posted on Dec, 21 2003 @ 02:59 AM
Jermain Defoe's third red card of the season proved costly for West Ham as Jorge Leitao's second-half strike earned a deserved point for Walsall.
The Hammers' top scorer, who only returned from a five-match ban in last week's 3-2 victory against Sunderland, was sent off for a wild swing at
Saddlers defender Ian Roper after just six minutes.
Alan Pardew's men responded in the best possible fashion, though, grabbing the opener just four minutes later through Marlon Harewood's third goal for
And the Londoners, who had lost both of the games in which Defoe had previously been dismissed, survived intense pressure from the home side after the
break to cling on for a point.
What the hell is defoe playing at,i hope they fine him at least 2 weeks wages he is costing us points,it makes me mad that he thinks that he is too
good for us..