October is now in the books, and it was a decent month for West Ham.
Three wins from five games player and just one defeat. Progression to the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup and just three goals conceded in the Premier League. Solid.
West Ham’s change in formation from a 4-2-3-1 to a 3-4-3 has been the catalyst for this mini-resurgence of late. A more structured and resilient defence is the foundation of West Ham’s recent form.
While our strikers still can’t find the net, we have found ways to win with goals from midfield. Andre Ayew and Aaron Cresswell’s returns were welcome, and with Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho close to comebacks as well, it’s not all doom and gloom.
Who has been deserving of the monthly awards for West Ham in October then? We polled our writers who have given their suggestions for who should win awards such as best goal, best performance and player of the month and here’s what they’ve had to say.