Contentious Callum Wilson goal rescues Bournemouth a point against West Ham

Contentious Callum Wilson goal rescues Bournemouth a point against West Ham

26-Dec-2017 17:23:05 | The Guardian

The image of a drenched David Moyes at the end of this madcap affair between two teams bereft of any defensive dignity only begins to tell the story. This was a topsy-turvy tale of how West Ham United fought from behind to lead with six minutes of injury time to play, only for Nathan Aké to wheel away for the second time on a bonkers afternoon as Bournemouth ensured both sides took home a point – one that in truth does little for either side.

Marko Arnautovic looked to have sealed victory after poking home from close range, shortly after he seized on Asmir Begovic’s costly slip to equalise nine minutes from time. But after Aké headed into the net goal via the faintest of touches from Callum Wilson – and after a conversation between referee Bobby Madley and his assistant Simon Long – Bournemouth were out of jail. West Ham will complain long and hard, though, as Wilson appeared to be offside with the ball coming off his arm.

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