West Ham move off foot of table with Huddersfield win

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West Ham registered their first points of the Premier League season with a 2-0 win at home to Huddersfield Town to relieve the pressure on Slaven Bilic.

It was their first points of the season, while for Huddersfield, it was points dropped for the first team and likewise goals conceded.

Andy Carroll (West Ham United): Carroll made his first start in five months after injury, and showed just how important he is.

Slaven Bilic's West Ham secured a much needed win after a torrid run of results in their opening three games.

The Terriers had enjoyed an excellent start to their maiden Premier League season, their first in the top flight since 1971-72, winning two and drawing one.

"The goals were unlucky for us but I'm angry about our performance".

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Instead, West Ham achieved a scratchy 2-0 victory that temporarily eases the pressure on Bilic and Huddersfield were the team handed a reality check. After a hard first season here, West Ham won their first home game of the season this evening beating Huddersfield Town 2-0.

"It is my birthday today and this is a great, great present for me", added the delighted Croatian. Bilic, on his 49th birthday, admitted that it was in the... We were good in seconds and defended their set pieces ok.

"We weren't fearless enough, confident enough, we made so many unforced errors, so many poor decisions".

"Now we're going to smile for 48 hours but we have to get back to work straight away and get some points at West Brom". I am unsure if we were nervous.

A suspect has since been convicted of armed robbery but Allen still poked fun at the 28-year-old on the London Stadium public announcement after Carroll was revealed to be starting against Huddersfield on Monday night.

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