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West Ham win out of a Tarantino film – Bilic

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic has stated that the Hammers' dramatic 2-1 FA Cup victory over Liverpool on Tuesday night would be fit for a Quentin Tarantino movie.

The Hammers claimed a hard-fought victory over Liverpool in the fourth round of the cup and it was a dramatic last minute goal in extra-time from Angelo Ogbonna which handed them the win.

Bilic was left very entertained by the various twists and turns during the clash and has stated that the match possessed all the scenarios fit for a film by acclaimed American filmmaker Tarantino.

Bilic said: "The match went into extra-time and we have a last minute winner. All the scenarios were from a good movie director – Tarantino.

"I am proud of the boys and they left their hearts on the pitch. They did everything, we had injuries and had players who were not playing in their positions like (Michail) Antonio but they still did a brilliant job.

"They were fighting and playing football. We were defending, attacking and as a manager that is all you can ask from your players. Every point is important in the Premier League and there are no games that are more important than the other games but this was a special one. To beat Liverpool like that who came with a strong side.

"They had more than enough quality in their side and some fresh legs because they didn't play at the weekend so it was a good combination for them. To cope with them over 120 minutes was brilliant. We had a great goal to put us 1-0 in front and I felt we deserved to lead at half-time. We hit the post twice and I think we deserved.

"It was an unlucky goal to concede but to come back after that and press them, defend and attack as a unit, I can talk for hours about this game! We deserved it and I am very proud of the players."

Sarad Bade Shrestha
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