Manchester United is on the lookout for a bounceback recreation within the Premier League after the Red Devils’ shock loss of their UEFA Champions League opener in opposition to Young Boys. But a visit to London Stadium to face an undefeated West Ham staff isn’t any simple proposition.
All eyes can be on 36-year-old star Cristiano Ronaldo, who begins a third straight recreation for Man United. He has already scored three objectives over his first two matches since rejoining the membership, however supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made it clear that he’ll be giving Ronaldo his breaks ultimately. This will not be a type of moments with Edinson Cavani solely anticipated to make his return subsequent week.
One factor that Ronaldo and Manchester United have going for them is that they performed their European midweek match on Tuesday and may have two further days of relaxation in comparison with Europa League contributors West Ham, which gained 2-0 in Croatia on Thursday. But the Hammers rested a couple of projected starters, whereas others performed restricted minutes.
These two groups will face off once more on Wednesday within the Carabao Cup (League Cup). That match is single elimination match and can be held at Old Trafford.
Sporting News can be following the West Ham vs. Manchester United match stay, offering rating updates, commentary and highlights clips as they occur.
West Ham vs. Manchester United stay rating
WHAM – Benrahma – thirtieth min.
MANU – Ronaldo – thirty fifth min.
(All instances Eastern)
thirty fifth min.: Ronaldo scores! The Portuguese star beats the offside lure to a Bruno Fernandes and after his first flick volley is saved by Lukasz Fabianski, he knocks residence the rebound for the straightforward end. That’s 4 objectives in three video games.
thirty fourth min.: Fantastic sliding sort out by Kurt Zouma to disclaim Cristiano Ronaldo’s shot within the field. Scott McTominay fed an ideal ball into Ronaldo’s run.
thirtieth min.: West Ham purpose! Said Benrahma will get the ball on the prime of the field and his shot takes a deflection off Raphael Varane and goes into the again of the online. 1-0 West Ham.
twenty eighth min.: On the following nook kick, the ball pops out to Bruno Fernandes who fires a shot within the field that’s tipped by Lukasz Fabianski off the precise submit. And the gang goes quiet. Moments later Luke Shaw has a shot that is saved low by Fabianski.
twenty seventh min.: Bruno Fernandes with a cross from the precise and West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna is monitoring Mason Greenwood’s run within the field and heads it out for a Man United nook.
twenty second min.: Another two probabilities for West Ham! Bowen with one other shot that forces De Gea right into a kick save. Tomas Soucek follows up with a shot on the rebound however it’s excessive of the bar. The residence crowd is fired up.
seventeenth min.: First actual likelihood of the match and it is West Ham’s. After a Harry Maguire giveaway deep in his personal finish, the ball is in the reduction of to Jarrod Bowen from the top line and his shot is blocked within the field.
Maguire will get away with one. Tries shepherding the ball out for a United GK however will get pressed by West Ham attackers and an opportunity is on.
Fred and others get again to dam the present.
This is a (principally) managed expertise to this point.
— Carl Anka (@Ankaman616) September 19, 2021
fifteenth min.: Fred sends a ball into the field on the lookout for Bruno Fernandes, however Vladimir Coufal was monitoring him and each gamers take a tumble. No penalty. Fernandes leaning to the left in these opening phases.
14th min.: The sample is obvious right here. Manchester United retaining possession, West Ham patiently ready and attacking the ball round midfield. Outside of a few nook kicks, Man United has not threatened.
sixth min.: Paul Pogba on the bottom after a conflict with Kurt Zouma and Pogba has to limp off the sector after getting remedy. But he is again on shortly after.
Kurt Zouma – certainly one of Pogba’s finest pals in soccer – with the problem. Seemed high-quality, however might need aggravated an previous damage for the United midfielder. He’s off for remedy.
0-0, 6 minutes.
