West Ham United fans have been delighted on Twitter, following news that their Under-23 side stuffed Arsenal Under-23’s 6-1 in the Premier League 2 [West Ham United Official].
In what was an absolute mauling in East London, senior figures such as Andriy Yarmolenko, Arthur Masuaku and Manuel Lanzini all featured in the young Irons’ starting line-up against the Gunners, with each of the trio working back towards fitness after international duty or injuries.
Armstrong Oko-Flex netted a hat-trick for the Hammers’ second string, whilst Mipo Odubeko, Conor Coventry and Thierry Nevers also got on the scoresheet in a night which will provide much encouragement to the London Stadium faithful [West Ham FC Official].
Should West Ham call up some Under-23 men to the first-team?
Now, they will turn their attention to their next game away to Brighton & Hove Albion on Friday.
In light of the news of their academy’s impressive work, no wonder loads of West Ham diehards took to social media to hail the result.
West Ham United fans react:
Replying to the official West Ham United Twitter account, here is what some fans had to say about the score:
“Great result we smashed Arsenal all over the pitch . We had some big players in that game too .”
“Top of the league. Irons”
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