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West Ham face harsh punishment for the chaos vs Burnley

West Ham fans riot vs Burnley

West Ham United have had many terrible days this season.

But Saturday’s match at the London Stadium will no doubt be the lowest point of the season for the Hammers.

For weeks prior to Saturday’s game, West Ham fans had been gearing up for a protest against the club’s owners.

Davids Sullivan and Gold, plus the likes of Karren Brady, are a target for many Hammers fans who believe they’ve been lied to.

The official protest before the Burnley game was called off, but during the second half all hell broke loose.

West Ham fans ran onto the pitch in shocking scenes.

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Mark Noble got involved, while one fan had a corner flag in his hands.

In the end the Irons fans ganged together in front of the directors’ box to call for the owners to go.

West Ham face harsh punishment

What’s clear is that West Ham will face punishment for their crowd’s behaviour against Burnley.

On Saturday night it’s too soon to know exactly what punishment will be slapped on the Irons. But according to the Mirror, West Ham made have their fans banned from going to games:

West Ham will face a Football Association inquiry – and may have to fight relegation behind closed doors – after a damaging defeat turned into near-riot.

Calls for West Ham to be hit with a ‘closed doors’ order have been spread on social media too.

West Ham 0 – Burnley 3

West Ham were beaten 3-0 at home by Burnley.

Ashley Barnes broke the deadlock for the Clarets with a brilliant opener in the 66th minute.

New Zealand international Chris Wood sealed the win for Sean Dyche with a double.

West Ham are three points off the drop zone, while Burnley moved to within two points of Arsenal.

Also see: Burnley players protect young fans amid chaos at West Ham.

Furious West Ham United fans invade pitch to chant at club’s owners.