West Ham boss Moyes on Chelsea thriller: We actually weren't that good today! | OneFootball
West Ham boss Moyes on Chelsea thriller: We actually weren't that good today!
West Ham boss David Moyes says they weren't at their best for victory over Chelsea.
Thiago Silva broke the deadlock for Chelsea in the first half, heading Mason Mount's corner past Lukasz Fabianski via the inside of the post.
West Ham were gifted a chance to equalise when Edouard Mendy brought down Jarrod Bowen following a poor backpass from Jorginho, allowing Manuel Lanzini to stroke home from the penalty spot.
Bowen's low drive from the edge of the area restored parity once more before Arthur Masuaku's remarkable 87th-minute winner.
Afterwards, Moyes said: "Truthfully, I didn't think we played that well today. But we got the goals and in other games I don't think we played any worse or any better but we haven't got the goals. Today we got the goals to go with it, and to get them against a team that don't concede many is a great credit to the lads.
"We were much better [in the second half.]. We were too passive and submissive in the first half. They are quality, that is why they are European champions because of the level they can play at. Whether you press them or stay off them, they are very good at both."
On the winner from Masuaku, Moyes added: "I said to him that I thought it was a great cross. It was very fortunate, the goal, but in football you need a bit of fortune sometimes. In the last few games we have lost it a little bit, but today we got it back."