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Michail Antonio Sets New Record As West Ham Wins Leicester 4:1

Michail Antonio became West Ham's all-time Premier League top scorer when he netted a brace in an impressive game against 10 Leicester City players on Monday night. The lead when Leicester lost cheap possession in midfield and after a nice interaction with Said Benrahma, Pablo Fornals applied a nice finishing touch to beat Kasper Schmeichel.

The Foxes then received a heavy blow when Ayoze Pérez was sent off for violent contact. Stretching for the ball, Pérez planted his crampons in Fornals' shin above the ankle and after checking the VAR monitor, Michael Oliver waved a red card. In the second half, the Hammers were leading 2-0 as Antonio broke into a shocking defensive error by Çağlar Söyüncü before lining up Benrahma to tap into the half-empty net. But with just over 20 minutes to go, the visitors retreated when Youri Tielemans returned home after a pinball in the box.

Their comeback was short lived, however, with Antonio rolling Söyüncü and exploding into the corner for 3-1, before celebrating with a cardboard cutout of himself in front of home fans. caught his second of the night to make it 4-1 when he passed Schmeichel after a brilliant blow to Daniel Amartey in the region. Those goals put Antonio above Paolo Di Canio in West Ham's Premier League top scorers list with 49, and the result leaves David Moyes' side at the top of the goals-scored table.

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