Michail Antonio scored his 7th function in 5 video games as West Ham all however secured every other season in the English Premier League with a 3-1 win that saved Watford in relegation hassle on Friday.
The Hammers struck thrice in a dominant opening 36 mins to depart Watford reeling, shifting David Moyes’ facet six issues transparent of the drop zone with two video games to move.
“It’s got us in a really strong position,” West Ham supervisor David Moyes stated, “and I’m hoping that we can win more games but if we don’t then I’m hoping that the points total will also be enough to keep us up.”
Antonio gave West Ham the lead in the 6th minute and it used to be doubled via a header from Tomas Soucek.
Declan Rice fired in the 3rd from distance in the 36th minute as West Ham went into the wreck in entire keep an eye on.
Troy Deeney pulled one again for Watford at first of the second one part, however the guests struggled to impose themselves at the recreation, regardless of having classes of ownership after the period.
The outcome leaves Watford simply 3 issues above the relegation zone, and going through daunting final suits towards Manchester City and Arsenal.
Nigel Pearson used to be employed as supervisor when Watford had simply 9 issues from 16 video games. The staff has taken 25 issues from 20 suits however has misplaced 5 consecutive Premier League away suits.
“It’s a game which has passed us by somewhat in the first half, performance wise,” Pearson stated. “It’s not what I would expect from us and it’s very disappointing. We’ve got to find a win now in the last two games.
“It’s not easy to deal with. I didn’t think we were resilient enough collectively. I’m not saying everybody was, we had some spirited performances out there, but we were not what I would expect from us. Whether that’s the pressure of the situation, who knows? But now we have to find good performances in the last two games to give us chances of winning those games, it’s as simple as that.”