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West Ham manager Sam Allardyce hailed his side's remarkable 2-1 victory over current champions Manchester City "a fully deserved victory".
Big Sam also said that it was a fantastic performance from all of his players, especially centre midfielder Alex Song, who was the Hammers' man of the match against Manuel Pellegrini's side.
Sam Allardyce praised the impact of his new summer recruits after dominating QPR in a 2-0 win at Upton Park on Sunday.
The likes of Alex Song, Enner Valencia, Mauro Zarate and Diafra Sakho all played a vital part in the Hammers victory, which left Harry Redknapp's Hoops rooted at the foot of the table.
Hammers boss Sam Allardyce believes the goal threat and creativity of Morgan Amalfitano will make him an important signing for the club.
The transfer deadline capture could be involved in Monday night's clash with Hull but if not then he will feature very soon.
West Ham's wait for their first win of the season didn't take long as the Hammers run out 3-1 winners against managerless Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday.
On the back of last week's devastating defeat at the hands of rivals Tottenham Hotspur, the Hammers settled their second London derby game in style, with Mauro Zarate stealing the show with an outstanding performance on his full debut.
West Ham's season started badly as the Hammers conceded a last minute goal from debutant Eric Dier to ensure Mauricio Pochettino's men claimed maximum points at Upton Park.
In a crucial season where goals and fluent football are essential, the Hammers started where they left off last year, having 18 shots on goal without reward.