West Ham battle past Huddersfield to ease Bilic’s fear of following De Boer

Second-half goals from Pedro Obiang and André Ayew sealed West Ham’s first win of the season and alleviated the pressure on Slaven Bilic. The West Ham manager admitted the sacking of Frank de Boer by Crystal Palace earlier on Monday had been “in the back of my mind” before the match.On the night, West Ham United did not look like a team of experienced, expensively recruited players. Their style was disjointed, their shape questionable. But in terms of fight and determination, Slaven Bilic’s side gave their all in the sort of performance you might associate with a far less glamorous side – a Huddersfield Town perhaps. In the end it was enough to take three points. Related: Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action Related: West Ham United 2-0 Huddersfield Town: Premier League – as it happened Continue reading......
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