Brian McBride praises West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian

Fulham's Captain Brian McBride celebrates after scoring a goal during a Premiership match against Everton at Fulham's Craven Cottage Stadium on March 16, 2008 in London. AFP PHOTO

West Ham United lost against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League at the weekend.

West Ham goalkeeper Adrian collects a cross during the Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on December 3, 2017 in Manchester, England.

Brian McBride has praised West Ham United on social networking site Twitter for their performance against Manchester City at the weekend.

West Ham may have lost the Premier League game against City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday evening, but the London club gave a good account of themselves.

David Moyes’s side actually took the lead against the Citizens, but Pep Guardiola’s side launched a successful comeback.

David Silva of Manchester City scores his sides second goal past Adrian of West Ham United during the Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on...

McBride, who worked with Moyes at Preston North End and Everton, was following the match, and he was impressed with the performance of the Hammers.

The 45-year-old former USA striker has also praised West Ham goalkeeper Adrian, who joined the club back in the summer of 2013 when Sam Allardyce was in charge.

The Spaniard played well against City, and was actually included in the West Ham starting lineup as Joe Hart was ineligible to play against his parent club.

Referee Mike Dean (L) and Adrian of West Ham United (R) speak during the Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on December 3, 2017 in...

West Ham’s performance against City was encouraging, but the fact of the matter is that they failed to pick up a single point from the encounter.

The Hammers are in danger of getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the season, and they need to put together a run of positive results.

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