David Moyes leads West Ham to a UNIQUE unbeaten record in European Competitions

West Ham defeated Freiburg 2-1 away from home, in the UEL.


David Moyes leads West Ham to a UNIQUE unbeaten record in European Competitions

David Moyes and Declan Rice with the UEFA Conference League title (Via TNT)

David Moyes‘ time at West Ham United has been out of a top drawer. The club finished 14th in the Premier League last season. However, David Moyes led the Irons to their first European triumph, winning the Europa Conference League. The Hammers defeated Fiorentina two goals to one in the final. Now, the club played their most recent game in the Europa League and won 2-1 against SC Freiburg, unlocking yet another record.

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Following the win, Moyes and West Ham achieved a unique record. The win against Freiburg places West Ham atop the clubs with the biggest unbeaten streak in European Competitions. Moreover, what adds more pride to the feat is who Moyes overtook. The 60-year-old beat Pep Guardiola to go 17 games Unbeaten in Europe.

West Ham striker Jarrod Bowen was thrilled to set a new English record. Speaking to the Press, he said, “We take so, so much pride in this feat.” Moreover, he also said that this (the record) gave them the motivation to keep going for as long as possible.

West Ham also extended their lead in Group A, with 2 wins in 2. Moyes took charge of the Londoners in 2019 and the Hammers seems to be loving their new gaffer.

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West Ham tackles Freiburg 2-1 to clinch unbeaten record

David Moyes and West Ham were on the back of a 3-1 win against TSC. The Hammers had the upper hand in group A and sat top of their group ahead of matchday 2. After getting the game underway, the visitors took the early lead. Lucas Paqueta leaped over his marker to head home from a Jarrod Bowen cross. West Ham maintained their grip on the game.

West Ham players celebrating a goal.
West Ham players celebrating a goal. (Via BR Football)

Mohammed Kudus nearly made it 2-0, but the ball deflected off of the post and into Noah Atubolu‘s hands. Paqueta was on fire for his 50th game for the club. He found the net yet again but was flagged offside. Freiburg responded early in the second half after a double save from Fabianski wasn’t enough to keep out Roland Sallai.

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Nayef Aguerd headed West Ham into the lead from a James Ward-Prowse corner. Freiburg failed to respond to the second goal, allowing the visitors to steal all the points. Subsequently, the win places West Ham top of their group with 6 points.

After a record-setting game, the club returns to action against Newcastle United on Sunday. West Ham United are currently 7th in the Premier League.

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