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Hammers need six points for survival
Published : 08 May 2011 09:05:57
Following their home draw against Blackburn Rovers, Avram Grant has admitted that his side need six point from their final two games to ensure survival. That includes a win at the DW Stadium next week. Following on from a weekend that saw all three teams at the bottom obtain a point, there has been little movemen in the table, although Wolves face West Brom this afternoon. Speaking about his sides prospects for survival, Avram Grant said that the Hammers need six points from their final two games, including a win at the DW Stadium next week. Grant told the West Ham United official website: "We have to win against Wigan and I think we can do it. We would then be above them. It is the most important game but we always say this. We need to win but they will want to win and they are at home. We have to come out on top. "Everyone in the club wants West Ham to succeed. This was our target [from the beginning]. We thought things would be different but this is the situation. "We can win the last two games. We are playing good football and creating chances but we have to get the ball in the net. That is what counts at the end of the day. I hope we play like we have been and just take 50 per cent of our chances against Wigan. "I know the supporters look at the table and see we are not in an easy situation but they will know it can look different if we win against Wigan. I believe we can do it." The Hammers have sold out their away allocation for the game enxt weekend after the club put on free coaches to encourage supporters to attend.