West Ham United produced a stunning comeback to defeat Nottingham Forest 3-2 in a thrilling Premier League match at London Stadium on Sunday, November 12, 2023. The Hammers trailed 2-0 at halftime but clawed their way back to win the game with three goals in the second half.

Forest Take Early Lead

Forest took the lead in the 10th minute through Brennan Johnson. The Welsh winger scored from close range after a mistake from West Ham goalkeeper Alphonse Areola.

Forest doubled their lead in the 25th minute through Taiwo Awoniyi. The Nigerian striker finished off a counter-attacking move to put the visitors 2-0 ahead.

West Ham Stage a Comeback

West Ham staged a remarkable comeback in the second half. They scored three goals in the space of 15 minutes to turn the match around.

The first goal came in the 65th minute through Tomas Soucek. The Czech midfielder scored from a header after a corner from Jarrod Bowen.

The second goal came in the 70th minute through Said Benrahma. The Algerian winger scored a stunning goal from outside the box to level the score at 2-2.

The third goal came in the 75th minute through Michail Antonio. The Jamaican striker scored from close range after a cross from Vladimir Coufal to make it 3-2.

Key Plays

10th minute: Brennan Johnson scores to give Forest an early lead.
25th minute: Taiwo Awoniyi doubles Forest's lead.
65th minute: Tomas Soucek scores to start West Ham's comeback.
70th minute: Said Benrahma scores a stunning goal to level the score.
75th minute: Michail Antonio scores the winning goal for West Ham.

Game Analysis

West Ham were the better team in the second half. They created numerous chances and deserved to win the game. Forest were impressive in the first half but were unable to cope with West Ham's attacking pressure in the second half.

Overall, it was a thrilling victory for West Ham. They extended their unbeaten run in the Premier League to four matches and moved to the top of the table.

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