Goals and Highlights: West Ham 2(4)-2(6) Athletic Bilbao, 2019 Betway Cup
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17:06a year ago

FULL-TIME: West Ham United 2(4)-2(6) Athletic Club

Draw after 90 minutes wasn't enough as West Ham fall behind and lose 2-4 on penalties.

Great game from both teams. Now roll on the 2019/20 Premier League season.
17:03a year ago

Penalty Shootout: West Ham United 2-4 Athletic Club

Yuri scores, Athletic Club come away winners of the 2019 Betway Cup.
17:01a year ago

Penalty Shootout: West Ham United 2-3 Athletic Club

Sancet scores, Diangana puts it over the bar.

Athletic back with an advantage.
17:00a year ago

Penalty Shootout: West Ham United 2-2 Athletic Club

Andriy Yarmolenko puts it in. 

We're all square again.
17:00a year ago

Penalty Shootout: West Ham United 1-2 Athletic Club

Ibai Gomez hits the post.

​​​​​​​West Ham can go back on level terms.
16:59a year ago

Penalty Shootout: West Ham United 1-2 Athletic Club

Robert Snodgrass converts.
16:59a year ago

Penalty Shootout: West Ham United 0-2 Athletic Club

Benat sends Roberto the wrong way.
16:58a year ago

Penalty Shootout: West Ham United 0-1 Athletic Club

Simon saves Chicharito's penalty. Advantage to Athletic Club.
16:58a year ago

Penalty Shootout: West Ham United 0-1 Athletic Club

Aduriz converts despite Roberto managing to get a hand on it.
16:52a year ago

93' Final seconds of the half as everyone is preparing for the next coming - penalty shootout.
16:48a year ago

88' Very close again!

Lovely play from Masuaku to Snodgrass who slipped in Chicharito but his shot was saved, and put away for a corner.

And from the following corner Ogbonna headed *just* wide.
16:46a year ago

86' So nearly 3-2!

Snodgrass' delivery nearly found Diangana but he hasn't anticipated the ball to cross his path, and seconds later the young winger headed it over the bar after Yarmolenko's cross.
16:42a year ago


Pablo Zabaleta replaces Ryan Fredericks for West Ham.

Aritz Aduriz and Vivian replace Yeray and Inaki Williams for Athletic.
16:38a year ago

77' Great start from Masuaku.

The Congolese full-back whipped a very dangerous ball in but Hernandez was second to it and Athletic Club managed to clear.
16:35a year ago

West Ham United Substitutions

Carlos Sanchez, Chicharito, Arthur Masuaku and Grady Diangana replace Aaron Cresswell, Manuel Lanzini, Declan Rice and Sebastien Haller.
16:34a year ago

74' GOA... NO!

Another game, another goal ruled out for offside. Raul Garcia put the ball into the back of the net but the score remains 2-2.
16:32a year ago

71' Athletic Club came close.

Ibai Gomez's first touch after being substituted on found the head of Williams but the forward headed it over the bar.
16:23a year ago

West Ham United Substitutions

Angelo Ogbonna, Andriy Yarmolenko and Robert Snodgrass take the places of Felipe Anderson, Fabian Balbuena and Jack Wilshere.
16:20a year ago

60' What a chance from Yuri Berchiche!

The ex-PSG left-back decided to go on a wild run but scuffed his shot just wide. 
16:16a year ago

56' Stunning from West Ham.

Great play from Anderson whose shot was saved by Simons, as well as Haller's overhead kick.

The Hammers' are finding their rhythm.
16:13a year ago

54' Great play from Lanzini in the middle of the pitch as he found Antonio but the substitutes cross was blocked behind for a corner.
16:12a year ago

52' Lovely pass from Wilshere to release Anderson but the Brazillian took to long and Yuri cleared it away.
16:10a year ago

50' First yellow card of the game goes to Ryan Fredericks, for a late tackle on Unai Lopez.
16:07a year ago

45' And we're back underway!

Only two changes at the break. Michail Antonio for Pablo Fornals for West Ham and Iago Simon for Herrerin for Athletic Club.
16:03a year ago

So far, so good.

Great game with a fantastic atmosphere and four goals to its name. And supporters of the Basque club were having a lot of fun not only during but also before the match!
15:50a year ago

HALF-TIME: West Ham United 2-2 Athletic Club

And as it was against Hertha on Wednesday, West Ham are again going to half-time with a 2-2 draw.

Goals: Lanzini and Wilshere for West Ham, Haller (OG) and Williams for Athletic Club.
15:47a year ago

44' Cordoba tried a volley from 25 yards out but it was far and wide off Roberto's goal.
15:44a year ago

41' Great interplay from Lanzini and Cresswell but the Englishman's cross was a bit too low as it just skimmed Yeray's head and taken it away from Haller.
15:42a year ago

40' Great cross from Anderson found Fornals but Michael Oliver stopped the Hammers' attack with a call for handball.
15:40a year ago

38' In other news, West Ham' loanee, Jordan Hugill, scored his first Championship goal of the season.
15:38a year ago

35' Quick stop in play as Haller caught Nunez with an elbow.

