A West Ham-supporting Telegraph journalist has absolutely nailed it on broken record David Moyes following the defeat at Man United.

West Ham once again spurned a host of chances and lost away at a so-called “top six” side when they were beaten 1-0 at Man United on Sunday.

The Hammers have been the most wasteful team in the Premier League this season in terms of big chances converted.

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And many fans feel Moyes sets up the side too negatively at the start of matches, especially against the established elite clubs.

It was the same old story at Old Trafford as West Ham did not truly have a go until they were trailing.

When the Hammers did they were either typically wasteful, lacking composure or found David De Gea in inspired form.

Fans were once again left feeling frustrated and asking the question why West Ham cannot play on the front foot – as they did when chasing the game in the second half – from the start of matches.

The defeat to Man United means Moyes has failed to win away in the Premier League at Man United, Liverpool, Arsenal or Chelsea in 70 attempts.

Moyes once again rued ‘bad luck’ after seeing his West Ham side suffer defeat at his old club.

Now a West Ham-supporting Telegraph journalist has absolutely nailed it on broken record Moyes.

West Ham-supporting Telegraph journalist absolutely nails it on broken record David Moyes

Before his post-match interview, Telegraph journalist and huge Hammers fan Dan Silver made some very salient points indeed about Moyes and his view point.

“Moyes will say West Ham were unlucky and did enough to earn a point (and he’d be right) but this same pattern has happened pretty much every time we go away to a ‘big’ club,” former Daily Mirror man Silver said on Twitter.

“70 times he’s gone to Man United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal, and never won. It can’t just be luck.”

When it was put to Silver that De Gea was man of the match, he made another good point about Moyes and West Ham.

“Today the keeper had a worldy, against Liverpool we missed a pen, against Chelsea we were robbed by VAR… always something, but normally as a result of setting up for 0-0, going behind, and then having to go for it,” Silver added.

“Maybe going in with a different mindset might help?”

The galling thing for West Ham fans is that the result and approach was all too predictable.

So much so that many fans posted timelines of how the match would pan out before the game and got it spot on.

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.


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