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Fears Spurs star will be banned after West Ham shocker

Fears Spurs star will be banned after West Ham shocker

West Ham United managed to get a point from their contest with Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday night at Wembley Stadium and fans were delighted with the performance of one of their defender's on social media.

The draw meant Tottenham only closed the gap on Liverpool in the fourth Champions League qualification place to three points.

Spurs nearly lost in show-stopping fashion when defensive midfielder Obiang was allowed room 30 yards from goal to unleash a thunderous 70th-minute shot into the top corner beyond a helpless Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham poured forward in a desperate search to salvage something and Son delivered when he lashed a 25-metre effort past Adrian to finally puncture West Ham's resistance.

Heung-Min Son rescued Spurs with an equaliser seven minutes from time - the fifth game in a row he has found the net at Wembley.

This was a London derby completely dominated by Tottenham - while lacking the ruthlessness required in front of goal while entrenched in West Ham territory.

"Sometimes you need some luck to open the game".

"It was a brilliant strike, it really was", Moyes added. But it was more surprise and disbelief that we had taken the lead, Spurs had so many chances but there is another side to football if you haven't got the best players.

West Ham edge two points clear of the relegation zone and, while it might not always be as pretty as Obiang's moment of inspiration, David Moyes has hit upon a fruitful formula when faced with the capital's heavyweights.

In the FA Cup third round on Sunday, Tottenham and West Ham both face third-tier teams.

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