West Ham 4 Burnley 2: Anderson, Hernandez down visitors late on

Felipe Anderson scored two goals as West Ham downed resilient Burnley 4-2 with a couple of late efforts in the Premier League.

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West Ham showed admirable character as two-goal Felipe Anderson and Javier Hernandez netted late on to secure a 4-2 win over Burnley after twice seeing the visitor peg them back in a thrilling encounter.

Chris Wood had seemingly earned Burnley a share of the spoils 13 minutes from time, but the impressive Anderson and substitute Hernandez struck in the final stages to end the visitor's resistance.

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West Ham looked to be taking a deserved 1-0 lead into half-time thanks to Marko Arnautovic's early effort, but Burnley – which rode its luck in the first period – levelled just before the interval through Johann Gudmundsson.

Wood cancelled out Anderson's first goal of the day towards the end with a header which seemed to leave West Ham – who before the match had dropped more points from winning positions than any other Premier League team – facing a draw, but the Brazilian's second put them back on track. Hernandez wrapped things up on the break in stoppage time to end a run of four matches without a win.

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