West Ham want simply 4 factors from their remaining two video games to ensure European football subsequent season.
The Hammers slipped to seventh spot following their 1-1 draw away to Brighton and Tottenham’s 2-0 win over Wolves on Sunday afternoon.
However, one win from two might be sufficient for West Ham because of their superior purpose distinction in comparison with eighth-place Everton, who sit three factors behind David Moyes’ males, and the gamers are decided to safe European football.
“This season we thought that we wished to play increased up within the league and play to succeed in, for instance, the Champions League or the Europa League,” Tomas Soucek informed the membership web site.
“That remains to be alive, so we need to do the utmost to remain sixth or above.”
A sixth-placed end would see the Hammers qualify for the Europa League group levels, seventh would see West Ham enter on the ultimate play-off spherical for the brand new Europa Conference League.
Moyes stated after West Ham’s defeat to Everton on May 9, that he would like the Europa League to the Europa Conference league however added: “If we qualify for Europe it will be an unbelievable achievement it doesn’t matter what event we’re in as a result of it has been an excellent season and we hope we are able to maintain it going.”
The level towards Brighton might be very important in securing European football for subsequent season and the goalscorer on the Amex Stadium, Said Benrahma, is confident the staff can recover from the road towards West Brom and Southampton.
“They aren’t simple matches as a result of we’re up towards groups in direction of the underside of the desk that will need to give us an excellent sport,” Benrahma stated.
“It gained’t be simple, however we’ll head into them trying to win and why can’t we qualify for Europe? That’s the purpose for the membership, the gamers and the staff.”
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Benrahma’s equaliser towards Brighton was his first purpose in a Hammers shirt after 28 appearances and aid in addition to pleasure was evident in his post-match feedback.
“I’m pleased to have scored my first purpose,” he stated.
“I hope it’s only the start. I’ve been working laborious for this on daily basis and it’s paid off at this time. I’d’ve preferred to have gotten the win as properly, however a degree away from house is OK and we’ve got two video games left.
“We have to present every little thing and I hope to attain extra targets.”