PHOTO: Sam Allardyce reacts to Mohamed Diame scoring against West Ham

Allardyce deflated

West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce appeared deflated at seeing former player Mohamed Diame score past his side.

While avoidable, Mohamed Diame scoring against West Ham seemed inevitable.

Scorer of four goals in 35 Premier League games last season for the Hammers, he is one for one in a Hull City shirt after getting off the mark on his debut.

The Senegalese midfielder netted to put Hull ahead against West Ham in the second half, and his former boss Sam Allardyce's reaction on the opposition bench was priceless.

The Hammers boss had been in a war of words with Diame in the build-up to the game, disappointed by comments from the midfielder he was delighted to have left the club.

He had responded, quoted by Eurosport: "Mo would have continued to play in central midfield had his performances been as his first season with us. In the end, those performances didn't quite live up to the ones he gave us in the early part of his career here."

Clearly seeing him get off the mark against West Ham, was too much for Allardyce to bear.

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