2020–21 West Ham United F.C. season

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West Ham United
2020–21 season
Co-chairmenDavid Sullivan and David Gold
ManagerDavid Moyes
StadiumLondon Stadium
Premier League8th
FA CupThird round
EFL CupFourth round
(knocked out by Everton)
Top goalscorerLeague: Michail Antonio &
Jarrod Bowen (3)

All: Sébastien Haller (6)
2021–22 →

The 2020–21 season is the 126th season in existence of West Ham United Football Club and the club's ninth consecutive season in the top flight of English football. In addition to the domestic league, West Ham United will participate in this season's edition of the FA Cup, and reached the fourth round of the EFL Cup.

Transfers[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Team Ref.
1 July 2020 CB Northern Ireland Michael Forbes Northern Ireland Dungannon Swifts Undisclosed Academy [1]
17 July 2020 MF Bermuda Remy Coddington England Bournemouth Undisclosed Academy [2]
24 July 2020 DM Czech Republic Tomáš Souček Czech Republic Slavia Prague £15,000,000 First team [3]
2 September 2020 CM England Ossama Ashley England AFC Wimbledon Free transfer Academy [4]
2 October 2020 RB Czech Republic Vladimír Coufal Czech Republic Slavia Prague £5,000,000 First team [5]

Loans in[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name From Date until Team Ref.
12 October 2020 CB England Craig Dawson England Watford End of season First team [6]
16 October 2020 LW Algeria Saïd Benrahma England Brentford End of season First team [7]

Loans out[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name To Date until Team Ref.
3 September 2020 RW England Dan Kemp England Blackpool End of season Under-23s [8]
6 October 2020 CB England Tunji Akinola England Leyton Orient End of season Under-23s [9]
6 October 2020 FW Portugal Xande Silva Greece Aris Thessaloniki End of Season Under-23s [10]
6 October 2020 AM Brazil Felipe Anderson Portugal Porto End of season First team [11]

Transfers out[edit]

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Team Ref.
1 July 2020 RB England Jeremy Ngakia England Watford Free transfer First team [12][13]
1 July 2020 DM Colombia Carlos Sánchez Free agent Released First team [12]
1 July 2020 RB Argentina Pablo Zabaleta Retired First team [12]
30 July 2020 DM England Jake Giddings England Crystal Palace Free transfer Academy [14]
4 August 2020 CM Slovakia Sebastian Nebyla Slovakia Dunajska Streda Undisclosed Academy [15]
13 August 2020 CF Switzerland Albian Ajeti Scotland Celtic £5,000,000 First team [16]
19 August 2020 CF England Veron Parkes Netherlands Fortuna Sittard Free transfer Academy [17]
24 August 2020 CF England Jordan Hugill England Norwich City Undisclosed First team [18]
28 August 2020 GK Spain Roberto Spain Valladolid Free transfer First team [19]
2 September 2020 LW England Benicio Boaitey Portugal Porto Undisclosed Academy [20]
19 September 2020 LB England Reece Hannam England Crystal Palace Free transfer Academy [21]
4 September 2020 LW England Grady Diangana England West Bromwich Albion Undisclosed First team [22]

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

In March 2020, West Ham announced their participation in a July 2020 tournament, the EVA Air Queensland Champions Cup, in Queensland, Australia alongside Brisbane Roar and Crystal Palace.[23] Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the tour was cancelled.[24]

25 August 2020 FriendlyIpswich Town1–4West Ham UnitedIpswich
14:00 Sears Goal 62' Report Haller Goal 45'60'64'
Souček Goal 63'
Stadium: Portman Road
Attendance: 0
25 August 2020 FriendlyWycombe Wanderers1–5West Ham UnitedHigh Wycombe
14:00 Samuel Goal 31' Report Masuaku Goal 8'
Charles Goal 29' (o.g.)
Lanzini Goal 35'
Bowen Goal 42'59'
Stadium: Adams Park
Attendance: 0
29 August 2020 FriendlyWest Ham United2–1BrentfordStratford, London
14:00 Yarmolenko Goal 5'
Souček Goal 61'
Report Forss Goal 32' Stadium: London Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Stuart Attwell
5 September 2020 Betway CupWest Ham United3–5BournemouthStratford, London
15:00 Bowen Goal 38'42'
Felipe Anderson Goal 84'
Report Danjuma Goal 5'
Solanke Goal 17'
Gosling Goal 57'
Smith Goal 62'
Anthony Goal 67'
Stadium: London Stadium
Attendance: 0

