Manchester U 2 West Ham 1

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Man­chester Uni­ted 4 West Ham Uni­ted 0, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, April 13, 2019. Man­chester Uni­ted be­at West Ham 2-1 at Old Traf­ford to gain their third ho­me vic­tory on the trot. The win took Ole Gun­nar Solskjaer´s boys up to fifth place in the ta­ble, two points be­hind fourth pla­ced Chel­sea, and three points adrift of Spurs in third spot. 

Af­ter an ac­tion packed open­ing in which West Ham had a goal dis­al­lowed for off­side, Man­chester Uni­ted went ahead in the 19th min­ute when Paul Po­gba sco­red from the spot af­ter a foul on Ju­an Ma­ta in the box. For­mer San­tos and Lazio mid­fielder Fe­lipe An­der­son lev­elled the score for West Ham four min­utes in­to the sec­ond ha­lf, on­ly for Po­gba to con­vert an­oth­er pen­alty in the 80th min­ute fol­low­ing a chal­lenge on An­thony Mar­tial in­side the area. Old Traf­ford man­ager Ole Gun­nar Sol­skjaer ad­mit­ted in the af­ter­math, tho­ugh, that his si­de were lucky to win the mat­ch. Ole Gun­nar Sol­skjaer “West Ham played bet­ter than us, it´s fair to say, I don’t think any­one will dis­agree. Some­times you get more than you de­serve and today is one of those nights.” Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Da­vid de Gea, Phil Jones, Chris Small­ing, Mar­cos Rojo, Dio­go Dalot, Paul Po­gba, Ju­an Ma­ta, Jesse Lin­gard, Ro­melu Lu­kaku, Fred, An­thony Mar­tial. Sub­stitutes: Ma­son Green­wood, An­dreas Pe­reira, Mar­cus Rash­ford, Vic­tor Lin­delof, Mat­teo Dar­mian, Scott Mc­Tom­inay, Ser­gio Rom­ero. West Ham Uni­ted Te­am: Lukasz Fa­bi­anski, Fa­bi­an Bal­buena, Pablo Za­baleta, An­gelo Og­bonna, Ar­thur Masuaku, Fe­lipe An­der­son, Manuel Lan­zini, Ro­bert Snod­grass, Ma­rk Noble, De­clan Rice, Javi­er Her­nandez. Sub­stitutes: Ry­an Fre­d­er­icks, Mi­chail An­tonio, Grady Di­an­gana, Issa Di­op, Pedro Obi­ang, Nat­han Hol­land, Adrian.


Paul Pogba Quickfacts

Paul Po­gba sco­red 16 goals in 47 ga­mes for Man­chester Uni­ted in the 2018-19 season.


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