FA Premier League

West Ham United 2:0 Manchester United

West Ham 2:0 Man Utd

London Stadium

Sun, 22 September 2019
2:00 pm BST


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90+4 min

Sep 22, 2019


So like last season it turned into another torrid day at the London Stadium. We were never at it today, from the off we were lethargic, with no ideas of how to break down West Ham. Sloppy defending allowed West Ham to score the opening goal just before half-time.

In the second-half we played with a bit more urgency and should have equalisd through Mata and then Maguire but failed to take those chances. West Ham then punished us with a late free-kick goal from Cresswell.

To compound our problems Rashford picked up a thigh injury which left us without any fit strikers for the last 30 minutes of the match. Our lack of squad depth was really exposed today.

A bad day.

Match Stats

West Ham 48%
Manchester United 52%

West Ham 8
Manchester United 9

Shots on Target
West Ham 6
Manchester United 3

West Ham 3
Manchester United 7

West Ham 8
Manchester United 9

West Ham 1:0 Manchester United - Yarmolenko (44')

West Ham 2:0 Manchester United - Cresswell (84')

90 min

Sep 22, 2019

Injury Time

Four minutes added on.

88 min

Sep 22, 2019

Substitution for West Ham United

Snodgrass for Yarmolenko.

87 min

Sep 22, 2019

James uses all his pace to burst down the left into the box. It's a tight angle and he hits the side netting.

83 min

Sep 22, 2019

Goal for West Ham United!

That's probably that then. Cresswell had a sighter from a similar range a few minutes ago and gets it right this time. He fires his free-kick into the top corner, De Gea gets a finger tip to it but can't keep it out.

83 min

Sep 22, 2019

Yellow Card

Ashley Young
Young with a late challenge on Noble and goes in the book. Another shooting free-kick for West Ham.

81 min

Sep 22, 2019

Substitution for Manchester United

Off: Juan Mata
On: Angel Gomes

81 min

Sep 22, 2019

10 minutes to go. We've done better in this second half and should really have scored an equaliser with two clear cut chances. Can we come up with something in the final part of the game?

80 min

Sep 22, 2019

Substitution for West Ham United

Zabaleta for Fredericks.

78 min

Sep 22, 2019

Lingard plays a through-ball to James, he nearly gets their ahead of Fabianski but the goalkeeper gets their first. Lingard follows up and the shot is blocked and out for a corner.