Ray Parlour believes West Ham should play ‘quite a bit higher’ to beat Frankfurt on Thursday, however says they’ve had a ‘magnificent’ season regardless.

The Hammers head into the second leg of their Europa League semi-final in Germany with a 2-1 deficit, realizing successful the event is their only remaining hope of taking part in Champions League soccer subsequent season.

However talking on the talkSPORT breakfast present [May 4th, 6:36am], Parlour stated that David Moyes’ facet are able to successful the tie in the event that they’re on their ‘A-game’ however admitted it’s a ‘actual exhausting’ competitors to win.

“I feel it’s been an important run for West Ham, I actually do,” he stated.

“I feel they’ve loved each single European journey. They like going overseas, hasn’t occurred for fairly some time. I feel it’s been an excellent season if I’m being sincere.

“I feel West Ham followers will likely be delighted with the way it’s going, however there’s nonetheless an extended option to go of their season as properly.

“That’s why David Moyes put a reasonably sturdy facet out in opposition to Arsenal, as a result of he was pondering ‘properly if we are able to beat Arsenal then we’ve nonetheless acquired that sixth place, which will get us European soccer subsequent 12 months’, which is essential for them.

“They’ve acquired to imagine they will beat Frankfurt away and make it to that ultimate. If they will, it will likely be magnificent season received’t it? To get to the ultimate of a significant competitors, with some good groups in it by the best way.

“It’s an actual exhausting trophy to win and if they will do it, it will likely be magnificent and what a season they’d have had. It’ll be an electrical ambiance.

“Lets hope West Ham can flip up and get the consequence they want, as a result of they didn’t actually play properly in that first leg. I feel they will play quite a bit quite a bit higher.

“So if they will play to their A-game, which they’ve accomplished quite a bit this season, they beat Liverpool at dwelling, then they’ve acquired each probability.”


That is the cup ultimate of the season earlier than the cup ultimate. West Ham should win the sport in the event that they wish to keep any probability of their season not ending a couple of weeks early.

The highest 4 race within the Premier League is completed at this level, with the Hammers having prioritised this cup run since reaching the semi-finals and rightly so.

However now after defeat at dwelling final week, they’ve a mountain of a job to topple the Bundesliga club that acquired right here by thrashing Barcelona within the final spherical.

Parlour is spot on concerning the first leg too. The group didn’t play significantly properly and appeared shellshocked after conceding inside the primary minute of the sport, however that may’t occur once more.

They should be at their greatest defensively to cease Frankfurt scoring and so they should be sharp in assault to make sure they make the most of any probabilities. It’s comfortably the most important sport of the Moyes period.

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