He believed the Irons had won it at the end with with Sakho’s header and said: “I was ready to start dancing which isn’t a pleasing sight.
The Hammers were terrific on a night when Enner Valencia proved David Gold’s prophetic words to ClaretandHugh of a few days ago correct when he said: “He’ll cause problems to any Premier League defence.”
Allardyce didn’t believe there was much in the first half but was drooling over the Valencia wonder goal which put us back on level terms after the Hernandez opener.
He said: “What a strike of power and accuracy – it was great. I hope he believes he’s arrived in this League – he and Sakho worked really hard. It was good to get Alex Song on as well
He added: We will respect the point and I think we will get better as the players get to know each other better.”