West Ham held to draw as Tommy Conway equaliser earns Bristol City an FA Cup replay

Introduction to this article
West Ham faces a replay after being held to a 1-1 draw by Bristol City in the FA Cup, setting up a trip back to Ashton Gate for manager David Moyes. The Hammers took an early lead through Jarrod Bowen, but were pegged back by a second-half equalizer from Tommy Conway.

West Ham’s Early Lead

Bowen’s early goal put West Ham in the driver’s seat, but the team was unable to hold onto their lead for the remainder of the match. Lucas Paqueta played a key role in setting up the goal, but sadly had to be replaced due to injury, leaving an opportunity for teenage striker Divin Mubama to make an appearance.

Bristol City’s Equalizing Goal

Bristol City clawed their way back into the match, with Tommy Conway delivering the equalizer in the second half. This led to an increasingly intense battle as both teams pushed for a winning goal to avoid a replay.

City’s Threats and West Ham’s Response

Despite West Ham’s early lead, Bristol City was able to create opportunities, with Pring coming close to scoring but missing the target. Ultimately, City’s goal in the second half forced West Ham to step up their attacking efforts, but they were unable to find a winning goal.