apahabar.com, JAKARTA – West Ham United coach Manuel Pellegrini, rejoicing at the success of his attacker, Javier Hernandez, who packed the Wolverine 4-3 winners over Huddersfield Town, in the 31st week of the Premier League on Saturday (17/3) night.
The player who is familiarly called Chicharito scored his first goal six minutes ahead of normal time after gore a cross from Felipe Anderson in injury time. The goal ensured victory at the London Olympic Stadium.
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“Javier played very well in previous matches, but he seemed to be under pressure to score goals,” Pellegrini was quoted as saying by ANTARA, Sunday (17/3).
“This time he got off the bench and scored two goals,” he added.
Overall Pellegrini claimed to be less satisfied with the performance of his team, but winning by scoring three goals in the last 15 minutes of the match was a good presentation for the supporters.
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“I hate when my team plays badly. Win or lose I want the team to play well,” he said.
“But winning is the most important thing, and winning 4-3 with three goals in the last minute is good for the team and fans,” the Chilean coach added.
West Ham got ahead ahead of Mark Noble’s penalty, but then trailed 1-3 as a result of Juninho Bacuna’s goal and ambassador Karlan Ahearne-Grant for Huddersfield.
Luckily Angelo Ogbonna sparked the revival of West Ham in the 75th minute before finally Wolverine Chicharito ensured victory.
West Ham are currently ninth with a collection of 42 points, while Huddersfield (14) is still the caretaker of the standings and is increasingly close to certainty of being relegated.
West Ham United (4-1-4-1): Lukasz Fabianski; Pablo Zabaleta, Issa Diop, Angelo Ogbonna, Aaron Cresswell; Declan Rice; Michail Antonio (Javier Hernandez), Mark Noble (Samir Nasri), Manuel Lanzini, Felipe Anderson; Marko Arnautovic (Lucas Perez)
Coach: Manuel Pellegrini
Huddersfield Town (4-2-3-1): Jonas Loessl; Thomas Smith, Jon Gorenc-Stankovic, Terence Kongolo, Erik Durm; Juninho Bacuna (Jason Puncheon), Aaron Mooy; Aaron Rowe (Philip Biling), Alex Pritchard, Chris Lowe; Karlan Ahearne-Grant (Steve Mounie)
Coach: Jan Siewert
Editor: Fariz F