West Ham winger Jarrod Bowen has branded his teammate Michail Antonio “horrible” to play towards after the London Stadium defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt.
David Moyes’ aspect suffered a 2-1 defeat within the Europa League semi-final and should overturn the deficit towards the Bundesliga aspect away from dwelling in the event that they wish to attain the ultimate in Seville.
The Jamaica worldwide ended his barren run in entrance of purpose together with his first-half equaliser and Bowen hopes that may give him confidence for the second leg.
He advised BT Sport: “I believed I had scored the primary one and it hit the publish and the one on the finish I simply thought hit it and see what occurs. Sadly, it didn’t go in however nonetheless have a great deal of confidence on this group.
“We’re behind within the tie. We’ve obtained to face the info that we’ve obtained to go there and win and that’s what we’ll attempt to do.”
In the end, Antonio lastly scored. His kind has come beneath query for therefore lengthy now while being horrible in entrance of purpose however his performances – particularly in Europe – have stored the followers from unleashing their fury on the 32-year-old.
He has been instrumental within the Hammers’ journey to the semi-final with large performances in each spherical.
Defenders all through Europe may have nightmares about his tempo, energy and motion for the remainder of the season he has been that good at instances.
Now that he has obtained his first purpose, hopefully, the floodgates open as a result of they’ll want just a few objectives over in Germany subsequent week.
The season he has had has gone fully beneath the radar not solely has he scored 22 objectives throughout all competitions, however he has additionally achieved it because the squad’s solely senior striker – that deserves numerous credit score.
In different West Ham information, Carlton Cole and Joe Cole had been left in awe of hardly ever seen Hammer’s Europa League shows.