Dimitri Payet stepped up to net his third free kick in four games, put his side 2-1 up and bring this response from our Twitter account
It was a reaction mirrored by fans wherever they were
With West Ham so dominant in the opening period and looking on course for an important win in their push for Europe, it was then a massive blow to lose Cheikhou Kouyate to a controversial red card in the second period. This is how the Gaffer saw it...
BILIC: “I would like to say a lot of things and I like to say the truth but I’m gonna be polite and say it was not a red card.”— West Ham United FC (@whufc_official) April 2, 2016
Supporter reaction was rather unanimous - with a former pro also offering his view...
Very disappointed with the Kouyate red. He wins the ball, studs pointing down. Thought it was very harsh when it was a 50/50 tackle— Neil Cooper (@NCHammer1980) April 2, 2016
The game has gone if Kouyate tackle is a straight red!!!!!!!!!! Joke of a decision ref????— Don Hutchison (@donhutch4) April 2, 2016
More than just the game itself, the afternoon was also a celebration of our overseas supporters, with fans descending on the Boleyn Ground from all over the world.
The fans came from far and wide...
And were honoured by those inside the Boleyn Ground
The final word goes to the most important cause of the day - the DT38 Foundation working hard to raise awareness of testicular cancer, in conjunction with Spire Roding Hospital
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