Rodney Marsh: West Ham were on the beach against Manchester City

Upton Park

The former City striker wasn't impressed with West Ham on Sunday afternoon.

When will West Ham United get their act together?

Probably next season...

Any hope of it happening before then is misplaced, according to ex-Manchester City forward Rodney Marsh, as West Ham's players are already 'on the beach' this term.

Marsh took to Twitter during Manchester City's Premier League win over the Hammers, when City were 2-0 up after an energetic start against Sam Allardyce's men.

It was the 'perfect' game for City, he said, due to West Ham's poor end-of-season attitude.

It appears early-season success proved a killer for West Ham's aspirations this campaign. As much as Allardyce has succeeded with at Upton Park, it seems to have become clear a lack of ambition has held his side back most in east London.

At Manchester City, they Hammers may not be expected to win. But the same excuse can't be used every week. It's simply draws and losses in terms of West Ham's recent form.

And any side being accused of being on the beach clearly isn't showing enough effort on the pitch.

Marsh's former side weren't complaining, though, as they got back to winning ways under Manuel Pellegrini.

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