West Ham supervisor David Moyes admitted that the Hammers have performed higher groups than Eintracht Frankfurt after defeat within the Europa League semi-finals.
West Ham went to Germany for the second leg 2-1 down on mixture. They conceded within the first minute in London and regardless of combating again to 1-1, Frankfurt received 2-1 on the night time.
In Thursday’s second leg, the guests have been on the again foot early on once more when Aaron Cresswell obtained a purple card.
Rafael Borre subsequently made it 1-0 and 3-1 on mixture. Whereas West Ham had probabilities to return again, they lacked a innovative and Frankfurt stood agency.
Chatting with BT Sport, Moyes stated: “Actually dissatisfied, issues didn’t go for us on the night time. Small issues didn’t fairly occur and I’m actually happy with the gamers.
“How they performed with 10 males was incredible and the way they stayed in it. Different groups would have folded and possibly ended up shedding two or 3-0, however the boys listed here are nice – robust boys.”
Moyes claimed he had “a lot of complaints” for Cresswell’s purple card, however wouldn’t go into element. The left-back bought the flawed aspect of Jens Petter Hauge, who was in on purpose, and introduced the Norwegian down.
On West Ham‘s second-half efficiency, Moyes added: “I believed we tried, we created probabilities. Truly, we would have had higher probabilities than Frankfurt did at the moment.
“However look, we congratulate Frankfurt. They undergo, we don’t, so we give them our greatest needs.
“If we’re being trustworthy, we in all probability misplaced the sport within the first 30 seconds of the sport on the London Stadium the place we conceded a purpose. From that second, we have been chasing the sport.
“We’re going to attempt to every thing we will [to qualify again], we’ve loved being within the competitors. I don’t know if we’ve loved the officiating, however we’ve loved the competitors.”
On feeling happy with his gamers’ run, he stated: “I don’t really feel any of that for the time being, I simply really feel disappointment as a result of I feel this was an opportunity. We’ve in all probability performed higher groups than Frankfurt.”
Moyes apologises for purple card
Moyes himself additionally had a second to neglect after he obtained a purple card within the second half.
As frustrations boiled over, the Scot kicked the ball again at a ball boy who was reluctant to offer it to him.
Moyes stated: “I kicked the ball again on the ball boy, I apologise for that. He threw it very softly at me.”
As for the place West Ham go from right here, they’ll nonetheless qualify for subsequent season’s Europa League.
“I feel we’ve bought a fairly good staff, so we will attempt once more,” the supervisor stated.
“We’ve discovered a whole lot of issues, we’ll get wiser as we go alongside and do it a bit extra usually hopefully.”
West Ham return to motion on Sunday when dealing with relegated Norwich at Carrow Highway.