West Ham advanced to fifth place in the Premier League, recovering from a poor start and beating Leeds United 2-1 at Eland Road.
David Moyes’ men sat in eighth place to kick-off, but one win knew they would see Manchester City, Manchester United and Southampton tackle until tomorrow evening.
They thanked Angelo Okhpona for the 79th minute title.
Leeds Lucas Fabianski won the penalty within two minutes of beating Patrick Bombard.
The Polish keeper saved the first attempt from his teammate Mathews Clichy, but was ruled out of his order, so ordered to take action again, after a few minutes of demonstrations from West Ham, Clichy heard the second right corner down.
The Hammers Reacted well to the early setback and quickly created three chances. First, Jarrod Bowen used excellent footprints to break wide from the box, but he could not find a cross.
Sebastian Holler was then seen a yard away in space, but misunderstood his title, before seeing another close attempt saved by Illan Messlier.
In their favor, the home side created an opportunity to double it when Eskon Alyoski found a cross in the 17th minute. RodrigoHowever, he was unable to run towards his first goal.
West Ham equalized seven minutes later with a worthy equalizer from Tomas Soosek, who rose above Stuart Dallas to take Messlier past a corner and power for the third goal of the season.
No wonder the target came from a set pieces, the Hammers caused the enemy problems throughout the night, thanks to their high altitude and well-served practices.
In a fast and attack-focused encounter both teams continued to trade punches as there was no sign of chances stopping at either end and Leeds agreed to create another within minutes.
Rafina found Rodrigo with a superb pass behind the defensive line, wanting to cut inside rather than trying to find the Brazilian Pomport Who supported. It proved to be the wrong way because he shot his attempt straight at Fabianski.
Benrahma then hit the side net with a 20-yard strike, doing well to cut a dangerous cross waiting to jump with Fabian Balbuna Bombard and Rodrigo.
Leeds had five minutes to go until he appealed for another penalty when he hit Okhpona’s hand, but referee Michael Oliver dismissed those claims.
The final chance of the beating first half fell to Luke Eiling behind the temporary center, who allowed the ball to fly from a distance, but curled safely into the hands of a grateful Fabianski.
Marcelo Pizza He made a double substitute at half-time, replacing Alioski and Jack Harrison with Jamie Shockleton and Helder Costa on the left side of his lineup.
Shackleton quickly got involved as he set up the pamphlet, but Leeds’ high scorer did not get the curve needed in his shot to roll inside the left post.
The audience’s first chance after the break Holler, But his misfortune continued in front of the goal as he was unable to get his shot within reach of the way to prevent Ayling. The former Frankfurt striker had a header from the corner as a result.
Benrahma, who is looking for his first league goal for his new club following a summer move from Brentford, made two attempts towards the goal after the hour mark, but Messier could not bother them both and the scores were level.
The Algerian worried about the French goalkeeper with a shot in the 68th minute, but it curled wide in the top right corner.
Leeds were not an attacking force in the second half, however Calvin Phillips Clich sent warning shots to Fabianski forcing him into two quick saves.
But West Ham had a chance to claim three points in the last 20 minutes, and Bowen was the next to try his luck, but his effort traveled wide of the left post. When a misjudgment from Liam Cooper put him in space inside the box, Pablo Fornals had a glorious chance to score, but he rolled the ball into the goal and inches wide.
Leeds was Meslier Thanks for not backing down after failing to handle another set part, as Fabian created a strong hand to deny Balpuna.
But with 10 minutes left in Leeds’ luck, Aaron Cresswell’s accurate home delivery gave the London club a well – deserved lead.
West Ham dominated the game right now and scored almost a third when Holler’s acrobatic effort appeared to be doomed in the lower corner, but Messlier was quick to act again. Balpuna attacked the post a few seconds later as the Hammers tried to kill the game.
They almost paid for not doing so when the clock struck 90 minutes and Rodrigo Ayling had good contact with the cross, but Fabianski demanded that his team win well in West Yorkshire.