Having kicked off the Manuel Pellegrini era with four defeats from four Premier League games, it’s already starting to feel like another season that will have West Ham staring nervously down at the relegation zone rather than up at the Europa League spots.
Perhaps the Irons shouldn’t have been expected to take anything from their meetings with Liverpool and Arsenal but Wolves represented crucially beatable opposition on Saturday, especially in front of a supportive London Stadium crowd.
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However, the Irons just couldn’t create much going forward – new No.10 signing Felipe Anderson, who Transfermarkt value at £31.5million, made just one chance throughout the ninety minutes – and the sucker-punch eventually came when Carlos Sanchez squandered possession late on, leaving Adama Traore to net on the counter-attack.
So, West Ham fans, who do you think was the biggest culprit during Saturday’s 1-0 loss? Let us know by taking part below and giving each player involved a performance rating out of ten…