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Moyes 'really disappointed' after West Ham fall to Fulham

West Ham United manager David Moyes was disappointed with his team's efforts against Fulham.

The Hammers had a busy week after their Europa League quarter final first leg against Bayer Leverkusen.

Days later, they faced a tough Premier League assignment at home against the Cottagers, losing 2-0.

Post-game, manager Moyes stated: “We didn't take our chances and I'm really disappointed.

“I thought we had the stronger part of the game for the best part of the first 20 to 25 minutes. I thought we missed two big chances before they scored, and we needed to be clinical in those moments so we wouldn't have to give out too much energy in the game. As the game went on, we ran out of energy.

“It was a huge moment [Antonio's early chance], but we were susceptible to a counter-attack as we had an attacking team to try and win, and it probably went against us in a way as we got done on the counter-attack today.

“I'm really disappointed with the whole thing, but I felt as if we started the game relatively well, made chances, but didn't take the moments when we got them. It just looked like a day where we looked as if we couldn't take our chances. We've probably had more possession than we've had in many games this season, but we couldn't make the most of it."

He then added: “It's been a demanding schedule, but we didn't put on a good enough show.

“Of course they are [feeling the schedule]. I think we have seven games in April and we are getting towards the mid-end of it.

“Today was a really important game for us, and we knew if we won we would go sixth in the league, so I'm really disappointed we couldn't put on a better show. I genuinely think we had the chances, but we didn't take them."

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