The Boss: Garde on loss, penalty shout, red card and defensive bravery
His views are below.
On the penalty shout…
I would like to mention the first big point in the game before the red card.
This is a clear penalty we should have been awarded.
It was a clear handball and it was before the red card.
This is, for me, the key point of this game.
Then the red card happens. I saw the pictures.
We fought hard after that - 10 v 11 - we defended very well.
On the red card for Jordan Ayew…
Jordan has no excuse to do that. I know that he knows that.
He will be suspended now.
Today it was a big blow for the team.
The 10 men fought very hard and I have nothing to reproach them about.
On West Ham's first goal…
I have seen it again. It could have been offside.
I say that because currently we are at the bottom and everything is against us.
We have been denied three penalties in a row and I feel it's a lot of things.
On the tough task for 10 men…
It's a big mountain.
We started well. We were well in the game.
I wouldn't say we controlled the game but it was 11 v 11.
I was feeling good about the team, like in the previous weeks.
Then the penalty is not given and there is a stupid red card.
On the manner of the defeat…
It's the way we lost it.
I had a very good feeling while we were 11 men on the field - the same as the last few weeks now.
In that match - 11 v 11 - for 90 minutes, I am sure we would have been getting something at the end.
On the tactics for 10 v 11…
In this kind of situation you have to defend well at 10 v 11.
That's what we did - and then it's about having counter attacks or some set-pieces.
I feel very sorry for the guys to be beaten 2-0 down after the bravery they showed today.