Two 1-0 wins has certainly lightened the mood around West Ham United after a tricky start to the season.
Slaven Bilic’s side lost five of their first six Premier League matches, and won just one of their opening four matches at the London Stadium, having moved there from Upton Park in the summer.
However, a crucial 1-0 win at Crystal Palace last weekend was succeeded by an equally-important 1-0 victory over Sunderland on Saturday, which has lifted the Hammers out of the bottom three and up to 15th in the table.
Those defensive frailties we saw at the start of the campaign appear to have gone since Bilic changed formation to incorporate a back three, and his side will go into tomorrow’s League Cup match against in-form Chelsea with high hopes of progressing to the last eight.
Nevertheless, there has already been speculation about who Bilic may try and bring in during the January transfer window, as the Hammers look to push on and match last season’s seventh place finish.
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