Many of the football fans were shocked to see Manchester United being defeated by West Ham at the EFL Cup. Though there was a tough fight between the two, still most of the football fans thought that either the red devils would win or the match will be drawn. However, West Ham got an early lead in the match and ultimately they only experienced the last smile by defeated Manchester United by 1-0.
The match kicked off at the iconic stadium of Old Trafford. In the 9th minute, Manuel Lanzini scored the first goal of the match as well for West Ham. From then many shorts were taken, but none from either side could get past the goalkeeper. The first half saw only one goal, and the second half remained goalless. With this defeat, Manchester United got knocked out of the Carabao Cup from the third round.
It was a special win for West Ham, as they defeated the English giants on their ground. Though newly Portuguese Legend Cristiano Ronaldo was not in the playing 11, still gaining a victory over Man United is indeed something special for the Premier League club.
Manchester United was in the upper hand as per the stats
As per the stats of the match between Manchester United and West Ham, Manchester was in an upper hand over their opposition. The total number of shots taken by Man United was 27, whereas the same stat for West Ham is only 9. Among these, 6 of United’s shorts were on target with West Ham’s only 3.
Moreover, United also had a greater ball possession of 61% with West Ham being 39%, and they had a pass accuracy of 84% and 75% respectively as well. However despite all these Man United was unable to win the match, and West Ham earned the victory crown.