Moyes happy having West Ham above Man Utd | OneFootball
Moyes happy having West Ham above Man Utd
West Ham boss David Moyes admits he's happy having his team above Manchester United on the table.
Moyes insists he holds “no grudges" towards his former employers — but he admits it gives him “satisfaction" to be ahead of today's opponents.
He said: “Of course it does. There's not many managers who go to Old Trafford with a team above them in the Premier League.
“I'm pleased we're in front of them but what really matters is being ahead of them at the end of the season.
“We have to go there with confidence. Our idea is to challenge those top-four clubs.
“We don't necessarily see ourselves being quite there yet. We missed out on the top four last year by just two points and the challenge to the players is, 'Can we get those extra two points that might see us make it?'."
West Ham suffered a 2-1 home defeat by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team earlier this season — after Moyes sent on Mark Noble to take a last-gasp penalty which was saved by David De Gea.
And Moyes admitted: “I didn't enjoy my own company for a few days afterwards because I thought I'd made a terrible decision and I beat myself up about it.
“That decision we got wrong as it didn't quite work — but I still think my reasons for doing it were right."
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