What David Moyes said about Sheffield United after West Ham's 3-0 win at London Stadium

David Moyes, the West Ham United manager, hailed the "professional job" his side did in victory over Sheffield United tonight after insisting that Chris Wilder's Blades "played well" at the London Stadium.

Monday, 15th February 2021, 8:22 pm

The Hammers ran out 3-0 winners to move into the top four, with goals from Declan Rice (penalty), Issa Diop and Ryan Fredericks in injury time ensuring a miserable evening for the Blades in the capital.

To compound their misery, John Egan was stretchered off with his leg in a brace after a challenge with Jesse Lingard and looks likely to face a spell on the sidelines.

And Moyes, who warned his side not to underestimate bottom club United, said afterwards: "A great professional job.

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"Sheffield United played well and have been playing well. We know what we're up against in this division.

"They made some chances but we defended well and took our chances when we had them.

"When you get injuries or suspensions, you've got to find ways of solving it. We wanted to try and cause problems in a different way and thankfully it worked. An important three points for us tonight and a really good win."

United stay bottom of the table on 11 points, while West Ham moved into fourth ahead of Chelsea's game tonight.

Sheffield United's manager Chris Wilder, right, looks at West Ham's manager David Moyes during an English Premier League soccer match between West Ham and Sheffield United at the London stadium in London, England, Monday Feb. 15, 2021. (John Sibley/Pool via AP)

"For a while I've been thinking higher than safety but we can't get carried away," Moyes added.

"We're a team in progress. We're enjoying it and I want the players to keep improving, we can play better than we did tonight but we're doing a decent job at the moment."