As West Ham United suffer a blow in their pursuit of European football next season, losing 3-2 away to Newcastle United this afternoon, many Irons slammed youngster Ben Johnson despite his impressive numbers today.
According to SofaScore, he was the highest rated player on the pitch with an 8.0/10 – but Hammers supporters weren’t impressed with his overall showing and his role in Joe Willock’s late winner for Newcastle.
David Moyes’ side would have hoped for victory when they brought it back to 2-2 at St. James’ Park but the relegation battling Magpies instead picked up a vital win for their season.
Johnson appeared to contribute well to proceedings, evident by his wonderful clearance off the line late on – but he was also the culprit for losing Willock in the area for Newcastle’s late and final goal.
As a result, many Irons supporters were not happy, with SofaScore also revealing he lost possession around 17 times despite his high rating.
Find all of their verdicts on Johnson’s afternoon down below.
West Ham fans slam Johnson
“Ben Johnson has been out of his depth today! Shocking!”
“Ben Johnson again. Not good enough to play at this level.”
“I never wanna see Ben Johnson play for West Ham again, what a terrible footballer he is”
“Why is Ben Johnson still on the pitch? He is terrible”
“I’ve seen enough of Ben Johnson in a West Ham shirt now to realise he’s nowhere near good enough”
“Ben Johnson should never pull on a West Ham shirt again. Nowhere near the level needed.”
“Ben Johnson the reason we lose today”
“Ben Johnson is simply not good enough, great block though”
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