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West Ham fullback Coufal on Everton defeat: We played well until final third

West Ham fullback Vladimír Coufal urged teammates to stay positive after defeat to Everton.

The Hammers were edged out by Dominic Calvert-Lewin's first half strike, with the home side unable to break down a solid Toffees backline.

But Coufal insists a top four finish remains within reach.

“I don't think we felt under pressure because of fourth place," he told the club's website. “Football is about emotions and you want to win for your teammates, for points and for pride.

“Of course we will hope to end the season in the top four. Nothing is lost – we have three games to go and we have to try to win all of them."

He added: “We had some opportunities, but to be honest we played well on the whole pitch until the final third.

“We have to be better in the final third of the pitch and improve our game there."

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