West Ham boss David Moyes has praised his side after their 1-1 draw at Wembley against Tottenham Hotspur.
The Hammers – who were on the back-foot for plenty of the game – took the lead through a phenomenal Pedro Obiang strike on 70 minutes. The Spaniard, out of nowhere, thundered the ball into the top corner from 30-yards, leaving Hugo Lloris shell-shocked in the Tottenham net.
Not often you get to wonder-strikes in a game, however Son Heung-min’s equaliser 15 minutes later may just have been even better – the Spurs star too slamming the ball high into the corner of the net from distance to level the scores.
A point for Moyes’ West Ham was a terrific result however, and the Scot says he his proud of his players’ performances on the night.
“That’s the team which beat Real Madrid 3-1, so we shouldn’t be surprised we only had a few shots or be surprised at the way we played, and perhaps you shouldn’t be surprised we took a point because we went close against Manchester City and we beat Chelsea and drew with Arsenal.” said Moyes.
“This game was the same for both us and Spurs in that we both had a quick turnaround so I think that was fair, but the hard bit comes now as we’re the team who have not had the time to prepare and recover for an FA Cup tie.
“We’ve got to get on with it and we’ll go there and try and win and get through to the next round of the FA Cup. That’s important, but I’ve always said the priority is getting Premier League points and getting us away from the wrong end of the table. I thought tonight was a really good point for us.”