PREMIER - West Ham, Rice: "It was frustrating againts Burnley"

13.12.2021 08:34 of Claudio Colla   see readings
PREMIER - West Ham, Rice: "It was frustrating againts Burnley"
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Commenting upon West Ham tying latest PL Turf Moor game against Burnley, by a 0-0 final outcome, resident powerhouse Declan Rice stated:

It was a frustrating afternoon. When I think about the chances we had there in the second half, getting into the clean-cut positions we got into to score a goal, but we didn’t quite get on the end of it or make the right decision, we probably should have come away with three points, definitely. When you come to places like Burnley, you always need to be secure out of possession. I just felt like I needed to up the levels myself. I knew I could go a gear higher and when I started to have the space and drive past like I know I can do, it started to make things happen. We became more creative, but I’m disappointed we couldn’t get that goal.

Nick Pope? I think Popey is a top goalkeeper, as I know from when I train against him with England. I should probably have told the lads before the game to go hard and low because up top he’s probably one of the best in the world at saving them. He’s a top goalkeeper, and a great lad as well.

I don’t think we can just rely on Mick [Antonio] to score our goals. He scored so many at the start of the season. It’s dried up a bit now, but I think every striker goes through that patch and he’s still a massive key for us and the way we play. It’s up to other players too to score goals, including myself”.