FT: West Ham 2 QPR 0

Date published: Thursday 1st January 1970 12:00

90+3
Full-time whislte blows – Hammers climb seventh while Rangers remain rock-bottom.
90
Three minutes of injury time to be played.
89
Sakho is named man of the match.
85
Downing picks out Nolan in the box 12 yards out but his side-footed shot is straight at Green
83
Hammers take off Valencia and send on Jarvis.
83
Cresswell sticks out a leg, trips Taarabt and picks up a booking.
82
Mutch’s long-range dipping effort lands in Adrian’s hands.
78
Taarabt finds some space before unleashing a powerful shot which drifts wide of the right-hand upright.
9
Mutch replaces Kranjcar for Rangers
75
Nolan replaces Zarate for the Hammers.
74
Fine tackle from Onuoha on the edge of the box robs Valencia of possession.
71
Tomkins meets a corner with a header but it lacks power and an easy catch for Green.
68
Kranjcar’s bouncing set-piece is pushed wide by the QPR keeper.
68
Song brings down Kranjcar and concedes a free-kick 30 yards out.
67
Taarabt replaces Sandro for QPR.
65
Onuoha fires over the crossbar from the edge of the box.
62
Ferdinand is caught out by Sakho but Green catches the West Ham man’s cross.
61
Valencia puts the ball in the back of the net but the flag is already up as he was less than 10 yards away for Green’s goalkick.
59
Tomkins hooks the ball back across the face of goal and Sakho heads home from just over a yard out.
55
Amalfitano’s long-ball into the box lands safely in Rob Green’s hands.
53
Downing sends a long ball upfield but Valencia is caught offside.
50
Zamora stumbles and is unable to keep the ball in play to the delight of the home fans.
48
Tomkins is booked for a foul on former Hammer Zamora.
47
Great ball into the box by Amalfitano is cleared by Caulker
47
Zamora delivers a cross in the box after being picked out by Fer’s pass but Austin pokes wide of the near post while under pressure.
46
Second half underway at Upton Park.
46
Players back out on the pitch following the break – Zamora replaces Hoilett for Rangers.
45+2
Whistle blows for half-time at Upton Park.
45
Valencia returns after treatment on the touchlines – two minutes of injury time to be played
44
Play is held up while Valencia receives treatment on a leg injury
40
Traore’s ball into the box is cleared with a firm header by Tomkins
36
Austin sends a cross towards the far post looking for Kranjcar but the Croatian is too far away.
34
Traore escapes with a ticking off after clattering into the back of Valencia with a late challenge.
33
Valencia is caught offside after Ferdinand springs the offside trap.
32
Zarate does well to get a cross in the box but which clears Valencia’s head but earns a corner for the Hammers.
31
Shot from Cresswell is blocked in the box before Sandro eventually clears for Rangers.
29
Valencia heads wide of the target at the far post following a corner.
23
Austin bursts into the box after a nutmeg on Tomkins but his shot is straight at West Ham’s keeper Adri├ín
19
Amalfitano sends a long ball in the direction of Sakho but Ferdinand intercepts at the expense of a corner which is cleared.
14
Sandro is booked for a foul on Sakho.
11
Rangers are gifted their first corner of the game by a mistake from Song; Tomkins heads clear the set-piece.
8
Replays show Valencia handled the ball during the corner before Onuoha’s own-goal.
5
Downing’s corner is turned into his own net by Onuoha while under pressure from Sakho. Hand-ball appeals by QPR keeper Green are waved away.
3
Amalfitano charges down the right-hand flank but his runs is halted by Ferdinand.
1
First half underway..
Players have filed out of the tunnel and are ready for the re-arranged 4.20 kick-off at Upton Park.
Kick-off at Upton Park has been delayed by five minutes due to the Chelsea v Arsenal kicking-off late.
Welcome to our minute-by-minute commentary of West Ham’s Premier League clash against QPR from Upton Park.

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