Only 3 managers had recorded a double century of Premier League wins sooner than. Fittingly, the primary, Ferguson, used to be there to watch him as he reached the landmark at the 20th anniversary of his first sport as a supervisor.
Ferguson picked the more youthful Scot to change him at Old Trafford. If he used to be the incorrect selection for Manchester United, he’s the proper one for West Ham United. They have 15 issues from 8 video games.
He has reworked their fortunes. He has reworked Arnautovic’s. West Ham’s document purchase failed to ranking for Slaven Bilic. He were given extra pink playing cards than targets for the chief who signed him. He has struck six instances for Moyes. He helped arrange the 3 targets he didn’t ranking the day gone by.
It has been a shocking turnaround, from wastrel to laborious employee. West Ham’s opener owed a lot to the Austrian’s business. Their 2nd function owed the whole thing to his high quality. Their 3rd and fourth got here from his assists. He can also be temperamental. Yesterday, he used to be merely terrific.
But Moyes’ fingerprints had been additionally in every single place this win. He has introduced again Mark Noble, who used to be dropped through Bilic. The skipper broke the impasse when Arnautovic robbed Joe Lolley, who used to be performed into bother through Jonas Lossl with a go that used to be all too simple to look ahead to, and Noble curled a shot previous the goalkeeper.
Lolley levelled in a redemptive second with what Wagner known as a “great goal,” however he handiest interrupted the Arnautovic display.
Because, 11 seconds into the second one part, West Ham had been forward once more, courtesy of the brilliance of Arnautovic. He juggled the ball over Tommy Smith and dispatched a part-volley past Lossl.
Arnautovic used to be pivotal when Manuel Lanzini scored two times in 5 mins. Both got here with forceful finishes. Both had been arrange through Arnautovic. First he pierced the offside entice for the Argentinian to thrash the ball in. Then he counter-attacked at velocity, retaining off each centre-backs.