Competitions[edit]

Overview[edit]

Competition First match Last match Starting round Record
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
Premier League 12 September 2020 May 2021 Matchday 1 9 4 2 3 15 10 +5 044.44
FA Cup 2021 Third round 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 !
EFL Cup 15 September 2020 30 September 2020 Second round 3 2 0 1 9 5 +4 066.67
Total 12 6 2 4 24 15 +9 050.00

Last updated: 22 November 2020

Source: Competitions

Premier League[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
6 Everton 9 5 1 3 19 16 +3 16
7 Aston Villa 8 5 0 3 19 11 +8 15
8 West Ham United 9 4 2 3 15 10 +5 14
9 Wolverhampton Wanderers 9 4 2 3 9 10 −1 14
10 Manchester United 8 4 1 3 13 14 −1 13
Updated to match(es) played on 23 November 2020. Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) If the champions, relegated teams or qualified teams for UEFA competitions cannot be determined by rules 1 to 3, rules 4.1 to 4.3 are applied – 4.1) Points gained in head to head record between such teams; 4.2) Away goals scored in head to head record between such teams; 4.3) Play-offs[25]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
9 4 2 3 15 10  +5 14 2 1 1 6 3  +3 2 1 2 9 7  +2

Last updated: 22 November 2020.
Source:[citation needed]

Results by matchday[edit]

Matchday1234567891011121314151617
GroundHAHAAHAHAHHAHAHAA
ResultLLWWDDLWW
Position14161110101214128
Updated to match(es) played on 22 November 2020. Source:[citation needed]
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

The 2020/21 season fixtures were released on 20 August.[26]

12 September 2020 1West Ham United0–2Newcastle UnitedStratford
20:00 BST Fredericks Yellow card 54'
Yarmolenko Yellow card 70'
Report Hayden Yellow card 13'
Wilson Goal 56'
Manquillo Yellow card 68'
Hendrick Goal 87'
Stadium: London Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Stuart Attwell
19 September 2020 2Arsenal2–1West Ham UnitedLondon
20:00 BST Lacazette Goal 25'
Nketiah Goal 86'
Report Fredericks Yellow card 40'
Antonio Goal 45'
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Michael Oliver
27 September 2020 3West Ham United4–0Wolverhampton WanderersStratford
19:00 BST Bowen Goal 17'57'
Jiménez Goal 66' (o.g.)
Haller Goal 90+3'
Report Coady Yellow card 51' Stadium: London Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Martin Atkinson
4 October 2020 4Leicester City0–3West Ham UnitedLeicester
12:00 BST
Report
Stadium: King Power Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Andrew Madley
18 October 2020 5Tottenham Hotspur3–3West Ham UnitedTottenham
16:30 BST
Report
Stadium: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Paul Tierney
24 October 2020 6West Ham United1–1Manchester CityStratford
12:30 BST
Report
Stadium: London Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Anthony Taylor
31 October 2020 7Liverpool2–1West Ham UnitedLiverpool
17:30 GMT
Report
Stadium: Anfield
Attendance: 0
Referee: Kevin Friend
7 November 2020 8West Ham United1–0FulhamStratford
20:00 GMT
Report
Stadium: London Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Robert Jones
22 November 2020 9Sheffield United0–1West Ham UnitedSheffield
14:00 GMT Report
Stadium: Bramall Lane
Attendance: 0
Referee: Martin Atkinson
30 November 2020 10West Ham UnitedvAston VillaStratford
20:00 GMT Stadium: London Stadium
December 2020 11West Ham UnitedvManchester UnitedStratford
Stadium: London Stadium
December 2020 12Leeds UnitedvWest Ham UnitedLeeds
Stadium: Elland Road
December 2020 13West Ham UnitedvCrystal PalaceStratford
Stadium: London Stadium
December 2020 14ChelseavWest Ham UnitedFulham
Stadium: Stamford Bridge
December 2020 15West Ham UnitedvBrighton & Hove AlbionStratford
Stadium: London Stadium
December 2020 16SouthamptonvWest Ham UnitedSouthampton
Stadium: St Mary's Stadium
February 2021 (2021-02) 17EvertonvWest Ham UnitedMerseyside
Stadium: Goodison Park

