Manchester United came from behind to defeat West Ham United for the fifth time this season, denying the Hammers fans an ideal return to their stadium. West Ham opened brightly in front of their home crowd for the first time since February 29th, and the pressure paid off in 38 minutes in the match WHU vs MUN.
Tomas Soucek poked Declan Rice’s flick in three minutes after Pablo Fornals had struck a post. Bruno Fernandes’ half-time arrival changed the game when he passed to Paul Pogba, who equalised on 65 minutes. Man. United are now in fourth place with 19 points, while West Ham are in seventh place with 17 points.
“It was a tense game, with both teams having fantastic chances, with Jesse scoring another outstanding goal. We discussed the three points in the dressing room and agreed that they were the most crucial. After Said Benrahma’s deflected shot put West Ham ahead, Cristiano Ronaldo equalised for the visitors in the first half.
In stoppage time, West Ham had an opportunity to equalise during the faceoff between WHU vs MUN, but David De Gea saved Mark Noble’s penalty to preserve United’s victory. ” Both sets of players, coaches, and fans stood for a minute of applause before the game in honour of Jimmy Greaves, the former West Ham and England striker who died on Sunday at the age of 81.
Jarrod Bowen forced De Gea to save with his feet after 25 minutes, before Tomas Soucek rocketed over the bar. Lukasz Fabianski of West Ham saved Bruno Fernandes’ attempt with a great save. West Ham rushed up the other end a minute later and scored when Benrahma’s effort from outside the box was deflected in by Raphael Varane.
United equalised after Fabianski spilled his initial flick from Fernandes’ cross. Ronaldo tapped home from close range after Fabianski had spilled his initial flick from Fernandes’ cross. Before the halftime, both teams had strong chances to take the lead, but Fabianski saved Ronaldo’s shot and Nikola Vlasic missed the target from within the area.
A minute into the second half, Ronaldo almost scored his second, but Fabianski sprinted out and prevented him with a fantastic save. Ronaldo thought he was pulled down by Vladimir Coufal and Aaron Creswell late in the game, but his penalty requests were knocked down. Lingard came up with a beautiful curling shot with a minute remaining to put the visitors in front of the match between WHU vs MUN.
However, after a VAR review, West Ham was awarded a penalty when the ball struck Luke Shaw’s hand inside the area in stoppage time. Noble was introduced to take the penalty, but De Gea saved his spot kick to keep United in the game. Lingard’s poor pass had handed away Young Boys’ last-gasp victory in the Champions League on Tuesday, so there was a sense of redemption for him.
The nail-biting match came to an end with the jubilation of the MUN fans’ standing ovation for the winning team.
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