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West Ham and Leeds fans go viral after exchanging hilarious chants at each other mid-game

West Ham and Leeds fans go viral after exchanging hilarious chants at each other mid-game in Wednesday’s Premier League clash.

The Hammers failed to win a crucial game as Rodrigo scored a Leeds equaliser in a thrilling encounter at Elland Road.

David Moyes’ side appeared on course to end their five-match losing streak with a victory to commemorate the passing of David Gold, joint-chairman with news confirmed hours before kick off that e had passed away aged 86.

Wilfried Gnonto had put the hosts ahead after he finding the net 27 minutes in. However, Lucas Paqueta levelled the scoreline with a spot kick after VAR intervened after Pascal Struijk’s foul against Jarrod Bowen.

West Ham failed to maintain control of the game after Brenden Aaronson was penalised by Scamacca with a 25 yard penalty just 45 seconds after the break.

With 20 minutes left on the clock, Rodrigo was on the end of a Jack Harrison pass from the outside and scored with a low effort to beat Lukasz Fabianski for his 10th goal this season.

After a dramatic finish with tempers flaring in both technical areas and Leeds boss Jesse Marsch getting booked for a sarcastic clap as his side was given a throw in.

Substitute Michail Antonio produced a header on the line after Cooper’s attempt at goal, then keeper Fabianski did enough to keep the scoreline as it was with a one-handed save to stop Rodrigo from netting.

It was after Leeds went 1-0 up that both sets of fans began singing chants at one another in the stands.

West Ham began by singing “We’ve had a shot!”

Leeds fans replied: “You’re fucking shit!”

Hammers fans couldn’t help but take up their chant for inspiration, taking to sing: “We’re fucking shit!”

Superb football banter at its best.

West Ham and Leeds fans go viral after exchanging hilarious chants at each other mid-game, this is what Twitter users had to say on it…

@RyanWadey1: Miss this banter at games. Doesn’t happen as much anymore!

@BenPhil_5: Belter 😂

@fazzamania: Brilliant.

@jimmyfromtheno1: Miss this at home

@billymunroe: Fucksake

@Plute93: Rate this from the West Ham fans 🤣🤣🤣

@Claret_Cook: 😂😂 – gotta laugh! Love away days!

@Titcomb27: Quality from us fans last night 😂⚒

@WestHamViews09: I love my club.

@jamowstone: Same old West ham

@HoudiniWHU: 😂😂👌 can’t beat a bit of West Ham banter

@samwhu1: We should be backing the players, not calling them shit

@YB_RM: Unreal away day 🤣⚒️

@JamesMayo2001: Same old West Ham taking the piss ⚒️

@MG45664508: Leeds fans calling another team shit tho 😭 those in glass houses

@fearlessfoxes_: Get rid of the score and this be literally anyone below 12th in the Premier League 😭

@oldskoolleeds: Decent support from the hammers last neet . Always sing and have banter

Player ratings (via Sky Sports)

Leeds: Meslier (6), Ayling (6), Koch (6), Cooper (7), Struijk (5), Roca (7), Adams (6), Aaronson (6), Gnonto (8), Summerville (7), Rodrigo (8).

Subs: Harrison (7), Klich (7), Greenwood (6), Gelhardt (n/a).

West Ham: Fabianski (8), Coufal (7), Dawson (6), Aguerd (7), Kehrer (4), Rice (6), Soucek (6), Paqueta (7), Bowen (7), Fornals (5), Scamacca (7).

Subs: Antonio (6), Cresswell (6), Benhrama, Downes (n/a).

Player of the match: Wilfried Gnonto.

West Ham manager David Moyes: “I felt as if we’d go on and win the game tonight, but we couldn’t quite hold it.

“We gave away a couple of really poor goals and there was a period where we couldn’t keep the ball in the second half, but overall I’m pleased.

“That’s two games in a row where we have conceded two, it certainly is a problem at the moment.

“I think we have a really good group of players. They’re all working really hard, their attitude is spot on.

“But we just need those qualities. We still lacked a bit where you thought we might build up and get a third goal.”

Leeds boss Jesse Marsch, speaking to BBC Sport:

“It was obviously great when we pushed in the game. This is a little bit what we’re like. We play better when our backs are against the wall and when we play against top opponents.

“When we need to be brave and play in games we should be in command, that’s what we find difficult and why we are not playing the way we want to right now.

“Obviously to get two goals and to come from behind and push for a third, that’s typical us again. But I am trying to get us to be better than just a team who just has heart as a mentality.

“We need the players to believe in themselves. They go through moments in the match where they are nervy, they don’t want the ball or commit to tactics. We don’t look the way we should be.

“What hurts me in these moments is I want to play with the team, I want to be at my best. David Moyes is a guy I have watched for many years and I guy that I respect and I am excited by the challenge of playing against his team.

“But we’ve got to find a way as a group to step up and individually find our quality.

“It’s confidence and belief and commitment to do the simple things we need to do at the highest level. Will we be up and down or will we continue to show progress?”

Leeds goalscorer Wilfried Gnonto to BBC Match of the Day: “It’s a great emotion, I am very happy for my first goal here in front of the fans. I dreamed a lot of this goal, I am very happy and proud.

“Of course I wanted the win, a win would have been even better but I’ll take the point.

“We tried until the end but sometimes the ball won’t go in.”

West Ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski: “I’m not really satisfied with a point. We were in a very strong position after the second goal and an experienced team like we are, we should be doing a little bit more to keep the result.

“If you look at the whole situation we are in at the moment, we are desperate for points. I believe I made an important save for us as a group because it meant we broke our shameful losing record.

“Hopefully this point will give us confidence as we go into the next games.

“I believe we fought really hard, this is a difficult place to come, they make it it hard with all their energy.

“We wanted to show heart and the heart, fight and courage was there. Hopefully those characteristics will help us to build a bit more confidence going into he next games.”

Leeds goalscorer Rodrigo: “It’s always difficult to win the games, we know the level of this league. We have to think positive, to me we had more chances to win the game.

“I had the final chance which was a really good save from the keeper, I thought I scored.

“We have to keep going and we look forward to the next one. We are looking forward to those challenges.

“All the games are important, we are competitors we want to win all the games. The level of the league is super high.

“We have to keep fighting, we deserved more but we will have to keep fighting.”

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