Mark Noble praises West Ham United's 'fantastic' character and belief

West Ham United were forced to come back from 2-0 down to draw with Norwich City.

Mark Noble has told the London Evening Standard that the character and belief in West Ham United’s squad is fantastic.

The Hammers were forced to battle back from 2-0 down in their latest fixture against Norwich City to claim a point.

And Noble believes that match was an example of the fighting spirit that currently exists in the Hammers' squad.

"We knew it was going to be tough, because they are fighting for points, but the way we came back and the belief we've got as a squad shone through,” the central midfielder said. “The subs we made had a huge impact and I thought we deserved a point in the end.

"We were 2-0 down, one a fantastic strike from Robbie Brady, but in the end we probably should have won it. The character and belief we have in the squad is fantastic.”

West Ham struggled to get going at Carrow Road last weekend, with goals from Robbie Brady and Wes Hoolahan putting the Canaries into a commanding position.

However, the Hammers hit back with summer signing Dimitri Payet netting, before Noble completed the comeback with a fine strike in the 76th minute.

The draw saw the Hammers slip down to seventh in the Premier League table, but they are hot on the heels of both Manchester United and Southampton in the battle for a Europa League spot.

West Ham’s next match comes against Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup fifth round on Saturday.

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