West Ham’s James Tomkins shows a level head against Burnley
Two goals in two second-half minutes rescued a buy canada goose coat uk best canada goose jacket for women point for West Ham at Turf Moor as they fell further off the Championship promotion pace. Wins for the league’s top two, Southampton and Reading, meant there was little comfort for Sam Allardyce’s side to take after Kevin Nolan and James Tomkins secured a fifth successive draw on canada goose coat 1000 the back of a dismal first-half showing.
But Allardyce is refusing to throw in the towel just yet. “I’m flabbergasted how we did not win that,” he said. “In the second half we got better and better and then squandered so many chances. It’s a massive cost to us because we should have won comfortably. This could be the turning point in our season with bright blue canada goose jacket regards to getting automatic promotion. It makes things more tense and tight.”
Martin Paterson had put Burnley two up at the interval after Marvin Bartley opened the scoring with a fine individual effort. Carlton Cole and Martin Taylor spurned good chances for West Ham and their challenge appeared to have petered out until the second-half rally buy canada goose jacket usa arrived. The result left West Ham four points behind second-placed Reading with a game in hand
West Ham started the game well and should have taken the lead in the best ideas about canada goose parka on pinterest ninth minute. Cole latched on to Taylor’s through ball and rounded the goalkeeper, Lee Grant online shop, but scuffed his shot into the side-netting.
There appeared to be little danger when Paterson and Ross Wallace combined to tee up Bartley midway inside the West canada goose coat 1000 bulbs led Ham half. The midfielder swept past Danny Collins and unleashed a low drive that Robert Green could only help into the net. Allardyce’s frustration buy canada goose parka cheap was compounded as Burnley doubled their lead nine minutes before half-time. Ben Mee was allowed to advance down the left, with Paterson converting at the near post.
Allardyce sent Sam Baldock and Nicky Maynard on at half-time and reverted to 4-4-2, but West Ham threatened only sporadically until their comeback began in the 68th minute. O’Neil lofted a ball forward and Nolan capitalised on a moment’s hesitation from Michael Duff to lob Grant.
Two minutes later it was best canada goose jacket for men all square when Tomkins found the decisive touch after Maynard flicked on best price canada goose jacket outlet usa online store Mark Noble’s free kick. Baldock spurned a golden opportunity to take the points at the death, but blazed over from six yards when substitute John Carew chested into his path.