Allardyce hails West Ham supersubs after Cup win

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce hailed his supersubs after their 2-0 Capital One Cup win at Burnley.

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce hailed his supersubs after their 2-0 Capital One Cup win at Burnley.

Despite a lacklustre first-half showing, Jack Collison, Stewart Downing and Kevin Nolan were introduced from the bench to turn the contest in the visitors' favour.

They progressed thanks to penalties from Matt Taylor and Collison, the first spot-kick won by Nolan, with Keith Treacy also seeing red for Burnley in stoppage-time.

"The introduction of first Jack Collison at half-time then Stewart Downing, then Kevin Nolan as the game went on meant our quality of player got better and our quality of passing got better and better," said Allardyce.

"In the end we were very, very happy that we won and I'm very happy with the team and the effort the players put in."

 
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