Manchester United entertained West Ham United at Old Trafford earlier tonight as they looked to earn a positive result in the FA Cup. The Red Devils made a decent start to the game but were held scoreless at half-time.
Said Benrahma gave the visitors a shock lead in the 54th minute. However, Man United equalized courtesy of Nayef Aguerd’s own goal before Alejandro Garnacho completed the turnaround in the 90th minute. Fred went on to kill the game off by scoring in injury time as Erik ten Hag’s men secured a brilliant 3-1 win at the Theatre of Dreams.
Let’s take a look at how each Manchester United player fared during the match against the Hammers.
GK: David de Gea – 7.5/10
The Spanish keeper made a lot of crucial saves at the back and did enough to restrict the opposition to just one goal.
RB: Diogo Dalot – 6.5/10
He did his fair share of defending and was accurate with his passing.
CB: Victor Lindelof – 6.5/10
Lindelof made some crucial clearances at the back but got replaced in the 57th minute.
CB: Harry Maguire – 7/10
The English defender earned the ball back twice inside his half and made one key chance going forward.
LB: Tyrell Malacia – 8/10
Malacia gave a good account of himself on the defensive third of the pitch and made one encouraging run with the ball.
CM: Marcel Sabitzer – 7/10
He was a positive influence at both ends of the field and was substituted in the 85th minute.
CM: Scott McTominay – 7/10
McTominay performed well in the first half but could last only 45 minutes.
RW: Antony – 6/10
He was a threat at times from the right flank but failed to finish off his chances.
CAM: Bruno Fernandes – 6.5/10
Fernandes engineered some meaningful openings for others around him but there was no goal for him tonight.
LW: Alejandro Garnacho – 8.5/10
Garnacho made a lot of dangerous runs with the ball on the left wing and gave his team the all-important lead in the 90th minute.
ST: Wout Weghorst – 7.5/10
He linked up play well with others around him and has got an assist to show for his efforts.
CM: Casemiro – 7.5/10
Casemiro gave Man United more control in the game.
CB: Lisandro Martinez – 6.5/10
He made one crucial interception at the back.
LW: Marcus Rashford – 6/10
There was no goal for Rashford tonight.
CM: Fred – N/A
He got his name on the scoresheet in injury time.
CB: Raphael Varane – N/A
Varane didn’t get enough time to influence the game.