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West Ham attacker Antonio: Fulham gave us the jolt we needed

West Ham attacker Michail Antonio was delighted with Friday's defeat of Fulham.

The winger, whose powerful injury-time header made the result certain, believes the final scoreline was a fair refection of the game.

"We kept pushing and we kept going at 2-1," said Antonio. “It was nice to top it off in the end and make it 3-1.

"They were playing decent football, finding holes in our midfield and they were creating things, so getting the third goal was important."

Antonio was perplexed by the Hammers' sluggish start, as Fulham took the lead after just three minutes.

"I cannot explain how we started the game - it was terrible. I don't think we could string two passes together in the first few minutes. As soon as they scored we picked ourselves up and it was a kick in the bum basically."

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