Sky commentator noticed David Moyes shouting at West Ham player in the 82nd minute for not working hard enough
Sky Sports commentator Rob Hawthorne picked up on David Moyes not being pleased with Andriy Yarmolenko’s efforts late on in their game against Manchester United.
West Ham were beaten by a last minute strike from Jesse Lingard, as they fell to a 2-1 defeat to the Red Devils on Sunday.
But just before that Moyes’ mood had already appeared to worsen.
After a long-ball was knocked out of West Ham’s defence, Yarmolenko casually allowed Harry Maguire to chest the ball down to Fred under no real pressure.
Yarmolenko had only just came on, so there could be no excuses about tiredness, but the 32-year-old didn’t appear too keen to chase the ball down with any urgency.
That caused Moyes to shout some angry words at the forward, with Hawthorne picking up on the exchange.
“I’m not sure David Moyes was entirely happy with the efforts of Andriy Yarmolenko there,” Hawthorne said.
“Still the dialogue is ongoing between the West Ham manager and the Ukranian forward, who he has just brought on.
“He certainly wants to see more from him.”
Lack of effort?
Yarmolenko has often been criticised for a supposed lack of desire at West Ham.
Moyes, meanwhile, has constantly stated how he has urged West Ham’s players to play with more intensity since he took charge.
West Ham’s running stats are greatly increased since the Scot has taken over, and that increased effort has improved results on the field.
Yarmolenko could now find himself out in the cold at the London Stadium, as his cameo role yesterday is unlikely to have improved his chances of starting.