West Ham may be struggling but there were signs in Sunday's 2-1 defeat against Manchester City on Sunday that things may get better under David Moyes' watch.
"No, hopefully we don't have injuries", he said. I thought the players did a really good job. He brought in two strikers and two wingers.
Manchester United teams also have a reputation for scoring late, particularly during "Fergie time" - a phrase coined to describe the extra minutes of stoppage time the Red Devils would get under former manager Alex Ferguson.
Silva's effort secured City's 13th straight win in the Premier League, joining Arsenal (2001-02) and Chelsea (2016-17) for achieving the feat in a single season and they will match Arsenal's mark of 14 on the spin (set over two seasons) if they prevail at Old Trafford on Sunday. "Our game idea is always the same, and with this type of game we must have a lot of patience and precision when attacking".
"It's a big victory", Guardiola told the BBC. You have to try to solve it [when teams pack the defense].
City have threatened at a wobble in recent weeks, with late goals required to beat Huddersfield, Southampton and most recently West Ham in the league, as well as Feyenoord in the Champions League. Most of their shots were from outside the box and we filled the box and made it hard for them to score.
David Moyes' side began to tire and City's persistence paid off with just seven minutes remaining when Silva acrobatically volleyed Kevin de Bruyne's brilliant, lofted pass into the far corner of the net, giving the recalled Adrian no chance.
"I would like [if] Paul could play against us - I like to face the team with the best players possible". "It will happen again next week against United so we have to try and concede fewer set pieces".