Moyes admits his Hammers were terrible

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It was a shellshocked David Moyes who emerged following West Ham United’s miserable 5-1 drubbing at the hands of Newcastle United at the London Stadium.

Pressure has been mounting on the Hamers boss throughout the season. However, this latest setback for his relegation-threatened side has cast doubt over his future as well as whether his side has the heart to save themselves from the drop.

“We were terrible defensively tonight,” the Scotsman bemoaned.

“I thought the first and second goals were incredibly poor but I suppose it doesn’t help when they don’t come close to how bad the third and fourth were.

“That was a night where I thought we may have created more opportunities than we did against Southampton and there were bits of play that were better than they were against Southampton tonight.

We were up against a better side and they opened us up at times and created chances, but we did as well.

“We were in 2-1 down at half-time and were back in the game, but then came out and gave away a goal after thirty seconds.”

The Hammers now head to Fulham on Saturday: “We’re going to go away and get ourselves ready,” Moyes added.

“I don’t think we’ve got anything to show or anything to prove but deep down, after that, we got beat tonight badly and we have got to bounce back.”

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