrated impeccable composure and found Perkins with a perfectly weighted pass.

The 17-year-old West Ham striker did the rest. His first touch was on point. He shimmied to the right and displayed superb technique before smashing the ball into the top left hand corner.

David Moyes must be incredibly excited about the sheer amount of young talent coming through the ranks at the London Stadium.

The future certainly seems very bright indeed for the Hammers.

Some West Ham fans took to Twitter in reaction to Nevers’ incredible skill and Perkins’ superb finish for the under-23s last night…

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