David Moyes wants Marko Arnautovic to maintain high levels

David Moyes wants Marko Arnautovic to maintain high levels

David Moyes wants Marko Arnautovic to maintain high levels

Simplicity is as elusive as stability at West Ham, where conspiracy theories flourish, fade and die like the bubbles pumped out in a transparent attempt to maintain at least one club tradition. We want more ups than downs.

A GOAL IN EACH HALF from Javier Hernandez and Marko Arnautovic handed West Ham United three priceless Premier League points as Watford were beaten in a well contested, but often disjointed encounter at the London Stadium.

Watford actually carved open the first opportunities of an open game, Etienne Capoue with a shot deflected over and, from the corner, Adrian Mariappa's header forcing a smart save from Hammers goalkeeper Adrian. While Watford have struggled defensively, they have scored the eighth most goals this season, with Abdoulaye Doucouré leading the club with seven goals. Back then, Watford were eighth and warding off Everton's interest in Marco Silva, whilst West Ham were 18th.

"We'll have a massive video analysis department, increase the scouting department, every player will be looked at five or six times. We've got a very good team when everybody's fit".

Tensions flared in the London Stadium concourse at half-time with fans being ejected from the ground, and a pint of beer was also thrown into a steward's face.

West Ham look a totally different team when the Austrian, a £24million summer signing from Stoke, gets on the ball and his late goal killed off the Hornets after Javier Hernandez had opened the scoring.

West Ham now sit 12th in the English Premier League table, just one point off the top 10.

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On the pitch, West Ham beat Watford 2-0 for their first win since the mid-January FA Cup victory over Shrewsbury Town.

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