David Moyes made a shocking admission in the wake of last night’s meek surrender to Manchester City.
West Ham fans have been deeply unhappy with the Scot’s team selection and tactics since his unpopular return to the club in December.
One win in seven Premier League games tells its own story.
West Ham go from bad to worse under Moyes
Many supporters have been left wondering why Manuel Pellegrini was sacked given West Ham have somehow got worse under Moyes.
Conceding goals from set pieces has become a feature under Moyes.
And following the no contest 2-0 defeat at the Etihad, Moyes made a shocking admission about his attempt to change Manuel Pellegrini’s tactics which has backfired (Football London).
“You never want to concede from set pieces when you play Man City, it’s actually something you hope you don’t do because you know you’re going to be under pressure in so many other ways,” Moyes said in his post match press conference, as reported by Football London.
Moyes makes shocking admission about changing Pellegrini’s tactics
“So you don’t want to do it, but we will analyse it when we go back.
“I think not long before I came in it was man-to-man marking (under Pellegrini).
“(We) changed to zonal because it was the right way to go, but we have lost a couple of goals from corners now and we need to have a look and see what we can do.”
No justification for tactical ineptitude
Quite how Moyes can justify saying it was the ‘right way to go’ is anyone’s guess given West Ham’s awful form under him.
And it doesn’t get any easier with Liverpool away up next.
Moyes has overseen just two wins in nine games so far. One of those against an injury-ravaged Bournemouth and the other in the FA Cup against Gillingham.
West Ham fans were also angry with the club’s pathetic performance as they lost to West Brom at home in the FA Cup.