West Ham United welcomed Manchester United at the London Stadium earlier this evening as they focused on securing a victory in front of their home fans. The Hammers made a bright start to the game and got their noses ahead in the 27th minute when Said Benrahma scored with a tame finish. David Moyes’ men went into the half-time interval 1-0 up on the scoreline.
West Ham sat on their lead well in the second half and managed to earn a narrow 1-0 win at home.
Let’s take a look at how each West Ham United player fared during the match against the Red Devils.
GK: Lukasz Fabianski – 7.5/10
The Polish keeper made a few important saves at the back and secured a vital clean sheet this evening.
RB: Thilo Kehrer – 7/10
He did his fair share of defending and made one good chance in the final third.
CB: Nayef Aguerd – 7/10
Aguerd cleared the danger when needed and was good on the ball.
CB: Angelo Ogbonna – 7/10
The Italian didn’t hesitate to put his foot through the ball on the defensive third of the field. He would be quite pleased with the clean sheet.
LB: Aaron Cresswell – 6.5/10
He performed his defensive duties well and managed to create one good chance going forward.
CM: Tomas Soucek – 7/10
Soucek anchored the midfield with conviction and would be disappointed after having a goal ruled out as off-side.
CM: Declan Rice – 7.5/10
Rice earned the ball back a few times and made some energetic runs with the ball toward the Man United penalty box.
RW: Jarrod Bowen – 7/10
He was a positive influence at both ends of the field but there was no goal for him this evening.
CAM: Lucas Paqueta – 7/10
The Brazilian talent had a few lively moments in the game but failed to register a goal.
LW: Said Benrahma – 8/10
Benrahma was a constant menace in the final third and was fortunate to score the only goal of the game in the 27th minute.
ST: Michail Antonio – 6.5/10
He had some bright moments in the game but lacked quality in the final third.
CAM: Pablo Fornals – N/A
He hardly had any time to influence the game.
CM: Flynn Downes – N/A
Downes came on in injury time.
RB: Ben Johnson – N/A
Johnson didn’t get enough time to make an impact.
LB: Emerson Palmieri – N/A
He was a last-minute substitute.