"We didn't do the things that we'd been doing the last couple of weeks and we didn't take our chances as well, the chances that we had, so it wasn't good at one end and it wasn't fantastic at the other".
"It is tight, but once the conversation started I didn't think given".
Howe was thoroughly impressed by his side's performance after a tough run of recent games.
He said: "We were definitely much more like ourselves, we were working the goalkeeper and the fight was strong in the team".
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Adrian continues between the sticks for West Ham, while at the back Moyes picks James Collins and Angelo Ogbonna as the central pair.
Asmir Begovic made two blunders to allow Marko Arnautovic to bag a brace in the final ten minutes, although a refereeing decision cost them two precious points. "We entertained everybody this Boxing Day and I hope people enjoyed the match, but I would have enjoyed it more if we had won". It was a insane game for people to come and watch.
When asked about the Bosnian's mistake, Howe added: "Asmir's slip is a hard one for me, what can you say?"
"That moment changes the feeling of the game, psychologically it hurt as we were looking comfortable at that time".
Chris Wood missed Burnley's 2-2 draw at Manchester United due to injury while All Whites captain Winston Reid was relegated to the bench for West Ham United's English Premier League visit to Bournemouth.
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