West Ham United achieved a big surprise and ousted the giant Manchester United from the round of 32 of the English League Cup, after beating them 1-0, in the confrontation that brought the two teams together this evening, Wednesday, at Old Trafford, in the 32nd round of the championship. .
West Ham’s only goal came in the 9th minute through Manuel Lanzini.
English League Cup
The formation of Manchester United was as follows: Goalkeepers: Henderson / Defense: Dalot, Bailly, Lindelof, Telles / Midfield: Van de Beek, Matic, Juan Mata / Attack: Sancho, Lingard, Martial.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo was absent from today’s match, as coach Solskjaer preferred to rest him, and a number of stars were absent, most notably Paul Pogba, Harry Maguire, Raphael Varane and others.
Thus, West Ham qualifies for the round of 16, waiting for its next opponent, after the draw is made this evening, while Manchester United bids farewell to the tournament.
Manchester United and West Ham played a strong match last Sunday, in the fifth round of the English Premier League, and ended with the Red Devils winning 2-1 in a killer time.
Manchester United is in third place in the English Premier League table, with 13 points, while West Ham is in eighth place with 8 points.