Rice was a commanding presence in the Hammers’ 2-0 victory over Rapid Vienna, and opened the scoring by finishing off a sweeping move having sprinted half the pitch to arrive in the opposition penalty box.
The striker, along with Son Heung-min and Lucas Moura, was left out of the starting XI for the UEFA Conference League group match as Nuno Espirito Santo named a second string team.
There were ugly scenes during West Ham’s 2-0 win over Rapid Vienna in the Europa League on Thursday, with visiting supporters trying to invade the home fans’ section and objects being thrown.
Liverpool midfielder Harvey Elliott has dived into his injury rehabilitation after successful surgery on his gruesome ankle dislocation, sharing a progress update.
Aamer Anwar described the jeering as ‘shameful’, coming just months after Ondrej Kudela of Spartals rivals Slavia received a ten-game ban after UEFA found him guilty of racially abusing the Ibrox player.
Ange Postecoglou branded Celtic’s home Europa League thrashing from Bayer Leverkusen ‘unacceptable’.
Dele Alli appeared to head straight for the tunnel following his substitution versus Mura.
Celtic were hammered 4-0 at home to Bayer Leverkusen in the Europa League on Thursday. The days of Parkhead being a temple of doom for Europe’s finest are over.
CHRIS WHEELER: Donny van de Beek is ready to make another attempt to leave Man United in January after his Old Trafford career hit a new low in the Champions League win over Villarreal.
Spurs have managed just four goals from six games in the league with only two teams scoring fewer than Nuno Espirito Santo’s men. They’re also bottom of the table for chances created.