Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
Sports | By Nelson Rowe

Huddersfield Town 1-4 West Ham United

Huddersfield Town 1-4 West Ham United

JOE LOLLEY'S first Premier League goal was scant consolation for a Huddersfield Town side well beaten by West Ham United.

The victory was Moyes' 200th as a manager - becoming just the fourth Premier League boss to win as many top-flight matches - with another of the four, Sir Alex Ferguson, watching on from the stands.

The Austria global created the opener for Mark Noble midway through the first half, only for Joe Lolley to level things up with his first league goal of the campaign.

The visitors went in front after 25 minutes following some tragic defending from the Terriers.

However, it was West Ham who broke the deadlock just before the half hour after a mistake by Lolley from Lossl's short goal kick. Lolley was at fault for Noble's goal, giving away possession on the edge of his area.

The bottom half of the table is extremely tight at present and Huddersfield will be aware that taking points off those sides around them will be key to ensuring their own survival.

Wagner praised Lolley after he atoned for his error by hauling his side level on the stroke of half-time with a sublime strike but the German was left frustrated after seeing Huddersfield fail to contain West Ham's creative engine of Lanzini and Arnautovic.

The good times for West Ham vs Huddersfield this season continued ten minutes later, when Lanzini finished from clinically to make it 3-1.

Depoitre headed over another Van La Parra cross and West Ham forward Lanzini shot tamely at Lossl following a swift counter, but the Argentinian made no mistake soon after.

It proved, however, to be just a temporary let-off as Arnautovic played Lanzini clear and he did the rest with a cool finish.

Huddersfield were undone again by Arnautovic five minutes later.

The 28-year-old Austria global, who can operate as a forward or as a winger, joined West Ham from Premier League rivals Stoke City in the summer of 2017 for an transfer fee reported by The Guardian to be worth £20 million. Would they respond well enough for him. These are mistakes you can not do in the Premier League if you want to get some points.

Arsenal legend Martin Keown says he has been told West Ham United boss David Moyes is very hands-on on the training ground and admits he was anxious the former Manchester United manager would be too intense for the Hammers.

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