Angelo Ogbonna makes observation about Leeds United crowd after West Ham victory at Elland Road

West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna hailed Leeds United's team and fans as he saluted a 'magnificent' three points for David Moyes' visitors to Elland Road.

By Lee Sobot
Sunday, 26th September 2021, 5:22 pm

Ogbonna played the full duration of Saturday's Premier League clash in West Yorkshire in which Leeds took a 19th-minute advantage through a Raphinha strike in front of a crowd of 36,417.

But it was West Ham' s visiting fans who were left celebrating after the contest's conclusion as a Junior Firpo own goal after a Jarrod Bowen strike and then a late Michail Antonio winner turned the game on its head.

“We’re so delighted to win this game away from home,” Ogbonna told“I think in the first half we didn’t really play well – we had our chances, but then we conceded and came back in a strong way.

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PRAISE: For Leeds United from West Ham's Italian defender Angelo Ogbonna, above. Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images.

“In the second half everyone did their job and we deserved to win.

“We know that it’s not easy to play against Leeds. They run all the way and for us to come here and get three points is magnificent.

"The crowd here is always unbelievable, but I think our fans today were another man on the pitch.

"They pushed us on and that’s why we scored in the last minute to get what we deserved.”

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