5 Things Which Were More Shocking Than The 9-0 Scoreline As Man City Thrash West Ham

5 Things Which Were More Shocking Than The 9-0 Scoreline As Man City Thrash West Ham

Having just seen their side concede 9 goals to Manchester City in the League Cup semi-final, West Ham United supporters may be feeling a little down in the dumps this evening…

It can’t be easy watching your side being battered from pillar to post in the latter stages of a cup competition, but hey, look on the bright side Hammers fans, it could always be worse!

So sit back, relax and take in our list of the five things which we spotted during the match which overshadowed the shellacking suffered by Sam Allardyce’s men.

By Stuart Hynd – @supers0nic_

Andy Carroll’s Ugly Beard


Andy Carroll hasn’t played much football this season due to injury, and sadly that spell out of the spot-light allowed the Hammers front-man to grow one of the ugliest excuses for facial hair we may have ever seen.

Even Twitter hated it:

Stuart Pearce’s Suit


The ex-City manager hasn’t had the best of luck since leaving England’s U21’s in 2013, and it would appear his wardrobe isn’t doing him any favours in looking for new employment. C’mon Pearcey, get it together!

Stewart Downing Being Brought On


To put this into perspective, West Ham were down and out when this substitution was made and Downing has shown glimpses of half-decent form this season. Still, I don’t think the presence of Downing inspired much confidence.

Stevan Jovetic Making The Field


The injury prone, forgotten-man of the Etihad finally made an appearance for City during the match, and it seems we weren’t alone in believing the Montenegrin had been wiped off the face of the planet long ago…

The Performance Of Marcos Lopes


Despite the array of City talent on show at Upton Park, it was 18-year-old Portuguese midfielder, Marcos Lopes, who stole the show. Lopes was awarded with the Man of The Match at the end of the game and the praise also continued on Twitter after the final whistle…

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