West Ham United player ratings vs Brighton

27 August 2023 - 1:58 am

West Ham United clashed heads with Brighton and Hove Albion at the American Express Community Stadium earlier this evening as they hoped to earn a win on the road in the Premier League. The Hammers made a good start to the game and scored the opening goal in the 19th minute when James Ward-Prowse scored from close range. David Moyes’ men went into the half-time break 1-0 up on the scoreline.

Jarrod Bowen doubled West Ham’s advantage in the 58th minute before Michail Antonio killed the game off just five minutes later. Brighton scored a late consolation goal thanks to Pascal Gross’ finish. The match ended with the Hammers securing a comfortable 3-1 win away from home.

Let’s take a look at how each West Ham United player performed during the clash against the Seagulls.

GK: Alphonso Areola – 8.5/10

He made a lot of important saves at the back and did enough to restrict the home team to just one goal.

RB: Vladimir Coufal – 7/10

Coufal cleared the danger when needed and was a strong presence in the air.

CB: Kurt Zouma – 7.5/10

The French talent made a lot of crucial clearances inside his half and won his fair share of aerial duels as well.

CB: Angelo Ogbonna – 7/10

Ogbonna cleared his lines well when called into action and was accurate with his passing.

LB: Emerson Palmieri – 7/10

The Italian talent was a positive influence at both ends of the field.

CDM: Edson Alvarez – 7/10

Alvarez anchored the midfield with conviction and made one decent run with the ball.

CM: Tomas Soucek – 6.5/10

He offered decent protection for his teammates at the back but could last only 38 minutes.

CM: James Ward-Prowse – 8/10

Ward-Prowse earned possession back a few times and was not shy of having a strike at goal. He scored the opening goal for West Ham in the 19th minute.

RW: Jarrod Bowen – 8/10

He came back to defend when needed and was a constant menace in the final third. Bowen ended the game with a goal and an assist to his name.

LW: Lucas Paqueta – 7.5/10

Paqueta did his fair share of defending and managed to create two good chances in the opponent’s half.

ST: Michail Antonio – 8/10

Antonio caused a lot of headaches for the opposition defenders and managed to get his name on the scoresheet just after the hour mark.


LW: Said Benrahma – 7.5/10

Benrahma deserves credit for picking up an assist.

CB: Thilo Kehrer – 6/10

His impact on the game was minimal.

LW: Pablo Fornals – N/A

ST: Danny Ings – N/A