Alan Shearer included Lukasz Fabianski in his official Premier League staff of the week after the goalkeeper’s heroics for West Ham in opposition to Chelsea.

The Hammers misplaced 1-0 to a late Christian Pulisic strike after rotating the facet closely with the Europa League semi-final in thoughts, with Fabianski making a number of key stops to maintain them within the contest for therefore lengthy.

The day regarded set to finish in frustration when Craig Dawson was despatched off for dragging again Romelu Lukaku within the space, however Jorginho may solely position the ensuing penalty straight into the arms of the Polish shot-stopper.

Writing on the official Premier League web site, the league’s all-time prime scorer merely put “Made loads of good saves within the 1-0 defeat at Chelsea and didn’t should lose.”

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With a much-changed facet West Ham got here mightily near selecting up one other necessary end result within the quest for European soccer subsequent season.

Nevertheless it’s utterly comprehensible from David Moyes’ perspective why he rested lots of his star gamers with the Europa League semi-final in opposition to Eintracht Frankfurt representing a as soon as in a lifetime alternative for the club to take one step nearer to continental silverware.

Add to that lifting the trophy in Seville would see the Irons qualify for subsequent season’s Champions League and the Chelsea end result would be the very last thing on anybody’s minds.

The context of the defeat is the one actual disappointment, however frustration over a late loss at Stamford Bridge demonstrates simply how far the club has are available in such a brief house of time.

From Fabianski’s standpoint, he’s now put himself within the body for a begin on Thursday night time, with Alphonse Areola often most well-liked in aim for continental ties.

Whoever Moyes opts to go together with if his facet can go and win the Europa League they are going to be immortalised in Hammers folklore forevermore.

In different West Ham information, a journalist says the club should be cautious in the event that they resolve to pursue this former star.

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