Aris 2 West Ham 2
West Ham started the game with an enforced experimental central midfield of Sheringham and Mullins. It was not suprising therefore that Aris had the better of the first half, creating a number of chances, and were unlucky not to end the half with the lead.
However West Ham started the second half more commandingly. Within a minute of the restart Etherington crossed the ball from the left and Harewood scored from close range. In the 67th minute Noble, playing at right back in the second half, found Zamora with a long ball and Bobby ran at the keeper before coolly slotting the ball past him.
Within a minute Aris had pulled a goal back from a Javito shot from just outside the box, which beat Walker just inside his right-hand post. In the 72nd minute Aris drew level when a cross found Reyes who side-footed it into the net from 5 yards out.