Slaven Bilic says last West Ham meeting with Watford left him angry

Slaven Bilic

The Hornets ran out 2-0 winners the last time the two sides met.

Slaven Bilic has admitted that West Ham United’s last meeting with Watford left him disappointed and angry, in comments to the club’s official website.

The two teams meet on Wednesday evening having both enjoyed strong campaigns respectively.

The Hammers sit sixth in the table and are currently chasing a Champions League place, while Watford are 12th and all but guaranteed survival.

When they met earlier in the season, the Hornets ran out as comfortable 2-0 winners at Vicarage Road in a disappointing display from Slaven Bilic’s side.

And the Croatian has admitted the loss was one of the few occasions this season to leave him angry.

“We have a big game of football on Wednesday night, because Watford are a good team,” he told whufc.com.

“The game at Vicarage Road in October was one of the very few times I have been really disappointed and angry after the game. We simply didn’t show up and they deserved the 2-0 win.”

West Ham will be hoping that this game will finally see the luck go their way after several weeks of controversial decisions against them.

That continued on Sunday afternoon against Leicester City, as a late penalty in the Foxes’ favour saw them secure a point late on.

The decisions going against West Ham have contributed to their current win-less run in the Premier League and they will be keen to enjoy a controversy-free evening to help them end that.

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