Moment fan runs on pitch and stops West Ham during dangerous attack against Lyon to leave David Moyes visibly fuming

A WEST HAM fan brought a promising attack to a grinding halt after running onto the pitch, enraging boss David Moyes.

The Hammers played out a 1-1 draw with Lyon at the London Stadium in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final clash.

A first half red card for Aaron Cresswell and goals by Jarrod Bowen and Tanguy Ndombele has helped set up a nail-biting affair in France.

But as ten-men West Ham went in search of a winner late on, a fan brought the game to a halt by running on the pitch.

The fan, who bizarrely seemed chuffed with himself, was met with a chorus of boos.

The players he would've undoubtedly been cheering on for the 85 minutes that had passed, were in disbelief.

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And boss Moyes was seething on the touchline as a golden opportunity to snatch the tie went to waste.

Moyes said: "I was baffled.

"This is a really good football club doing so many good things.

"But those things tonight didn't help, we were on a counter-attack with an opportunity to score."

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Hammers fans were also left raging, venting their frustrations on social media.

West Ham fan Dan told talkSPORT: "We're on the attack, three-on-three, and we've got a massive opportunity of getting in the box and get a goal, potentially, and you've got some idiot running on the pitch.

"I'm just thinking, 'what on earth is going on?'

"You cannot have been a proper West Ham fan if you're running on the pitch when we're attacking. Who do you think you are?"

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