Summer West Ham signing Armstrong Oko-Flex starred as the membership’s Under-23s staff thrashed Arsenal on Monday evening.West Ham’s U23s named senior gamers such as Manuel Lanzini, Andriy Yarmolenko and Arthur Masuaku in their beginning XI, main 1-0 at half-time due to Mipo Odubeko’s emphatic end.They ran amok after the interval, nevertheless, with highly-rated winger Oko-Flex and midfielder Conor Coventry punishing Arsenal defensive errors in fast succession earlier than Yarmolenko and Odubeko mixed to tee up Oko-Flex for purpose quantity 4 in the 68th minute.The Dublin-born ahead – who signed a two-year deal in east London in June with the choice for an additional 12 months after leaving Celtic – accomplished his treble 10 minutes later after changing a cross from attacking midfielder Daniel Chesters.READ MORENevers – a May arrival from Championship Reading – inflicted extra punishment on Arsenal from one other Chesters supply late on, with Miguel Azeez grabbing a comfort for the Gunners from the penalty spot.West Ham vs Arsenal was not the one London derby happening in Premier League 2 Division One on Monday evening.Tottenham additionally took on Chelsea in Stevenage, with Harvey Vale netting a first-half brace for the Blues, just for Spurs to say a share of the spoils due to efforts from Dilan Markanday and J’Neil Bennett.Meanwhile, Crystal Palace – who on Monday handed new contracts to seven U23 gamers in Jake O’Brien, Jay Rich-Baghuelou, David Boateng, Luke Dreher, Sean Robertson, Sion Spence and James Taylor – misplaced 3-1 to Leeds.Dutchman Crysencio (*2*) notched a brace for the guests at Selhurst Park with Liam McCarron additionally on the scoresheet, whereas Palace – with Paddy McCarthy in cost for the primary time – had levelled by an O’Brien header earlier than Boateng was despatched off for dealing with the ball on the road, although Joe Whitworth had saved Joe Gelhardt’s penalty.In Division Two, Fulham beat Sunderland 4-3 in an exhilarating contest settled by Sonny Hilton’s last-gasp roller.

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