FA Cup[edit]

v

EFL Cup[edit]

The draw for both the second and third round were confirmed on September 6, live on Sky Sports by Phil Babb.[27] The fourth round draw was conducted on 17 September 2020 by Laura Woods and Lee Hendrie live on Sky Sports.[28]

22 September 2020 Third roundWest Ham United5–1Hull CityStratford
19:30 BST Snodgrass Goal 18'
Haller Goal 45'90+1'
Yarmolenko Goal 56' (pen.)90+2'
Report McLoughlin Yellow card 55'
Honeyman Yellow card 59'
Fleming Yellow card 65'
Wilks Goal 70'
Stadium: London Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Simon Hooper
30 September 2020 Fourth roundEverton4–1West Ham UnitedLiverpool
19:45 BST
Report
Stadium: Goodison Park
Attendance: 0
Referee: Darren England

Statistics[edit]

  • Correct as of 22nd November 2020

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK Poland Łukasz Fabiański 9 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
35 GK Republic of Ireland Darren Randolph 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Defenders
3 DF England Aaron Cresswell 10 0 9 0 0 0 1 0
4 DF Paraguay Fabián Balbuena 10 1 7 1 0 0 3 0
5 DF Czech Republic Vladimír Coufal 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
15 DF England Craig Dawson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 DF Italy Angelo Ogbonna 9 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
23 DF France Issa Diop 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
24 DF England Ryan Fredericks 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
26 DF Democratic Republic of the Congo Arthur Masuaku 9 0 8 0 0 0 1 0
31 DF England Ben Johnson 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
42 DF England Ajibola Alese 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
50 DF Scotland Harrison Ashby 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
56 DF England Emmanuel Longelo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Midfielders
11 MF Scotland Robert Snodgrass 4 2 1 0 0 0 3 2
16 MF England Mark Noble 5 0 4 0 0 0 1 0
18 MF Spain Pablo Fornals 9 2 9 2 0 0 0 0
28 MF Czech Republic Tomáš Souček 9 1 9 1 0 0 0 0
41 MF England Declan Rice 10 0 9 0 0 0 1 0
54 MF Republic of Ireland Conor Coventry 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Forwards
7 FW Ukraine Andriy Yarmolenko 8 2 5 0 0 0 3 2
10 FW Argentina Manuel Lanzini 7 1 4 1 0 0 3 0
9 FW Algeria Saïd Benrahma 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
20 FW England Jarrod Bowen 9 3 9 3 0 0 0 0
22 FW Ivory Coast Sébastien Haller 11 6 8 2 0 0 3 4
30 FW England Michail Antonio 6 3 6 3 0 0 0 0
Players who left the club permanently or on loan during the season
8 FW Brazil Felipe Anderson 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 1
33 MF Republic of Ireland Josh Cullen 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
19 DF England Jack Wilshere 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Goalscorers[edit]

Rank Pos No. Nat Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Total
1 FW 22 Ivory Coast Sébastien Haller 2 0 4 6
2 FW 20 England Jarrod Bowen 3 0 0 3
3= FW 7 Ukraine Andriy Yarmolenko 0 0 2 2
MF 11 Scotland Robert Snodgrass 0 0 2 2
FW 30 England Michail Antonio 2 0 0 2
6= FW 8 Brazil Felipe Anderson 0 0 1 1
MF 18 Spain Pablo Fornals 1 0 0 1
FW 10 Argentina Manuel Lanzini 1 0 0 0
Own goals 1 0 0 1
Totals 10 0 9 19

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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