Dimitri Payet dazzles with spectacular solo goal offering Slaven Bilic respite after draw against Middlesbrough
No other player in the Premier League had shot as many times as Dimitri Payet without scoring this season.
The West Ham winger, their best paid player on £125,000 per week, had tried his luck 15 times before this game but not got a goal. By October last year, he had three and was thriving.
Here he took his tally of shots to 17 without scoring. Then, with his 18th, he took on five Middlesbrough men and their goalkeeper to save West Ham from a fifth successive loss in the Premier League.
His first shot was saved by Victor Valdes. His second went wide by a whisker.
The third, though, was a... read more
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