David Moyes says there’s ‘no likelihood’ West Ham needs to be thought-about prime 4 contenders.
A 2-1 win in opposition to Tottenham propelled his West Ham facet into Champions League locations due to targets from Michail Antonio and Jesse Lingard however the Hammers supervisor refused to get carried away.
That is regardless of West Ham recording seven wins in 9 Premier League video games.
“We’re not prime 4 contenders, not with the groups round us and the groups under us,” Moyes advised talkSPORT afterwards.
“Issues occur in soccer… I don’t assume anyone ever thought Leicester would win the Premier League [in the 2015/16 campaign].
“So I don’t assume many individuals would assume West Ham could be within the prime 4 – they’ve bought an excellent likelihood they’ll be proper.
“However whereas we’re there, why would we not problem for it? Why would we not go for it? I’m actually not going to be unfavourable about it, however I’m additionally not going to get carried away and say issues that I can’t again up.
“The West Ham supporters have seen us get a win in a derby recreation.
“I do know what it means to win a derby recreation and what it’s wish to be concerned in it, so fortunately that could be a huge consequence for them right this moment, as effectively.”
For Moyes, it was a primary win over Mourinho on the 16th time of asking nevertheless it was a nervy end for him as Spurs battled again when Lucas Moura scored within the second half.
Spurs hit the woodwork twice within the closing 15 minutes as they looked for a leveller.
Gareth Bale fizzed an effort that clipped the highest of the crossbar from 18 yards after which, deep into damage time, Heung-min Son’s deflected effort looped into the submit, confirming that it was to be West Ham’s day.
They’re 9 factors above their London rivals and followers shall be dreaming even when Moyes isn’t simply but.