MU beat West Ham United by a thin score 1:0


MANCHESTER United beat West Ham United 1-0 in the Premier League continued at Old Trafford, Manchester on Sunday (30/10) night WIB.

The Red Devils managed to pocket the three points thanks to Marcus Rashford’s single goal.

The victory brought MU to fifth with 23 points. Meanwhile, The Hammers are ranked 13th with 14 points.

Coach Erik ten Hag started Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Maguire. Meanwhile, Antony was not included in the line-up.

MU appear dominant since the early minutes of the game. The hosts tried to threaten in the 7th minute.

Christian Eriksen’s long pass reaches Anthony Elanga, but his shot goes wide of goal

In the 14th minute, Ronaldo had space in front of the penalty box. He then fired a hard shot, which was still aimed at Lukasz Fabianski.

Fabianski returned to action two minutes later. This time, he managed to catch the ball from a header from Marcus Rashford.

West Ham who were depressed at the start of the match began to be more daring to attack. However, their game still did not endanger the MU goal which was escorted by David de Gea.

MU is also often in a hurry to attack entering the middle of the first half. After many raw attacks, MU can finally score a goal in the 38th minute.

Eriksen’s cross from the right was headed by Rashford in front of goal, which Fabianski couldn’t stop.

Ronaldo wasted a golden opportunity to score midway through the second half. His header in front of goal is still wide. Moments later, CR7’s experiment after receiving a thrust from Rashford also soared.

West Ham tried to respond. Said Benrahma stabbed before firing, but the ball was still saved by De Gea.

In the 81st minute, De Gea appeared extraordinary. He neatly stemmed a hard kick from Michail Antonio. A minute later, he made a brilliant save to deny Kurt Zouma’s header.

West Ham pounded the MU defense in the last minute chasing an equalizer. In the midst of pressure from the visitors, MU almost stole the second goal. Unfortunately, Fred’s header caught Scott McTominay’s cross still hitting the post.

West Ham failed to score an equalizer after De Gea returned to form brilliantly.

The final score of the match remained 1-0 for Manchester United’s victory. (Ant/Ol-13)

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