Loftus-Cheek on confusing result and snapping out of a sloppy spell

Making his third successive start, the 25-year-old was heavily involved throughout, registering the third-highest amount of touches in the game and as many successful take-ons as the West Ham team combined.

However, our number 12 felt lapses of concentration and individual errors proved costly once again, insisting that the team must quickly rid themselves of such issues in order to regain form at a critical time in the season.

‘It’s just a case of mistakes and luck for them. We’ve had a few mistakes over the past couple of games that we’ve never had before and sometimes it happens in football.