Adrian backs West Ham to bounce back after Leicester defeat

The Hammers goalkeeper says it is time to recreate their impressive away form on home soil.

Speaking to the club’s official website, West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian has backed the side to bounce back from their disappointing midweek defeat to Leicester City.

The Hammers were beaten 2-1 by Claudio Ranieri’s side in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday evening, with a late goal from midfielder Andy King seeing the Foxes progress to the next round of the competition.

It was a disappointing result for the Spanish goalkeeper in particular, after he made a string of fine saves to keep the scores level, but he acknowledges that Slaven Bilic's men will have to pick themselves up for Norwich City this weekend.

“This is football, anything can happen in extra-time,” he told

“We played well and tried to keep possession. It’s not easy coming here to play Leicester but I thought we did well to create the chances that we did. We need to pick ourselves up quickly for our game against Norwich this weekend.”

Time to recreate away form at home 

The Hammers have enjoyed a fine start to the season, winning away from home against Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool.

However, their home form has not been as impressive, with a sole win over Newcastle United having followed defeats to both Bournemouth and Leicester at Upton Park.

And Adrian has once again stated that it is time to bring about an improvement on home soul, with it important to see impressive performances on the road recreated at the Boleyn Ground.

“It’s a game we are all looking forward to and we will try our best to win,” he added.

“We’ve had some excellent performances away from home this season so hopefully we can recreate that form at the Boleyn Ground on Saturday.”

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