The Spanish defender is slightly bleeding, but nothing serious.
15:35a year ago

33' And it was Cresswell who gave it a go but his attempt was straight at Herrerin.
15:33a year ago

31' Free-kick for West Ham with Lanzini, Cresswell and Anderson ready to step up.
15:31a year ago

30' Fantastic spell from the Hammers as they trapped Athletic inside their own half for over five minutes.
15:29a year ago

25' Nearly 3-2 but Anderson couldn't steer in Cresswell's cross from six-yards out.
15:27a year ago

23' West Ham United 2-2 Athletic Club

West Ham are level!

Fantastic from Haller who managed to win the ball back, cut it across the goal and there was Jack Wilshere with his first goal in the Claret&Blue!
15:25a year ago

21' West Ham United 1-2 Athletic Club


West Ham pull one back! 

Great play from Haller after a defensive mistake, the Frenchman found Fornals who got the ball in with an overhead kick and Lanzini turned it in from  three yards out.
15:21a year ago

19' Cresswell with a chance after a great run from Wilshere but he crossed it straight into the first defender that was on his path.

Following corner was easily cleared.
15:19a year ago

16' West Ham United 0-2 Athletic Club

And so much for the Hammers' dominance as they fall even more behind.

Fantastic play from Atheltic Club and a great finish from Inaki Williams.
15:17a year ago

15' After the opening 15 minutes West Ham are clearly the dominating side, but they are yet to threaten Herrerin's goal.
15:09a year ago

6' Manuel Lanzini tried releasing Felipe Anderson but the pass was a bit too heavy and Yeray managed to easily turn it away for a goal-kick.
15:08a year ago

5' Haller has certainly opened his scoring tally at the Olympic Stadium, but now we're hoping that the next goals will come at the right time, and into the right end.
15:06a year ago

2' West Ham United 0-1 Athletic Club

Oh no. 

West Ham's record signing Sebastien Haller scores, but unfortunately, into the wrong goal.

Athletic Club are in front.
15:02a year ago


And we are underway in London! 

West Ham, who are in their home claret&blue kit, kick the game off. Athletic Club plays in green.
14:57a year ago

Just under five minutes until the first-half kick-off, and I hope everyone's ready for a great game that's about to begin at the London Stadium.
14:53a year ago

Athletic Club Team News

Starting XI: Herrerín, Capa, Núñez, Yeray, Yuri Berchiche, Dani García, Unai López, Muniain, Raúl García, Córdoba, Williams.

Subs: Simón, San José, Beñat, Larrazabal, De Marcos, Ibai, Aduriz, Hodei, Vivian, Sancet.
14:35a year ago

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14:05a year ago

Athletic Club Team News

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14:02a year ago

West Ham United Team News

Roberto, Fredericks, Balbuena, Diop, Cresswell (C), Rice, Wilshere, Anderson, Fornals, Lanzini, Haller.

Subs: Martin, Johnson, Masuaku, Zabaleta, Ogbonna, Sanchez, Cullen, Snodgrass, Yarmolenko, Diangana, Antonio, Chicharito.

13:41a year ago

It all points to the new boys Sebastien Hallers and Pablo Fornals starting again...
13:23a year ago

Early team news

There appears to be some early team news regarding West Ham. 

Following his slight thigh injury in the warm-up against Hertha BSC, Łukasz Fabiański is going to be rested again. Mark Noble and Winston Reid are set to miss the game with knocks, yet again.
13:05a year ago

New match programme

West Ham also announced the launch of their new match programme - "Hammer".

12:59a year ago

In yesterday's interview for whufc.com Pablo Fornals expressed his excitement for the test against Athletic Club.

“I’m looking forward to the game,” Fornals told whufc.com. “I want to play the match and I want to see my old friends in their team. I think it will be a good match.”
12:54a year ago

Just over 60 minutes until we (hopefully) know the official line-ups for the Betway Cup final.
12:27a year ago

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12:26a year ago

How to watch West Ham vs Athletic Club Live TV and Stream

As it's been the case for the previous games, tomorrow's match will be available on whufc.com but only for UK & Ireland residents.

So if you are outside of the mentioned countries or you can't keep up with the action through a video live stream, VAVEL UK's commentary is probably the best place to be in.
11:50a year ago

The Basque club is coming to the Betway Cup final off the back of a 1-1 draw against Numancia just yesterday.
11:48a year ago

For Athletic Club, tomorrow's game is going to be a fourth from last pre-season friendly before they start their La Liga season against FC Barcelona on the 16th of August.
11:46a year ago

The Hammers come into this game on a back of a 5-3 win against Hertha BSC on Wednesday.
11:44a year ago

West Ham are back at the London Stadium for their last pre-season game before getting on with their 2019/20 Premier League campaign that's underway on August 10th against Manchester City.
11:41a year ago

Hello and welcome to VAVEL UK's live stream update of West Ham's match against Athletic Club de Bilbao which kicks off at 15:00 UK time tomorrow afternoon.