West Ham 1-0 Chelsea: West Ham deliver hammer blow to Chelsea

Chelsea's Tiemoue Bakayoko scores his sides first goal during the Premier League match at the John Smith's Stadium Huddersfield

Stuart Pearce has admitted that Joe Hart was disappointed to be left out of West Ham's starting lineup for the 1-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday.

A prolonged spell on the bench could jeopardise Hart's chances of being England's first choice goalkeeper in Russian Federation in the summer, even though earlier this month Gareth Southgate said he remained England's starting goalkeeper.

Moyes said after the Chelsea win: "I always have compassion for players".

West Ham are 18th in the table. "That's why it wasn't an easy decision".

And Merson admits both the Terriers and West Ham were fantastic at the weekend.

"We have been in good form of late which is why it's so disappointing to put in a performance like that". He wasn't happy. I told him the reason why and that happens at clubs all over the country.

"Bakayoko was playing a good game but when you find 11 players behind the ball and you are losing 1-0, it's important to change something", said Conte.

Hart, who has conceded 30 goals in 14 league appearances this season, has been England's number one goalkeeper since Euro 2012 and retained the role even after he moved to Torino on loan last season, having been deemed surplus to requirements by Pep Guardiola. In the last game they played a great game against Brighton.

"If it is the goalkeeper we highlight it a lot more than an outfield player but Joe is acutely aware that he has to fight to get back in the team again and he will do that".

After some early setbacks, the former Sunderland boss will be extremely satisfied to see his side earn a clean sheet against the champions a week after restricting free-scoring Manchester City to just two goals. 'I can describe my feelings, it was just fantastic and all the players were just wonderful and I think we deserved three points. We must pay great attention to the counter-attack because they have fast players.



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