West Ham boss David Moyes admitted his delight at seeing key gamers tick over within the Europa League win over Genk, forward of the conflict with Tottenham.
The Hammers continued their spectacular begin to the group stage with a 3-0 win on Thursday. Not solely did they make it three wins from as many matches, however they’ve nonetheless not conceded.
As such, they now sit six factors clear on the prime of Group H forward of successive journeys to Genk and Fast Vienna in Europe.
However after the latest residence win, West Ham keep on the London Stadium to welcome Spurs on Sunday.
Tottenham made a number of modifications as they misplaced 1-0 to Vitesse Arnhem of their Europa Convention League sport on Thursday.
Moyes, although, was capable of maintain a few of his key stars in his lineup and insisted that he wished to take action to have the most effective probability of defeating Tottenham.
Requested if West Ham have had the right week forward of the conflict with their rivals, Moyes advised BT Sport: “Properly, you by no means know.
“Tottenham went with a distinct workforce tonight to maintain a bit of little bit of momentum to how we performed at Everton.
“We wanted to keep players ticking over. You never know how it works in this job, you just have to get ready and prepare the best you can for the next game.”
Craig Dawson, Issa Diop and Jarrod Bowen received West Ham’s objectives in opposition to Genk. Defender Dawson’s header simply earlier than half time proved the right time to attain.
Diop and Bowen then struck inside 72 seconds of one another after the break to place the hosts in full management.
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West Ham have proven a penchant for set-piece objectives this season. Angelo Ogbonna’s winner in opposition to Everton got here from a dead-ball alternative, as did Diop and Dawson’s objectives.
Moyes revealed final Sunday that his teaching employees work on set-pieces as a precedence. Requested in regards to the scenario once more, although, he insisted that such objectives come right down to fundamentals.
“I’d love to say they were [goals from the training ground], but they weren’t,” the Scot added. Folks will inform you, we don’t all work on set-pieces on a regular basis.
“After all we’ve to take curiosity in them, however I believe you want individuals who wish to head the ball and should you’ve received individuals who can ship it, it offers you an opportunity of scoring.
“For all the work you do, you need those ingredients or it won’t work.”
West Ham have nonetheless solely misplaced twice this season and are in a powerful place to qualify for the knockout phases of the Europa League.