Sam Allardyce bemoans "same old story" for West Ham United

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West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce bemoans his team's performance in today's 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns.

West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce has bemoaned his team's performance in today's 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League.

An early goal from Saido Berahino at The Hawthorns gave the Baggies a 1-0 victory, condemning the Hammers to their fourth straight league defeat.

Allardyce told reporters after the game: "It's the same old story for us. We are striving to convert these chances but we've got to be more clinical. It's a massive because of us losing four of the trot, not taking chances.

"We should have being going in leading at half time and I was really disappointed with how we defended their goal. We can't find a finish right now and we're paying a very heavy price for OK performances.

"We've put ourselves in a very difficult position with Tottenham at home and Manchester City away still to come."

West Ham currently occupy 14th place in the Premier League table.

Saido Berahino of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Crystal Palace at The Hawthorns on November 2, 2013
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