Soucek urges West Ham to kick a weird practice after Leicester wins

Tomas Soucek admits West Ham must kick off their weird practice of blowing a 3-0 lead after beating Leicester City 3-2 over the weekend.

The Hammers have racked up three goals of their last three video games, however had been pegged back to 3-3 by Arsenal and continue on 3-2 against Wolves and, on Sunday, Leicester.

“We’re assured in how we play from the start,” said Czech midfielder Soucek. “However it’s solely 60 minutes, as a result of within the last three video games we have scored three goals, up 3-0, however each recreation we hand over is 2 or three goals.

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“I am happy that the last two video games are just two video games – however we nonetheless have to be extra assured for 90 minutes, not just 60 or 70.

“I feel it is about confidence and thoughtfulness. We’re in really fine condition for 60 minutes however after this we really feel we’re close to winning and we wish to play with security in thoughts, and it seems like we’re safe in our field however that is not true.

“We have now to play like we did within the first 60 minutes, we’re safe after we are nonetheless pushing and taking part in loud. If we’re in our field solely then the opponents create probabilities. ”

Jesse Lingard scored twice and Jarrod Bowen added the third earlier than Leicester struck back by way of Kelechi Iheanacho’s double.

West Ham had been relieved when Wesley Fofana’s header, the last gasp, flew vast as they hung on for victory which lifted them back to fourth place.

So can the Hammers stay the course and safe an unlikely place within the Champions League subsequent season?

“It is nonetheless hard to say,” added Soucek. “We won’t rely what number of video games are left and what number of points we want.

“We have now to arrange for the following recreation, for Newcastle, and we have now to be happy that we received so we will be the identical method, with the identical spirit, and wish to take three point from the following recreation.

“The Champions League appears good nevertheless it’s too removed from now. We have to put together for the following recreation with out eager about this case.

“It is great that we’re accountable for the video games and the table, however as I said now it is Newcastle and I hope we play in an identical method by way of being offensive.”


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