Hernandez Goal Earns Point For West Ham At Chelsea

SWANSEA WALES- MARCH 03 Javier Hernandez of West Ham United arrives prior to the Premier League match between Swansea City and West Ham United at Liberty Stadium

Hernandez hasn’t enjoyed a great return to the Premier League

"In the Premier League you never know, they were playing well so it could have got away from us, but we defended well and Joe Hart made a couple of outstanding saves". "It's not a decision of mine to start or not, but I make it hard for him now".

Chelsea produced 23 shots on target, with Joe Hart putting in a man of the match performance to deny the hosts from finding a late victor through substitute Olivier Giroud. Hart, who will be itching to get himself in England's World Cup squad, got down brilliantly to get a finger-tip on Giroud's header, pushing it onto the post and out for a corner.

"I said I wanted to see a performance, but I also wanted to see some input from the fans", Walker said on Chelsea TV.

"It is very hard to explain it", he told Sky Sports.

He added: "I think we begged for the goal, and in the second half, or even in the first half we could have finished the game, but like the last few months we couldn't, and we conceded at the end".

"Thankfully we stuck at it and got something out of it".

But after the game, the Mexican said: "I'm [personally] very focused on West Ham at the moment - that's my job and that's what I'm here to do, to fight for this team. We have our next final against Stoke next weekend". Thus, the clash represents a hugely important fixture for both sides; a win would ensure Moyes' side remain out of a survival scrap while defeat could drag them back into troubled water.

All those near-misses came back to haunt Chelsea in the 73rd minute.

"We are creating a really good spirit in the team, right the way through, from the injured boys, the boys on the bench, we stick together on and off the pitch and today was a good example of that".

West Ham, now six points clear of the relegation zone, were ecstatic to escape with a point despite a largely limp display.

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