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Goalscorer Antonio mixed emotions after West Ham draw

Michail Antonio had mixed emotions after West Ham's 2-2 draw with Leicester City.

Antonio was on the scoresheet but they dropped two points after a late Foxes equaliser scored by Harvey Barnes.

“It's very disappointing," Antonio admitted. “We managed to get the lead two times and it was just about holding it, but they managed to get the goal in stoppage time.

“All we can do is just got to take the positives from the game because we did play well and dominate the game. We scored goals and we had the fight and the grit this week, but we just didn't manage to get the three points that we need. Next week, hopefully we can."

Antonio's sixth goal of the season came in familiar fashion, as a fine build-up down the left flank culminated in Mark Noble crossing and Antonio rising above Ben Chilwell to plant a powerful header past Kasper Schmeichel.

“I'm very pleased, as I am every time I score a goal, but it's just disappointing that the goal didn't come along with the three points," the No30 continued. “Nobes put a great ball in and I made a great run and it just ends up on my head, like I've got a magnet on there!

“We dominated the first half and we tried to come out in the second half and do the same thing again, but they came out and showed why they're in the Premier League as well and managed to get two opportunities and two goals of their own."

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