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West Ham in League Cup Semifinal
Football365.com, December 19th, 2013 4:47PM

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West Ham spoiled Tim Sherwood's debut as Tottenham's interim manager as the East London club earned a spot in the English League Cup semifinal after coming from behind to beat Spurs, 2-1, at White Hart Lane on Wednesday. Spurs striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who was making his first start of the 2013-14 season, put home side in front midway through the second half, but Matt Jarvis scored 10 minutes from time and Modibo Maiga headed in the winner five minutes later.

After the game, Sam Allardyce said he hopes the win can provide a spark for the Hammers’ relegation-threatened Premier League campaign. "It's a brilliant effort from the squad. It's a great night for us, it's a great night for the West Ham fans, because it's twice on the trot,” the West Ham boss said of his team’s second successive win at White Hart Lane this season.

Looking ahead to the two-leg semifinal against Manchester City -- where the Hammers will travel to the Etihad first -- Allardyce said: "It's a tough one, isn't it? If it had been one leg and if it was a draw and it pulled out that it was at our place, not at theirs, it would have been nice. Over two legs it makes it a little bit more difficult when you know Man City have scored on average four goals every home game." Read the original story...


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