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Kudus reacts to causing penalty and providing two assists in West Ham win over Burnley

Mohammed Kudus says he had to use his “individual skills” to help West Ham United come from behind to beat Burnley in the Premier League.

Kudus reacts to causing penalty and providing two assists in West Ham win

The 23-year-old was the star of the show as the Hammers rallied their way back from one goal down to win 2-1 at Turf Moor.

However, Kudus first cost his team when he conceded a penalty that saw Jay Rodriguez score to put Burnley in front.

The former Ajax star, though, turned up in the final minutes, with his cross forcing Dara O’Shea to put the ball into his own net.

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The Ghana international then assisted Tomas Soucek for the winner when he put in a tantalising cross for the Czech midfielder to score at the far post.

Reacting in the aftermath of the game, Kudus said he had to use his individual skills to turn the game around after conceding a penalty earlier.

“Until the last whistle goes, we keep fighting till the end and you can see that in the win today. I just keep my focus on it,” Kudus said.

“It’s easy to easily give up in games like this, especially when they have more of the ball and we defending but we still keep doing what we know best and luckily we get the win.”

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He added: “I know my leg touched him but I don’t know how heavy that is or not, after that, my focus was I need to do anything to bring the team back in the game and you can see that in my actions.

“I had to use my individual skills to make something happen and luckily, it worked because I caused the penalty but I have to get the team back no matter what.”

Kudus has now been involved in nine goals (seven goals and two assists) since joining West Ham.

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