Sep 15, 2014 at 8pm UK at ​The KCOM Stadium
Hull City
2-2
West HamWest Ham United
Hernandez (39'), Diame (64')
Huddlestone (54'), Robertson (60'), Livermore (93')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Valencia (50'), Sakho (67' og.)
Reid (94')

Result: West Ham United fight back for draw with Hull City

West Ham United come from behind twice to share a 2-2 draw with Hull City in the Premier League.

West Ham United twice came from behind to share a 2-2 draw with Hull City at the KC Stadium in their Premier League clash this evening.

Enner Valencia of West Ham United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at Boleyn Ground on August 16, 2014© Getty Images

Mohamed Diame was involved early on against his former club, linking up with Andrew Robertson to put the West Ham defenders under pressure, but Hull were unable to break the deadlock.

West Ham started to see more of the ball as the half-hour mark approached, but Michael Dawson turned a Diafra Sakho delivery intended for Enner Valencia behind.

The hosts immediately pressed down the other end, resulting in Abel Hernandez marking his debut for the Tigers for a goal as he rose high to head in from a Dawson cross.

The Uruguayan came close to adding a second just before the break, but his volleyed effort was kept out by the crossbar, while Nikica Jelavic's rebound was chalked off for offside.

Hull striker Nikica Jelavic scores past West Ham goalkeeper Adrian but the 'goal' is chalked off during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 15, 2014© Getty Images

West Ham applied the pressure at the start of the second half as they tried to get back on level terms, and it paid off when Valencia won the ball out wide before cutting back into the centre and picking out the top corner with a curling effort from 25 yards out.

Valencia, who was making his first Premier League start this evening, could have added a second a few minutes later when Winston Reid flicked the ball on for him, but Allan McGregor beat him to it to make the save.

West Ham continued to create the majority of the chances early in the second half, but a mistimed throw allowed Diame to intercept the ball just outside the Hammers' penalty area before firing into the top corner for a goal against the club that he left this summer.

It took the visitors just three minutes to get back on level terms again though, as Stewart Downing tried to set up Sakho, but it was Curtis Davies who turned the ball into his own net.

Hull player Jake Livermore challenges Mark Noble of West Ham during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 15, 2014© Getty Images

Mark Noble almost put Sam Allardyce's men ahead for the first time shortly after, firing in a low shot from distance, but his finish was just wide.

The visitors continued to look the more attacking as full time approached, but McGregor did enough, while Dawson turned a Valencia effort onto the crossbar deep into stoppage time to ensure that they did not force a late winner.

The result moves both teams up the table, with West Ham climbing to 13th, while Hull are up to 10th.

Enner Valencia of West Ham United celebrates with team mate Stewart Downing of West Ham United as he scores their first goal during Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 15, 2014
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