West Ham United shame as fans invade pitch at London Stadium

West Ham star Winston Reid is expected to miss the rest of the season due to his knee injury

West Ham star Winston Reid is expected to miss the rest of the season due to his knee injury

West Ham manager, David Moyes has questioned Andre Ayew's commitment to the club disclosing he opted to re-join Swansea City despite several attempts to stick with him.

The Football Association is investigating horrific scenes yesterday both on and off the pitch, in which a female steward was flung to the ground as hundreds of fans converged on the directors' box after Burnley scored their second goal.

After a goalless first half, Burnley took the lead through Ashley Barnes in the 66th minute - prompting a number of supporters to invade the pitch and approach West Ham players.

He said he hopes the fans got their anger off their chest for future home matches, and admitted playing is a struggle right now.

Asked whether he was concerned over player safety being in jeopardy, Dyche told a news conference: "No, I don't think so".

"The supporters will have their reasons for it". No one wants to ideally see fans on the pitch but they get frustrated. You know what it is, you can't come on the pitch and the players know that they have to perform on the pitch.

The club issued a statement immediately after this latest fiasco, reading: 'West Ham United have immediately launched a full and thorough investigation into the incidents which marred the second half of today's match and are committed to taking decisive and appropriate action. "There will be no further comment at this time".

If the West Ham manager needs to try to change things against Burnley then he can look to his bench, where available to bring on are Patrice Evra and Javier Hernandez, amongst others. "But for the time I've been here, I've certainly enjoyed it".

Moyes said: "Joe Hart will start, but it's not necessarily down to that [the Hammers' last three top-flight games - a 3-1 loss at Brighton and 4-1 away defeats to Liverpool and Swansea]. Footballers are all winners - we want to win every game so even with 40 points we are not going to put the handbrake on and stop showing up at the weekend". There have been two goals or less in six of Burnley's last seven away games and the same outcome in West Ham's last three home games.

Moyes' decision to recall England global Joe Hart backfired, with the goalkeeper spilling a Johann Gudmundsson shot to allow substitute Wood to tuck home.

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