20 effective clearances; 93% pass-accuracy: Winston Reid was superb for West Ham against Hull

West Ham United's Winston Reid in action with Hull City's Sam Clucas

The West Ham United centre-back did all that was asked of him against the Tigers.

West Ham United are getting used to 1-0 score lines and the longer they keep going in their favour, the better for their long-term future in the top flight.

The latest narrow victory came against Hull City on Saturday and the three points against their relegation rivals was massive this side of the festive fixtures.

While skipper Mark Noble scored the winning goal from the penalty spot, Hammers defender Winston Reid deserves plenty of credit for the role he played in the clean sheet.

  Pass AccuracyTackles WonDuels WonAerials WonInterceptions WonEffective ClearancesEffective Headed ClearancesBall RecoveriesMins Played
Winston Reid 93% 1 5 3 5 12 8 6 90

Against Hull, the New Zealand international had a passing accuracy of 93 per cent and he made a superb 20 effective clearances (12 with his feet and eight with his head).

The Hammers defender also recovered the ball on six occasions, won five duels, five interceptions and three aerial battles.

West Ham United's Winston Reid in action with Hull City's Sam Clucas

In short he put in a wonderful defensive performance and there is no doubting that he is West Ham’s standout performer in their back line.

Questions remain about his fellow centre-backs but Reid will continue to do everything in his power to keep West Ham heading in the right direction in 2017 and beyond.

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