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Summary

  1. West Ham XI: Adrian; Byram, Collins, Reid, Masuaku, Noble, Kouyate, Antonio, Lanzini, Payet, Zaza.
  2. Watford XI: Gomes, Cathcart, Kaboul, Britos; Janmaat, Capoue, Pereyra, Behrami, Holebas, Deeney, Ighalo.

Live Reporting

By Ian Woodcock

All times stated are UK

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West Ham 2-4 Watford

That's your lot from me today, in here at least.

You can read the developing match report for the game here.

Keep up with the reaction from all of today's Premier League matches here.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

'A Premier League classic'

West Ham 2-4 Watford

Kevin Kilbane

Former Everton and Sunderland winger on Final Score

We've seen a Premier League classic. Even when they were two goals up Watford kept creating goalscoring opportunities. West Ham boss Slaven Bilic must be fuming...

West Ham 2-4 Watford

Well, that's certainly the comeback of the season so far.

West Ham were cruising at 2-0 up but Odion Ighalo and Troy Deeny levelled before the break.

Etienne Capoue's third goal of the season put Watford in front and Jose Holebas sealed a quite remarkable win for Walter Mazzarri's men.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

And that is your lot.

What a comeback.

West ham 2-4 Watford

Gokhan Tore almost played in for West Ham but Gomes comes out to thwart the danger.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

Watford have a free-kick 28 yards out and very little inclination to have a shot.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

Time running out for West Ham.

This will be their first league defeat in the London Stadium.

Meanwhile, Watford striker Stefano Okaka has gone off with a hamstring injury leaving his team with 10 men.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

Watford striker Stefano Okaka is in the book for dissent.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

West Ham full-back Sam Byram is booked for a foul on Isaac Success and is promptly subbed off for Gokhan Tore.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

Dimitri Payet was absolutely untouchable for the first 30 minutes of this match but has hardly had a touch since.

The West Ham man had a busy summer with France and still looks to be lacking match fitness.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

Third sub of the day for Watford and it's defender Younes Kaboul coming off for Sebastian Prodl.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

Roberto Pereyra shows absolutely wonderful feet to waltz through the West Ham defence but Adrian denies him a superb goal.

From the resultant corner Stefano Okaka has a goal rightly ruled out for offside.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

Watford take off captain Troy Deeney for debutant Stefano Okaka.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

West Ham debutant Simone Zaza makes way for Ashley Fletcher.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

Watford are starting to sit in deep now as they look to pick up their first win of the season.

West Ham still have over 15 minutes to find two goals but they have been horribly disjointed this half.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

So close to a fifth for Watford.

Isaac Success gets past James Collins too easily but Adrian is quickly off his line to keep his shot out.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

First changes of the day.

Odion Ighalo is replaced by Isaac Success.

Ighalo's goal started the comeback today and his last major act was to set up his side's fourth.

West Ham take off skipper Mark Noble for Jonathan Calleri as they look for a route back into the game.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

3 - Etienne Capoue has scored three goals in four apps this season after netting just one in his previous 57 in the Premier League. Buzzing.

When you're hot, you're hot.

West Ham 2-4 Watford

West Ham have got 25 minutes to try and turn this around.

They have completely fallen apart since Watford scored their first goal.

GOAL - West Ham 2-4 Watford

Jose Holebas

Poor from Adrian.

Odion Ighalo passes the ball back out to the edge of the area and Jose Holebas fires in a shot that the Spaniard should stop.

He doesn't and Watford have gone from 2-0 down to 4-2 up.

West Ham 2-3 Watford

Watford go in search of a fourth but James Collins gets up well in front of Odion Ighalo to head away Daryl Janmaat's cross.

West Ham 2-3 Watford

This game is so open I would be really surprised if we don't see at least one more goal.

Watford keeping the ball well just at the moment.

West Ham 2-3 Watford

What must Slaven Bilic be thinking?

His team were coasting with four minutes of the first half to play and they're now 3-2 down.

GOAL - West Ham 2-3 Watford

Etienne Capoue

Stunning!

Etienne Capoue has his third league goal of the season with a powerful half-volley after the ball comes to him at the back post.

West Ham 2-2 Watford

Nearly a very costly slip from Winston Reid.

The West Ham defender falls over as Etienne Capoue's cross heads towards Troy Deeney but he just manages to clear the ball away.

West Ham 2-2 Watford

Watford stiker Odion Ighalo replies in kind by firing over from outside the area.

Strike partner Troy Deeney was not happy with the Nigerian's decision to shoot.

West Ham 2-2 Watford

West Ham create the first chance of the second half but Manuel Lanzini send his effort from 25 yards over the bar.

'Take nothing away from the Hornets'

West Ham 2-2 Watford

Kevin Kilbane

Former Everton and Sunderland winger on Final Score

Watford have been excellent in this game - it's been such an open match it could seriously been 4-4! Take nothing away from the Hornets.

West Ham 2-2 Watford

No changes and we're back under way.

Stat attack

West Ham 2-2 Watford

30 - Since their return to the Premier League, Ighalo (16) and Deeney (14) have scored two-thirds of Watford's 45 PL goals. Partnership.

2 - Dimitri Payet has provided two assists in a single PL game for the second time in his career (also v Man Utd in May). Rabona.

The Frenchman's assist for the second goal really was magnificent.

West Ham 2-2 Watford

And that is the last action of a pulsating first half.

Michail Antonio's double looked like it had set West Ham up to cruise to victory but two goals in the final four minutes of the half have hauled Watford level.

It has to be said the defending in this game has been pretty atrocious.

GOAL - West Ham 2-2 Watford

Troy Deeney

Incredible finish from Troy Deeney!

Younes Kaboul hoofs a long ball forward that James Collins heads beyond Adrian and Deeney picks it up and curls home a wonderful finish into the top corner.

From nowhere it's 2-2.

West Ham 2-1 Watford

In to two minutes of added time here.

West Ham 2-1 Watford

Quick bit of housekeeping, Watford's Craig Cathcart was booked shortly after Odion Ighalo's goal for a foul on Dimitri Payet.

GOAL - West Ham 2-1 Watford

Odion Ighalo

I said Watford desperately needed something, well now they have it.

Odion Ighalo progresses unchecked into the area, cuts inside Sam Byram and his shot deflects off James Collins and beyond Adrian.

Game on.

West Ham 2-0 Watford

Watford float a free-kick into the area but the referee spots a foul by a Watford man and it's a free-kick to the hosts.

The Hornets desperately need something before half-time.

West Ham 2-0 Watford

Watford skipper Troy Deeney stops Michail Antonio crossing for Simone Zaza.

It's good work from the Watford striker but it shows just how much his team have been pegged back.

'The main man is back'

West Ham 2-0 Watford

Kevin Kilbane

Former Everton and Sunderland winger on Final Score

Sensational from Payet, a wonderful ball in and Antonio has a straightforward tap-in. 

You can see how West Ham's players have been given a huge lift with Payet in the side. Their main man is back.

GOAL - West Ham 2-0 Watford

Michail Antonio

It's two for West Ham and it's two for Michail Antonio but what a sensational cross from Dimitri Payet.

The France international turns his man inside out and then cross to the back post with his right foot with the ball behind him.

Antonio steams in to score his fourth league goal of the season.

West Ham 1-0 Watford

Cheikhou Kouyate is a little dazed after coming off the worst in an aerial clash with Watford defender Craig Cathcart.