West Ham finally picked up their first points of the season with a well-deserved 3-1 away win against Everton yesterday.

It was the joyous day everyone connected with the club needed, but there was one possible sour note. Lucas Perez was called upon to replace Marko Arnautovic but was not ready to come on. Michail Antonio came on instead.

Manuel Pellegrini was at pains to point out that it wasn’t a big issue, and that should be the end of that.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 16: Robert Snodgrass of West Ham United and Bernard of Eveton during the Premier League match between Everton FC and West Ham United at Goodison Park on September 16, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

Perez’s reaction may not have pleased some fans, but another player was spotted doing something the supporters loved.

Robert Snodgrass – who came in for criticism from the board last season – was straight on his feet, offering to warm up and do his bit for the team.

That contrasted with Perez’s approach, and it didn’t go unnoticed by the supporters. We’ve taken a closer look as some of them hail the Scotsman’s attitude…



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