West Ham secured their second win in a row on Tuesday evening by sweeping aside Cardiff City at the London Stadium, having previously eased their way past Newcastle United at the weekend.
The Hammers faced a much tougher task against the Welsh side than they did on Saturday in Tyneside as Cardiff put in a resilient performance and it took Manuel Pellegrini’s team until the second half to finally break the deadlock.
Goals from Lucas Perez and Michail Antonio gave the Hammers a comfortable cushion in the second period but a clean sheet was stripped away in the dying moments due to Josh Murphy’s consolation – which was harsh on one player in particular.
Lukasz Fabianski stood out once again after saving a first-half penalty to deny Joe Ralls and kept the scores level heading into the break, which proved to be crucial at the final whistle as a goal at that time for the visitors would have led to a much different game.
Many fans took to social media to praise the former Swansea City man and we have gathered some of their reactions below.
And that’s why he’s our best signing this season
— ⚒Ade May ⚒ (@adejmay) December 4, 2018
Fabianski could save a failing marriage, that’s my keeper.
— Ethan Payne (@Behzinga) December 4, 2018
Absolutely great penalty save from Fabianski. He’s becoming a fan favourite here in the east end!
— Forever Boleyn (@ForeverBoleyn) December 4, 2018
Best signing we have had in along time a real super star. Top player. Thanks Lukasz COYI
— Mark Hilton (@MarkHilton1974) December 5, 2018
You are so underrated it’s criminal! Feel so safe and clam with you behind the sticks. Top keeper #Coyi
— Pellegrini’s Army (@spencerb222) December 4, 2018
Well played Lukasz, God knows would have happened if that penalty had gone in
— Hammers (@Joey041992) December 4, 2018
Best keeper in the league
— ً (@JakeBalding) December 5, 2018
You are a bloody marvellous keeper Fab. I was worried when we signed you. Not any more well done.
— Freddies shears (@thatlldopigthat) December 5, 2018
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