West Ham were the victors in Lancashire as they came from behind to beat Burnley 2-1 at Turf Moor. 

For large periods, it was yet another unconvincing display from David Moyes’ side but three points nonetheless with obvious areas of improvement needed.

This was a good win on paper considering the reduced options in the final third for Moyes heading into the game. Both Michail Antonio and Jarrod Bowen picked up injuries during the international break, with Danny Ings grabbing his first start of the season against his former club.

However, West Ham lacked any threat in the final third, with Lucas Paquet√° occasionally offering some skill but without an end product showing a desperate need for ingenuity in the final third.

The first 45 minutes was particularly disappointing for the Hammers, with Burnley enjoying themselves without grabbing the elusive second goal. In fact, Burnley looked like the side pushing for a top-half finish compared to West Ham who have aspirations of maintaining their European success. With performances like this though, that will be difficult.

Who stood out for West Ham?

Mohammed Kudus is an obvious candidate considering the role he played in the game as a whole. He provided the cross for the Dara O’Shea own goal before crossing for the Tomas Soucek winner after giving away the penalty for the Burnley opener.

He added that much-needed quality in the final third when he was in the game and hopefully will lead to more consistent performances from the former Ajax man.

Kurt Zouma impressed in defence as he was kept busy by a productive Burnley side in the first half as they looked to stem the waves of attacks.

Edson Alvarez controlled the tempo of the game as West Ham wrestled back control in the second half as he continued his good form at club level. Divin Mubama deserves a shout considering he offered so much more than Ings in attack.