Antonio names cause of Bournemouth blues


antonio2212_726Michail Antonio has put West Ham’s Bournemouth Blues down to a lack of composure.

Speaking on the official site after the game he said: ““It was a dramatic game, but a frustrating one for us. It was end-to-end stuff and we should have stayed a bit more composed when we went into the lead – especially as we scored straight after they missed their pen.

“Bournemouth kept pressing us and working hard. They desperately need the points right now and they showed some grit and some fight.

“The good thing in football is you always get the chance to put it right, so we’ll go again at home against Leicester and hopefully we can get the three points then.”

Antonio’s goal came in the tenth minute,e after being set up by Sofiane Feghouli, but he will hope his next strike comes in a winning cause.

He added: “I always want to score goals, but I always want to win games as well, so it’s disappointing that we’ve ended up losing.

“It’s all about winning games, so it’s not the feeling I wanted. I can’t really remember the goal to be honest. I just remember Sofiane passing me the ball, taking it on my left and it going into the net.”

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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