Declan Rice has described West Ham’s European victory over Dinamo Zagreb as “incredible” after their 2-0 dismantling of the Croatian champions on Thursday night time.
The West Ham captain scored on his debut in a European competitors and completed a stormy race from the midway line with a pleasant side-footed end to 2-0 at night time.
Rice spoke to the membership’s official web site after the win and stated the three factors had been for the “traveling fans” who made the journey to Zagreb on Thursday:
“It feels amazing, incredible,” he started. “Last year we worked so hard to achieve this and we did not want to disappoint the fans tonight.
“We knew we had a tricky match to get out right here for the primary one, and we needed to get the three factors for ourselves, but in addition for the touring followers. They have been incredible.
“We felt we were in control. In the first half they were behind the ball and it was important to keep the ball moving. Mich [Antonio] struck on a mistake and made a good finish.
“Then within the second half I learn the move and struck at the error as nicely. Two errors and so they are punished and we depart very comfortable tonight.”
Rice was on the results sheet / Pixsell / MB Media / Getty Images
The English international also talked about his goal and stated that scoring that type of goal is part of his game that he wants to show more.
“It’s a part of my sport I’ve been speaking about for thus lengthy. I do know I can do it and I do know I even have it in myself,” he continued.
“I learn the move, beat the participant to 50-50 and simply thought to proceed, he won’t catch me. It was a quick-thinking, instinctive course of, as a result of Mich pulled away and I might move, however I believed that in the event you don’t shoot, so do you probably did not goal. So I shot and fortunately it went again into the online. “