West Ham had to be more clinical against Chelsea, says Manuel Pellegrini

first_imgNonetheless, Pellegrini was pleased with his side’s improvement as they continue to recover from a terrible start to the season.He told talkSPORT: “Today we had three real chances to win the game. We played a very good tactical game because we allowed them to have the possession, but they didn’t create too many chances.“When you have those clear chances, you must score. Not only Yarmolenko, Michail Antonio also had a very clear chance.” Pellegrini was happy with the result Yarmolenko couldn’t believe he missed LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Pellegrini was without injured star striker Marko Arnautovic, who has been involved in 80% of the Hammers’ goals this season.He added: “Arnautovic was a big miss, he is an important player, he’s scoring goals.“I’m happy because we’re improving. That is the way to try to win.“When you’re against big teams, if you cannot win, at least don’t lose it.“We have our first clean sheet because we are working better in defence.” West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini believes his side could’ve secured an unlikely victory over Chelsea if they were more clinical in front of goal.The Hammers earned a goalless draw against the Blues, but they had the best chance to win the game when Andriy Yarmolenko somehow headed wide with the goal at his mercy. REVEALED Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions REVEALED 2 Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies woncenter_img MONEY impact England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade BEST OF RANKED ADVICE Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move 2 silverware last_img read more