David Sullivan has a theory why West Ham’s home form isn’t good

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West Ham United have taken more points on the road than at home in the Premier League so far this season.

West Ham United co-chairman David Sullivan has suggested on the club’s official website that the team’s disappointing home form is due to their playing style.

The Hammers may be third in the Premier League table at the moment, but their performance and results at the Boleyn Ground have left much to be desired.

In four Premier League games at home, Slaven Bilic’s side have won one, lost two and drawn one, while on the road the London outfit have picked up nine points from a possible nine.

The latest disappointment for West Ham at the Boleyn Ground came on Saturday afternoon, as they played out a 2-2 draw with Norwich City in the Premier League.

Sullivan has admitted that the Hammers need to improve their results at home, and he has a theory why things have not gone according to plan in front of the home crowd so far this season.

“We know we have got to do a bit better at home as you can’t keep relying on winning away like we are,” the West Ham co-chairman told the club’s official website. “We owe it to the fans as they are selling out every game at the Boleyn and want to see the team win.

“I think we’re trying a new style and we’re trying to pass it out of defence more. Sadly, we’ve only been trying it for seven games so you sometimes get errors like we saw on Saturday.

“If it had just been humped down the pitch that probably wouldn’t have happened but at the same token we wouldn’t be creating so much down the other end if we did that.”

West Ham have been playing a good passing game under Bilic this season, and the fans are loving it.

If the players keep working hard and give their all in matches, then their home form will certainly improve.

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