EXTRA TIME: West Ham United's Ayew dedicates goal to brother on birthday

Posted September 13, 2017

It was their first points of the season, while for Huddersfield, it was points dropped for the first team and likewise goals conceded.

Second-half goals from Pedro Obiang - thanks to a huge deflection - and Andre Ayew secured the Hammers' first league win of the campaign at the London Stadium.

West Ham have all the right tools to set things right against Wagner's men.

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After four rounds of matches, reality is beginning to bite in this Premier League season. We started with three away games and three defeats and this was a must win game. We totally deserve it.

"I am pleased for today because it is his birthday as well so we gave him what he wanted and now hopefully we can kick on". "We've played at home and we won and now we are going to West Brom and it will be very difficult there, so we have to keep calm, work hard and be patient".

Birthday boy Bilic, 49 on Monday, was booed when he subbed off Javier Hernandez, off-form and uncomfortable with playing to the left of Carroll, for Ayew.

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Hernandez signed for £16million from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer but he started the game in a wide position as Andy Carroll was named to lead the line of attack by Bilic.

Despite having more of the ball and completing more passes, they only forced Joe Hart to make two saves, with both efforts from outside the box - via Philip Billing and Steve Mounie. I am unsure if we were nervous. I am sure you will see a different West Ham getting those first three points.

The 27-year-old Senegal worldwide is available for Monday's Premier league visit of Huddersfield Town as Bilic hopes to avoid a fourth straight defeat.

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