The Hammers also fly high in Europe and they lead their Europa League group ahead of a trip to Genk on Thursday.
“It’s a special group by the minute, a special environment. We wake up looking forward to training, ”Rice told Sky Sports.
“Every game we played until the end. It is a special place to play. We are on the moon.
“I can certainly add [goals] to my game, I have [three] this season. It doesn’t improve with the feeling of scoring a goal. I really like playing outside, you are in someone else’s stadium and you attract the fans on the outside.
“We won 4-1 but we were so sloppy in the second half. We gave the ball so much. The manager won’t be happy. There were times when we could have blocked and given it away.
“We’re co-thirds. The big question people asked ahead of the season was if we can do it again. We found out we can. But there are still a lot of games to play. That’s the level. , the standard. We can not give up if we want to be a great team.