West Ham United were dominant in their 4-0 win against AFC Bournemouth, taking 11 more shots than their opposition and getting seven more corners.
In his first game as Hammers manager, Moyes likely will have been satisfied with what he saw from the majority of his players.
Watch West Ham United Videos With StreamFootball.tv Below
Declan Rice will certainly be one whose contribution he will be happy with.
— Declan Rice (@_DeclanRice) January 1, 2020
The fans certainly feel that way, with “awesome” and “outstanding” being two words used to describe his performance on Twitter.
Did he really play for us?! No West Ham fan has managed to name all of these obscure Irons signings….
This level of praise is deserved, as the 20-year-old completed five tackles, two dribbles and maintained a pass success rate of 90%.
West Ham ended up looking very comfortable and the midfield partnership of Rice and Mark Noble was a key reason behind that.
Well played Dec
— ethan (@WhuEthan) January 1, 2020
— Ciaran Condon (@WHUCiaran) January 1, 2020
Well played fella, awesome today
— Dave Wright (@dmw1966) January 1, 2020
I love youunreal today as always
— Ruby-mae (@PalesMae) January 1, 2020
However, there is one moment that stood out for many – his assist for Felipe Anderson’s goal, the final one of the game.
The England international played a wonderful lofted ball to the Brazilian with his left foot, allowing him to touch it towards goal, before bursting forward and placing it past Aaron Ramsdale.
Fans were in awe of the technique involved, with one claiming that Rice has a “wand of a left foot”.
You’re assist was something else for Anderson’s goal
— WestHamUtdNewsNow (@whu_news_now_) January 1, 2020
So you’ve got that assist in your locker aswell ? Wand of a left foot deccers
— Jack Westbrook (@JackWestbrook5) January 1, 2020
That ball to @F_Andersoon was
— Gavlar (@Gavlar20) January 1, 2020
What an assist
— ironsssss (@WHUbachmann03) January 1, 2020