West Ham goalkeeper Darren Randolph is irked after Bastian Schweinsteiger block

West Ham 'keeper Darren Randolph is grounded in the goal as Anthony Martial celebrates
Image: West Ham 'keeper Darren Randolph is grounded in the goal as Anthony Martial celebrates

West Ham goalkeeper Darren Randolph concedes his weekend was ruined by Bastian Schweinsteiger's block.

The Manchester United midfielder used his big game experience to block Randolph from getting across to save Anthony Martial's equalising goal.

Randolph has taken the incident in his stride though and remains hopeful West Ham can still progress to the semi-final of the FA Cup following the 1-1 draw.

"It was a nice shoulder," Randolph said of Schweinsteiger nudge.

"I didn't have much to do but in these games you need everyone to be on top form, which they were, but we couldn't hang on to the 1-0 and go through.

"Yeah, it does [ruin your day] because he has not gone for the ball. He just wants to obstruct me and it worked.

"I would hope that my team-mates would do the same and hopefully get away with it."

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The replay will be the final cup tie at Upton Park before the Hammers' summer move to the Olympic Stadium.

"If we get the right result it will be a great way to leave the Boleyn Ground in terms of FA Cup matches," Randolph said.

"The atmosphere will be brilliant, as it was against Liverpool and Tottenham in the league, so we have a great chance.

"We are at home, we will have the crowd behind us. I don't know if many teams like going there so we will be up for the fight again."

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