West Ham won on the lawn of Wolverhampton on Monday during the 30th day of the Premier League (2-3). A success driven by Jesse Lingard. The England striker, on loan from Manchester United, scored a sumptuous goal crossing the pitch. He has been England’s most decisive player for two months.
He is completely unleashed. By signing with West Ham at the end of January, Jesse Lingard found legs, inspiration and efficiency. A spectacular metamorphosis that the English striker confirmed in Wolverhampton’s lair on Monday, during the 30th day of the Premier League (2-3). The 28-year-old, on loan from Manchester United until the end of the season, was behind the Hammers’ victory at Molineux Stadium.
His solitary raid on the opening scoring is a small masterpiece. Starting from his own half, Lingard reviewed all the opposing defense to go and deceive Rui Patricio. From the 6th minute. In the process, the native of Warrington made a nice gesture at the corner point to bring the second goal of his team (14th). Before offering a new breakthrough to serve Jarrod Bowsen (38th). Three decisive actions that put his team on the rails for success. And confirmed his incredible form at the moment.
Six goals and three assists in eight games
Since arriving in the eastern suburbs of London, Lingard has scored 6 goals and delivered 3 assists in 8 appearances. Stats that make him the most decisive player in the Premier League for two months, according to Opta. Despite his recital, West Ham did not know how to be calm against Wolves, who reduced the score thanks to Leander Dendoncker (44th) and Fabio Silva (68th).
But this excitement did not ultimately prevent the Hammers from securing a precious victory in the race for the Champions League. A success that allows them to regain 4th place in the standings, with 1 point ahead of Chelsea and 2 points over Tottenham and Liverpool. Wolverhampton is 14th.