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Check out all the manager reaction from the midweek Premier League games, including Jose Mourinho on Chelsea's home draw with West Ham.
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Chelsea slipped three points behind new Premier League leaders Manchester City following a frustrating goalless draw with West Ham on Wednesday night and afterwards Jose Mourinho cut a disappointed figure.
By contrast, Sam Allardyce praised his Hammers side for picking up a gutsy and valuable point at Stamford Bridge.
Manchester City surged to the top of the table with a crushing 5-1 victory over Tottenham and you can check out what Manuel Pellegrini and Tim Sherwood had to say at their post match press conference.
At the other end of the table, Stoke manager Mark Hughes was proud of his players despite a 1-0 defeat at Sunderland which dragged them into trouble while Black Cats first-team coach Charlie Oatway stepped in for an ill Gus Poyet.
In the night's other game, a surprised Pepe Mel couldn't believe that West Brom scored three away from home and still lost against Aston Villa, whose boss Paul Lambert hailed his young side for their fighting spirit.
On Tuesday night, Manchester United manager David Moyes felt his side deserved their 2-0 victory over Cardiff, which was sealed by goals from Robin van Persie and Ashley Young, and could have won by a bigger margin.
Juan Mata made his debut following his £37.1million move from Chelsea and afterwards the Spanish midfielder gave his thoughts on the match.
The result was disappointing for Manchester United legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who saw his side stay bottom of the Premier League following the defeat.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers hailed a psychologically important victory in the 222nd Merseyside derby as Everton were blown away 4-0 while Toffees boss Roberto Martinez accepted their display was nowhere near good enough.
Meanwhile Arsenal could only manage a 2-2 draw at Southampton but Gunners boss Arsene Wenger praised the efforts of the hosts while Saints counterpart Mauricio Pochettino was also impressed by his side's "sensational" performance.
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis says what his side lacked in quality they more than made up for in effort as they continued their climb up the table with a 1-0 victory over Hull, whose boss Steve Bruce felt the Tigers were denied two clear penalties.