Manchester United 0, West Ham 1 (Carabao Cup 3rd Round)
Manuel Lanzini’s 8th minute goal proved to be enough to earn West Ham their first win in 18 games at Old Trafford since May 2007.Embed from Getty Images
There was also more late drama against in a game between these two sides as West Ham were denied by the woodwork and two saves from Mark Noble and Jarrod Bowen by Dean Henderson in the last 5 minutes of their Carabao Cup 3rd Round game.
All of this after Noble had missed a last minute penalty against United in the Premier League at the London Stadium on Sunday that would have seen them draw the game.
Instead, it will be West Ham who go into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup at the expense of the Reds who couldn’t convert one of their 27 shots into a goal as United’s squad players failed to take their chance to convince boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for a place in the first team.
It was also the first win against the Reds for David Moyes since he was sacked by United seven years ago and proved to be instant revenge for Sunday./
PLAYER RATINGS – Manchester United 0, West Ham 1 (Carabao Cup 3rd Round)
Dean Henderson: 7. Rusty first game back after COVID bout, was a lucky to see Andriy Yarmolenko hit the post after he went clean through. Saved from Mark Noble and Jarrod Bowen late on to keep United in the game.
Diogo Dalot: 6. Poor choices going forward but he saw a shot go wide after a deflected clearance fell to him.
Victor Lindelof: 6. Hands full with Jarrod Bowen.
Eric Bailly: 6. Great block to deny Robert Kral a debut goal for West Ham.
Alex Telles: 5. At fault for the goal when he failed to stop Ryan Fredericks from getting in behind him, taken off.
Juan Mata: 6. Hit the bar with a curling effort but did little after that.
Nemanja Matic: 6. Cut a frustrated figure with some sloppy fouls. There was a particularly sensitive one on Vladimir Coufal which he will be glad there was no VAR replays in operation.
Donny van de Beek: 6. Sat deep with Nemanja Matic but created little, and tried a bit too hard with his shooting.
Jadon Sancho: 7. Seeing more invention and raw pace but still not gelling with his team mates despite an improvement after the break.
Anthony Martial: 6. Rolled the ball agonisingly wide of the goal after Nemanja Matic had put him through, not the only chance he missed in a poor evening.
Jesse Lingard: 7. Should have had a penalty when his shirt was pulled by Mark Noble as both tussled on the edge of the box. Really wanted another goal and came close to providing one several times. Frustrated at the lack of service – even throwing his hands up at Dean Henderson for not picking him out from a goal kick.
Mason Greenwood (on for Juan Mata, 61): 6. An injection of pace and composure in front of goal. Immediately denied by Alphonse Areola who saved his shot within seconds of coming on.
Bruno Fernandes (on for Jesse Lingard, 72): 6. On a little late, had a couple of good shots but couldn’t affect the game.
Anthony Elanga (on for Alex Telles, 782): 6. Did a job at left back but wandered forward, almost caught out by a break for Jarrod Bowen but his pace rescued him.
GOAL – Manchester United 0, West Ham 1 (Carabao Cup 3rd Round)
Man Utd 0, West Ham 1: 8. Ryan Fredericks cut the ball back from the byline and Manuel Lanzini put West Ham into the lead with a well struck goal.
MATCH STATS – Manchester United 0, West Ham 1 (Carabao Cup 3rd Round)
Man Utd: Henderson, Dalot, Lindelof, Bailly, Telles (Elanga 72), Mata, Matic, van de Beek, Sancho, Martial, Lingard (Fernandes 72)
Man Utd subs not used: Heaton, Jones, Greenwood, Wan-Bissaka, McTominay
West Ham: Areola, Johnson, Dawson, Diop, Fredericks (Coufal 17), Noble, Kral, Yarmolenko, Lanzini (Fornals 69), Masuaku (Vlasic 69), Bowen
West Ham subs not used: Randolph, Zouma, Ogbonna, Benrahma
Booking: Noble 57 (foul on Jadon Sancho)
Goal: Lanzini 8
Referee: Jonathan Moss