Michail Antonio hails Mark Noble’s unbelievable penalty taking

Mark Noble

The West Ham captain managed two convert two penalties in the win over Watford.

West Ham star Michail Antonio has hailed Mark Noble’s penalty taking skills as unbelievable, to the club’s official website.

The Hammers captain was in fine form from the penalty spot this week as he converted two spot kicks in the 3-1 win over Watford.

It continued his fine penalty record for the club as he now sits on 26 out of 29 converted, one of the best records in the division.

His goals helped his side to secure all three points and maintain their Champions League push this season, and Antonio has hailed his teammate, saying that he doesn’t bother practicing in training.

“His record is unbelievable,” he told whufc.com.

“We get penalties in training and Nobes will say he is not going to take any and he wants to save them for match days and rightly so when you see his record.”

“He could keep scoring them in training and then miss them in the games! It shows the respect that the players have for Mark that Andy threw the ball straight away to him as he is the first choice taker.”

Noble will be hoping he gets the chance to show his penalty taking ability again between now and the end of the season.

His side need all the help they can get as they try to secure that top four place, with Slaven Bilic's men currently five points behind Manchester City in fourth.

Just like the title race the top four race is looking to be a close one, and a few more days like that against Watford will help them along the way.

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