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Man Utd Clinch Second Place After Stalemate With West Ham

English Premier League Report: West Ham United v Manchester United 10 May 2018

By SL International - May 10, 2018 10:44 PM

English Premier League 

Result: West Ham United 0-0 Manchester United

Date: 10 May 2018

Venue: London Stadium

Manchester United have sealed second spot in the Premier League after playing to a 0-0 draw with West Ham United at the London Stadium on Thursday.

Jose Mourinho opted to start Alexis Sanchez and Jesse Lingard up front, as Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford dropped to the bench.

Marko Arnautovic nearly opened the scoring for the Hammers in the sixth minute with a low strike that forced goalkeeper David De Gea into a good save.

The Red Devils started to utilise the wings after 20 minutes and almost got the breakthrough after the hosts' goalkeeper Adrian made a double save to deny Alexis Sanchez and Luke Shaw in quick succession.

Jose Mourinho’s charges had a good spell with 10 minutes left to play and had the game by the scruff of the neck but could not carve out clear-cut chances.

Paul Pogba fancied his chances for the Red Devils five minutes before time with a stinging low shot from range but he missed the target by inches, before Adrian did well to keep out Lingard's strike moments later.

Lingard was at it again 10 minutes after the restart with a strike from range but Adrian was equal to the task.

Pogba squandered a glorious chance to hand the visitors the lead after 63 minutes, as he fired wide at the far post after being picked out by Antonio Valencia.

As the second half went on, chances were hard to come by the both sides, which prompted Mourinho to introduce Rashford for Lingard, while the Hammers introduced Andy Carroll.

Despite the late changes from both sides, chances were few and far between in the closing stages and the sides had to settle for a point each.

The point sees the Red Devils clinch second spot, their highest finish since Sir Alex Ferguson left in 2013.


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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E May 11, 2018 04:54 AM
Mourinho has change the man United we know, playing with 5 defenders that's shows how coward he is
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Die Wolf May 10, 2018 09:37 PM
guys im not watching . man u plays with 5 defenders. shaw. smalling.valencia.jones. lindelof and extra mctominay. yoh this team is scared of losing. whoever is watching how is their formation?
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Khaya Shozi May 10, 2018 09:18 PM
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mahlakwenabshayi May 10, 2018 08:52 PM
Give it to home team Prediction: West ham 1-0 United
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Boris Becker May 10, 2018 07:56 PM
Doesn't really matter
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Fifa 81 May 08, 2018 12:52 AM
Another loss for Man United

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