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West Ham suffer semi-final heartache in Frankfurt after Aaron Cresswell red card

West Ham’s European dream faded and died after the red mist descended during an acrimonious 1-0 defeat away to Eintracht Frankfurt.Full-back Aaron Cresswell was sent off in the first half to leave the Hammers facing an uphill battle, and manager David Moyes was also ordered from the touchline late on after angrily kicking a ball back towards a ball kid.It was a sad end to an uplifting run to the last four of the Europa League, with West Ham beating sides from Croatia, Belgium, Austria, Spain and France to reach a first European semi-final since 1976.But, trailing 2-1 from the...
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West Ham battle to Lyon draw after losing Aaron Cresswell to first-half red card

Jarrod Bowen was on target as West Ham battled to a 1-1 Europa League quarter-final first-leg draw against Lyon after Aaron Cresswell was controversially sent off.The Hammers, playing in the latter stages of a major European competition for the first time in 41 years, were up against it after Cresswell was harshly dismissed for a foul on Moussa Dembele before half-time.The decision could have left West Ham with a mountain to climb ahead of the second leg in the French city overlooked by the Alps next week.But Bowen’s second goal in as many matches, after a month out injured, put...

Aaron Cresswell: Goal-shy Hammers haven’t run out of gas in Champions League bid

Aaron Cresswell has admitted West Ham are finding goals hard to come by – but denied suggestions they have run out of gas.The lacklustre Hammers needed a Craig Dawson header from Cresswell’s free-kick to help them secure a 1-1 draw at home to Newcastle.A point was not enough to see West Ham climb back into the top four, and their Champions League challenge is in danger of slipping away.But Cresswell told the club website: “I don’t think we’re feeling we’ve run out of gas.“The fans know when you’re in these competitions there are plenty of games and plenty of things...