— Carl Anka (@Ankaman616) September 19, 2021
third min.: Vladimir Coufal escorts the ball out of play considering it would be a purpose kick for West Ham, and it was a nook as a substitute. Fortunately for him, nothing comes of it.
1st min.: We’re off. Man United in the identical blue highway kits the staff wore in opposition to Young Boys.
8:59 a.m.: A minute of heartfelt applause for an England legend:
8:43 a.m.: Of course they might:
8:41 a.m.: West Ham can be keying in on this man:
Cristiano Ronaldo’s final 3 appearances in all competitions:
️ ️ vs. Ireland
️ ️ vs. Newcastle United
️ vs. BSC Young Boys
Arrives within the capital in high-quality type. pic.twitter.com/uH1k2USb5U
— Statman Dave (@StatmanDave) September 19, 2021
6:57 a.m.: Manchester United are presently on an unbelievable unbeaten run in Premier League highway video games: 28 matches and counting, the longest ever undefeated run. Per Sky Sports, the Red Devils have conceded simply 19 objectives in these 28 matches, retaining 13 clear sheets within the course of. Their final loss? A 2-0 setback on January 19, 2020 vs. Liverpool.
6:22 a.m.: West Ham can be carrying black armbands for the match in honor of English soccer legend Jimmy Greaves, who handed away Sunday:
West Ham vs. Manchester United: Starting lineups
Cristiano Ronaldo will get the beginning and is probably going going through a midweek relaxation with Uruguayan middle ahead Edinson Cavani anticipated again for Wednesday’s Carabao Cup (League Cup) match, additionally in opposition to West Ham. Scott McTominay makes his return to the beginning lineup alongside Fred in central midfield.
Marcus Rashford and Amad Diallo are out injured, and defender Phil Jones and goalkeeper Dean Henderson are nearing a return and could possibly be additions to the bench on Wednesday.
Manchester United beginning lineup (4-2-3-1, left to proper): 1-David De Gea-GK — 23-Luke Shaw, 5-Harry Maguire, 19-Raphael Varane, 29-Aaron Wan-Bissaka — 17-Fred, 39-Scott McTominay — 6-Paul Pogba, 18-Bruno Fernandes, 11-Mason Greenwood — 7-Cristiano Ronaldo
Manchester United subs (9): 22-Tom Heaton-GK, 3-Eric Bailly, 20-Diogo Dalot, 31-Nemanja Matic, 34-Donny van de Beek, 8-Juan Mata, 14-Jesse Lingard, 25-Jadon Sancho, 9-Anthony Martial
West Ham can be lacking the suspended Michail Antonio with Jarrod Bowen slotting in at middle ahead. The likes of Angelo Ogbonna and Vladimir Coufal have been rested in midweek, and Said Benrahma performed simply 38 minutes off the bench in opposition to Dinamo Zagreb. Nikola Vlasic (69 minutes in midweek) will get his first Premier League begin after the abbreviated minutes he logged in Zagreb.
West Ham beginning lineup (4-2-3-1, proper to left): 1-Lukasz Fabianski-GK — 3-Aaron Cresswell, 21-Angelo Ogbonna, 4-Kurt Zouma, 5-Vladimir Coufal — 41-Declan Rice, 28-Tomas Soucek — 11-Nikola Vlasic, 22-Said Benrahma, 8-Pablo Fornals — 20-Jarrod Bowen
West Ham subs (9): 13-Alphonse Areola-GK, 15-Craig Dawson, 23-Issa Diop, 24-Ryan Fredericks, 26-Arthur Masuaku, 16-Mark Noble, 33-Alex Kral, 10-Manuel Lanzini, 7-Andriy Yarmolenko
How to look at West Ham vs. Manchester United
- Date: Sunday, Sept. 19
- Time: 9 a.m. ET
- TV channel: NBCSN
- Spanish-language TV: Telemundo
- Live stream: fuboTV
The match can be broadcast on NBCSN (English) and Telemundo (Spanish), each of which could be streamed on fuboTV (free 7-day trial) .