Manchester united against West Ham in an EPL clash
Manchester united against West Ham in an EPL clash

Manchester united recorded a terrific 3-1 loss away at West Ham, in London, on Saturday afternoon in an English Premier League clash.

The win handed West Ham their first ever win at home, this season.

It is West Ham who drew first blood in the fifth minute via Felipe Anderson. Anderson flicked past De Gea after a low cross from Zabaleta!

The lack lustre united squad found themselves, two goals down with to minutes to the break. Andriy Yarmolenko’s shot was deflected into the net by Manchester united’s defender, Lindelof, in the 43rd minute for an own goal. The game went into the break with West Ham two goals up.

West Ham’s Marco Arnautovic completed the route by striding through on goal and coolly slotting home in the 74th minute.

Manchester United’s consolation came in through Marcus Rashford who brilliantly sent a back-heel flick into the net for a 2-1score line in the 71st minute.

It was another pretty frustrating game for Manchester’s Romelu Lukaku who mustered just three touches inside West Ham’s area in the f
Manchester now lie 7th in the log with 10 points from 6 matches.

Jose Mourinho made four changes to the Manchester United side that drew with Wolves last weekend, as Ashley Young, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay and Anthony Martial earn starts.

Alexis Sanchez and Jesse Lingard were absent from the squad completely, as Marcus Rashford returned from suspension to take a place on the bench.

Three back-to-back victories had seemed to bring Manchester United back on track but troubles in the dressing room have started to pour out of control.
Amid poor relationships between Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho, United were held to a disappointing 1-1 at home to new boys Wolves and were then knocked out of the Carabao Cup in a penalty shootout to Championship side Derby.

The under fire Manchester United boss had this to say on his team’s overall performance, today: “I can have complaints with quality and mental approach. You have to try always and that is my nature as a football professional.”

West Ham
1. Fabianski
5. Zabaleta
4. Balbuena
23. Diop
26. Masuaku
41. Rice
20.Yarmolenko Substituted for Snodgrass at 72’minutes
16. Noble
14. Obiang
8. Felipe Anderson substituted for Diangana at 90+3’minutes
7. Arnautovic Substituted for Antonio at 83’minutes
11. Snodgrass
13 . Adrián
21. Ogbonna
24. Fredericks
27. Pérez
30. Antonio
45. Diangana

Man Utd
1. De Gea
18. young booked at 78mins
39. McTominay
12. Smalling
2. Lindelöf Substituted for Rashford at 57’minutes
23. Shaw
27. Fellaini
31. Matic
6. Pogba Substituted for Fred at 70’minutes
9. Lukaku
11. Martial Substituted for Mata at 71’minutes

3. Bailly
8. Mata
10. Rashford
13. Grant
17. Fred
21. Herrera
36. Darmian

Referee: Michael Oliver


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