West Ham keep pressure on Chelsea in top four race with comeback win over Burnley as Michail Antonio scores twice on return from injury

Michail Antonio’s brace helped West Ham come from behind to beat Burnley 2-1 at Turf Moor on Monday night.

The result ensured the Hammers remain three points behind fourth-placed Chelsea with four games to play.

West Ham are keeping the pressure on Chelsea in the run-in
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David Moyes’ side fell behind thanks to a 17th-minute Chris Wood penalty after the Burnley striker had been fouled by Tomas Soucek inside the box.

But they found themselves level just two minutes later when Antonio, who was making his first start in four matches since recovering from a hamstring injury, headed in Vladimir Coufal’s cross.

And West Ham took the lead just a minute before the half-hour mark as Antonio poked in Said Benrahma’s cross.

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