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West Ham United: Fans react to brilliant Andriy Yarmolenko performance

West Ham United: Fans react to brilliant Andriy Yarmolenko performance

Ukraine qualified for the Euros last night with a stunning 2-1 win over Portugal, and West Ham fans have hailed the star of the show. 

After Ukraine’s upset of Portugal, allowing them to qualify for the tournament next summer, a few Premier League stars were on show – but none of them stood out more than Andriy Yarmolenko.

The West Ham striker bagged a crucial second goal for his nation and it turned out to be just enough for the Ukrainians to hang on to the win. Indeed, it was his overall impact on the game that looked most impressive, with WhoScored noting the fact the 29-year-old took the most shots out of anyone in the home side and also had the third most touches.

Since returning, he has established himself as somewhat of a fan favourite at the London Stadium (noted by Garth Crooks), scoring three goals in six appearances already this season and looking like the only way is up – especially after a previous long injury absence.

Yarmolenko calmly slotted the ball past Rui Patricio after a brilliant cross from the left-hand side availed the entirety of Portugal’s backline.

Following a night to remember in Kiev, Yarmolenko has since been getting nothing but love from the Hammers crowd back home:

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