Jack Harrison scored his first career hat-trick for Leeds United as they defeated West Ham in a thrilling 3-2 victory in the Premier League.
The visitors lost 2-0 against the same opponents in the FA Cup a week ago but dug deep for their win.
It was a back-and-forth affair, with the Hammers equalising twice before Harrison scored his third, a lovely chip over Lukasz Fabianski on the hour mark.
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Both sides had goals chalked off as well with Mateusz Klich and Andriy Yarmolenko's efforts ruled offside.
Marcelo Bielsa's side move up into 15th, nine points clear of the relegation zone, while the Hammers remain fourth ahead of Arsenal and Tottenham.
West Ham head to Old Trafford next to take on Manchester United, while Leeds host Newcastle.

TALKING POINT - Super Jack

Jack Harrison will be the name on everyone’s lips. Leeds have been in such poor form, and they needed a performance like this to pull away from the relegation battle. Yes, they conceded twice, but their determination to win after every West Ham equaliser was evident, with Harrison leading the way on all fronts.

PLAYER OF THE MATCH - Jack Harrison (Leeds)

You can’t really look past Harrison. He may not have been as involved as some of his team mates, but a hat-trick is a hat-trick. He showed great quality with all three goals. He also completed 100% of his take-ons and created two chances outside of his goals.

PLAYER RATINGS

West Ham: Fabianski 6, Coufal 7, Dawson 6, Diop 6, Cresswell 8, Rice 7, Lanzini 7, Fornals 7, Vlasic 5, Bowen 6, Antonio 6. Subs: Masuaku 6, Perkins 6, Yarmolenko 7.
Leeds: Meslier 6, Ayling 7, Koch 6, Struijk 8, Firpo 6, Dallas 7, Forshaw 7, Raphina 8, Klich 6, Harrison 10, James 7. Subs: Hjelde 6, Bate 6, Rodrigo 6.
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KEY MOMENTS

10’ - GOAL! West Ham 0-1 Leeds (Harrison): Raphina gets the ball to Forshaw who passes it to Harrison. He scores and the away team are ahead early!
34’ - GOAL! West Ham 1-1 Leeds (Bowen): Bowen scores after Creswell whips in a corner, making it five goals in his last seven appearances for the English forward.
38’ - GOAL! West Ham 1-2 Leeds (Harrison): That was short-lived! Leeds score from the corner this time, as Harrison taps it in at the post.
52’ - GOAL! West Ham 2-2 Leeds (Fornals): After Antonio miscontrols the ball, it lands at Fornals who gets an easy finish.
60’ - GOAL! West Ham 2-3 Leeds (Harrison): Harrison the hat-trick hero! Raphina sets him up for his third on the night.

KEY STATS

  • Jack Harrison is the first Leeds United player to score a league hat-trick against West Ham since Russell Wainscoat in April 1927
  • West Ham have now lost four of their six Premier League home games played on Sunday
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