The Hammers were in the Champions League places before the festive fixtures came thick and fast, yet with a fair few tricky games, have seen themselves slide down the table ever so slightly.
That does not mean it is all doom and gloom at the club – things are better than they have been in a long time and a European place come the end of the season is a very real aim.
With that in mind, the Hammers need all their players at the top of their game and here are three stars we think simply have to improve as the second half of the season commences.
Click on Matt Jarvis to see which players we think have let the club down in the first half of the season.
West Ham United fans. Who has disappointed you the most this season? Has there been anyone else you would have included in this list? Let us know your thoughts below, become a guest blogger or tweet us @LaFootyettes.