Benrahma penalty scant relief for West Ham as Watkins earns Aston Villa point | Premier League

There is not going to be a triumphant march to safety for West Ham if they cannot find a way through games like this. The boos at full-time underlined the frustration. David Moyes had watched his side inch above the relegation zone, Saïd Benrahma’s penalty earning West Ham a point, but the fact is that nobody was in a mood to celebrate.

The sense was of a missed opportunity. West Ham’s dreadful away form has left them under pressure but there were no home comforts here. Unai Emery’s Aston Villa were value for a point, though they will be disappointed not to have built on Ollie…


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