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by on March 17, 2019 Read Time: 1 minute, 56 seconds
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West Ham players celebrating victory

Substitute Javier Hernandez scored a late brace including a stoppage-time winner to help West Ham United beat Huddersfield Town 4-3 in a roller-coaster Premier League clash on Saturday.

The Mexico international, whose diving header had made it 3-3 with six minutes left, nodded the ball in again from Felipe Andersons cross to send the London Stadium crowd into raptures.

Javier played well in past games but he was maybe under pressure to score. Now hes come off the bench and scored two, West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini told the BBC.

I hate it when my team play bad. Winning or losing I want to play well. But winning is the important thing.

Winning 4-3 and scoring three in the last 10 minutes is good for the team and the fans, he said.

Defender Angelo Ogbonna had given the home side hope with a header from Aaron Cresswells corner after Huddersfield scored three goals in a league match for the first time this season.

The visitors got their goals through Karlan Grants double and a Juninho Bacuna strike.

Earlier, West Ham took the lead in the 15th minute through skipper Mark Noble who drilled his penalty past goalkeeper Jonas Lossl after midfielder Manuel Lanzini was brought down by teenager Aaron Rowe.

The visitors responded almost immediately with their first shot on target as an unmarked Bacuna rose well to meet fellow midfielder Aaron Mooys whipped corner with a powerful header.

Huddersfield went 2-1 up late in the first half with a well-worked free kick routine that led to Grant tucking in Chris Lowes low cross from the left.

Grants second was a powerful effort from distance in the second half.

A frustrated Grant explained how Huddersfield squandered the lead to lose their third match in a row.

Its a tough one to take, 3-1 up away from home we have to do better from there. Dont concede three when youre 3-1 up, its that simple.
Everyones gutted. I scored two, but we didnt walk away with three points, thats what hurts most.

We have to play for pride at the moment. Were in a tough place. We need to stick together and go again, he said.

Huddersfield have lost 16 of their last 18 league matches to sit bottom of the table with 14 points from 31 games. (Reuters/NAN)

Kenneth
Nice one
Odinaka Stanley Julius
Javier hernandez is really a good player. I miss his service at manutd