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West Ham manager Sam Allardyce was left frustrated after his side could not score against a resilient Aston Villa in a 0-0 stalemate at Upton Park.
Big Sam praised the performance of his players saying, had it not been for visiting goalkeeper Brad Guzan, his side would have had a comfortable afternoon.
It was a frustrating afternoon for West Ham with Aston Villa keeping the Hammers at bay in a 0-0 stalemate at Upton Park.
In their best ever start to a Premier League season, the Hammers were confident of worsening Villa's run of six consecutive league defeats, which the Midlands side have endured for the first time since 1967.
A stalemate at Upton Park on Saturday afternoon saw nothing separating West Ham and Aston Villa in the 0-0 draw.
It was the fifth time the Hammers had failed to score this season and only four sides have hit the net less. Afterwards Sam Allardyce said the goals will come eventually.
West Ham, without a home win in the league since the opening day of the season against Cardiff City, had a golden opportunity to gain maximum points against Aston Villa - a side who sat just above them in the table.
However, a number of wasted chances meant it was fourth goalless draw of the season and two points dropped for the Upton Park outfit.
Millwall take on the Championship leaders at The Den, while West Ham have a home clash with Aston Villa and Charlton head to the Midlands to do battle with Birmingham.
If that's not enough incentive to catch some football action this weekend, discounted children's tickets are being offered at both West Ham and Millwall.