Huddersfield Town travel to the London Stadium on Monday to take on West Ham in the Irons’ first home match of the season. Town visit the capital sat third in the Premier League table, unbeaten on seven points, whereas their opposition sit rock bottom having not picked up a point so far this campaign. But will it be another win for Town on Monday? We spoke to Football.London’s Hammers writer Sam Inkersole to get the expert view on Town’s fourth Premier League.
Terrible, just terrible and it’s been well documented as well. It might be harsh to include the 4-0 drubbing at Man United on the opening day as they are on a different stratosphere to Bilic’s side, but the way the Hammers crumbled in the final 15 minutes at Old Trafford was alarming and a sign of things to come. They were behind the eight ball from the get-go at Southampton when Winston Reid pulled up in the warm up, then Marko Arnautovic got sent off before.
Click here watch now’ in a place where they certainly do not want to be this early in the season. They are currently at the bottom pile of the table, no points to show after three league matches. They have conceded ten goals at this point of the term, suffering 0:4 and 0:3 beatdowns against Manchester United and Newcastle United respectively. In addition, West Ham fell short against Southampton, 2:3. The only victory the club can muster right now is a 2:0 conquest of Cheltenham in the second round of the EFL Cup.
Premier League for the first time ever, and they have to muster every possible resource if they want to remain in the top flight. This is what the club did, moving fast in the transfer window, and they have been better off because of it. Manager David Wagner, an energetic presence who boasts plenty of experience as well as tactical nous, and owner Dean Hoyle went on a signing spree during the summer, and some of their newly minted wards have already started to deliver. Due to this, they have been rewarded with a fast start, instilling a belief in the locker room that the Premier League newbie can beat the drop.