Meanwhile, West Ham boss David Moyes hailed the result as ‘great’.
“A great win for us. A tough opponent,” said the Scot.
“Things like possession we feel we can be better. Let’s not get carried away totally, we still have some things to do but simple things like hunger and the desire to succeed can cover other things as well.
“I think if we’d had a bit more care we could have got 2-0 up at one point but we didn’t quite do that.
“He [Soucek] is a manager’s dream. He is somebody who wants to play, really humble and enjoying being here.