West Ham United tee up FA Cup fifth round clash with Manchester United or Liverpool as they ease past Doncaster Rovers

West Ham United will face with Manchester United or Liverpool in the fifth round of the FA Cup as they beat Doncaster Rovers at the London Stadium.
The Premier League side beat their League One opponents 4-0 on Saturday afternoon and never looked like succumbing to a giantkilling.
Fornals celebrates with Fredericks who laid on his goalGetty Images – Getty
An early strike from Pablo Fornals settled any nerves and knocked the stuffing out of their opponents, led by Darren Moore.
A bright attacking front-four was always looking to kill the game off with Said Benrahma a threat throughout and he teed up Andriy Yarmolenko for a delicate second.
Andy Butler didn’t have his finest game for Rovers and put the third in his own net before a goal for Oladapo Afolayan settled in the closing stages.
And now a Premier League giant awaits David Moyes’ Hammers in the next round.
West Ham manager Moyes directs his sideAFP
“A goal of the highest quality,” said talkSPORT pundit Perry Groves with just three minutes gone, and he wasn’t wrong either.
The Hammers galloped down the right flank with Yarmolenko and Ryan Fredericks linking and the latter eventually got to the penalty before firing over a fine cross.
Fornals barreled his way into the penalty area and guided home a fine first-time left foot shot.
The Hammers were clearly in no mood for a shock and Benrahma and Manuel Lanzini almost combined for a goal soon after, and Yarmolenko also volleyed wide as the screw was turned.
Fornals buries the opening goal of the gameAFP
It was 2-0 just after the half-hour mark as Andy Butler gave the ball cheaply back to the Hammers allowing Benrahma another bite of the cherry.
The Algerian threaded through Yarmolenko on the left side of the area and he superbly clipped over the scurrying goalkeeper and into the back of the net.
Joe Wright did at least get a header on target for Doncaster in the first-half as they faced an uphill battle to get back into the tie.
Yarmolenkos lovely finish doubled the leadAFP
In the second period, Benrahma looked to force the issue and made Ellery Balcombe make a save from a free-kick.
Mark Noble and Tomas Soucek also tested Balcombe, who did well but it was another set-piece saw West Ham get their third.
Noble’s corner from the left was nudged on at the near post and defender Butler could only slice a clearance into his own net.
After some excellent cross-field build-up a ball from Doncaster’s right wing wasn’t cleared and fell to Matt Smith.
The midfielder, currently on loan from Manchester City tamed the ball with a neat touch but his strike on goal clipped the bar and flew over.
West Ham eased to victory on home soilGetty Images – Getty
The win was eventually rounded off for the Hammers in heart-warming fashion, although, perhaps not so for Rovers.
Oladapo Afolayan hasn’t had the most conventional route to the top spending time at Loughborough University and Solihull Moors, as well as Toronto FC, before finding his way to West Ham.
He was in the right place at the right time with 12 minutes to go and he slotted into an empty net after Balcombe had parried a Fredericks cross into his path in the penalty area.
The Hammers will certainly have a sterner test next round though and you can find out who they will face by listening to Manchester United vs Liverpool on talkSPORT.

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