By going to win at Burnley (2-1) on Monday, for the 34th day of the Premier League, thanks to a brace from center-forward Michail Antonio, West Ham kept the pressure on Chelsea in the Champions League race.
With 58 points, the Hammers regain 5th place in Tottenham (56 pts) and come back three lengths of the Blues who play their semi-final return of the Champions League against Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Burnley, 16th with 36 points, is still not mathematically saved, but his nine points ahead of the red zone, four days from the end, are still a great insurance.
Burnley was however put in a favorable position thanks to a penalty obtained and transformed by Chris Wood, already author of a hat-trick against Wolverhampton (4-0) in the previous day. Previous (1-0, 19th).
Unfortunately for the Clarets, Michail Antonio, after missing three days with a muscle injury, has signed his comeback.
By winning within six meters to take the lead from a cross from Vladimir Coufal first (1-1, 21st) then by subtly deflecting a brushed cross from Saïd Benrhama then (2- 1, 29e).
Three important points for Londoners David Moyes who have a very affordable schedule for the end of the season with moves to the poorly classified Brighton (16th) and West Bromwich Albion (19th), before finishing at home against Southampton (15th).
Chelsea, for their part, will have a more busy schedule with the C1 and the FA Cup final to be played against Leicester, but also more relieved with a move to Manchester City on Saturday, or the re-entry. ception of Leicester (3rd), again, for the penultimate lift.