West Brom held by West Ham in EPL stalemate

James Morrison was twice denied by the crossbar as West Bromwich

Albion was forced to settle for a 0-0 draw against West Ham in the

Premier League on Sunday, dashing its hopes of jumping into the

Champions League positions.

The hosts at least ended a run of three straight losses, but it

could have been much better had Morrison found the net instead of

the goal-frame with a flicked shot early in the second half and

then a header in the 74th.

West Ham’s best chances in a dire game fell to Winston Reid and

Gary O’Neil, but Sam Allardyce’s team will be happy to have come

away from the Hawthorns with a point.

West Brom stayed sixth, but the point moved the team level on

points with Everton.