While West Ham earned their first points of the 2020/21 Premier League season with a comprehensive 4-0 drubbing of Wolves last night, some Irons fans were displeased with one aspect from the win.
The Hammers’ third goal of the night saw Tomas Soucek‘s header from an Aaron Cresswell delivery taking a deflection off the shoulder of Raul Jimenez on its way into the net, with the Wolves striker being officially credited with an own goal.
Should West Ham's third goal against Wolves be credited to Tomas Soucek?
Soucek has duly been made to wait for his first goal of the season and his first since joining West Ham permanently, having netted three times in their post-lockdown fixtures towards the end of 2019/20 when he was on loan from Slavia Prague.
After the match, the 25-year-old took to Twitter (via @tomassoucek28) to express his delight over the result and the performance as his team gave their league campaign an emphatic kickstart.
However, these Irons fans on social media firmly believe that the Czech Republic international should be credited with the goal that was instead awarded against Jimenez:
Contest that decision Tomas, that was your goal!
— Saigon Metalhood Documentary (@saigonmetalhood) September 27, 2020
Robbed of your goal today⚒
— Jamie Gillett (@JamieGillett4) September 28, 2020
— ethan (follow limit) (@WhuEthan) September 27, 2020
I can’t believe they took that goal away from you. You deserved the strike for the way you played today.
— ⚒️Returnofthequiff⚒️🏴🇬🇧 (@Returnofthequi1) September 27, 2020
Brilliant game. That goal was yours. We all know it.
— LenaStarrWHU⚒ (@LenaWHU) September 27, 2020
They keep trying to nick them off you but it’s your goal all the way.
— Al Bundy (@AlBundyGSBOUT) September 27, 2020
Can’t believe your goal has been taken away !
— Martin Jessop (@ThatchamIron) September 27, 2020
That should be counted as your goal Tomas! Very well played keep it up #COYI
— J (@j1mrphy) September 27, 2020
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