BALBUENA – The man we need back asap

We have now been without Fabián Balbuena for 4 matches now since his injury against Watford on 22nd December. Have we missed him? I think so, and more importantly with some of the more difficult fixtures coming up and hopefully a Cup run then we need our main defender back. His…

2018/19 Squad Report so far

Its been a turbulent start to the season for West Ham. We were on such a low after losing our first four games but then turned it around and went on a four match unbeaten streak including a big 3-1 home win against Manchester United. Recent fixtures have received mixed…

Our Premier League campaign so far: Review

12 games into the season and we have already reached our third international break. Leaving that particular subject for another day, it is now a good time to reflect on our season so far, with nearly a third of the campaign having already passed us by.   Manuel Pellegrini’s start…

West Ham 4 Burnley 2 – Review in Stats

Some views on individual stats Due to our dominance, our passing and attacking stats were higher that defensive.   Zabaleta – Good all round stats Balbuena – With no need for a dominant defensive performance, he showed lower stats that normal but still added another 4 clearances. Lower than average…

West Ham 0 Tottenham 1 – Review in Stats

Some Views on Individual Stats Zabaleta – Steady stats in both directions, mainly adds territory and passes in the final third Balbuena – Highest number of passes in our team, good distribution from the back. Diop – Joint best defensive stats in our team with Rice. Cresswell – Good attacking…