Manchester United are set to face West Ham in the upcoming game week in the Premier League. Following the second debut of Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United look to push their challenge on the title. While West Ham looks to lick their wounds after Antonio got a red card against Southampton.
The Manchester United match against West Ham is quite important for both teams for two different reasons. Following the loss of Manchester United against Young Boys in the UEFA Champions League. #OleOut was trending on Twitter. While this could just seem a dent in the team’s current season. Many fear that this could be due to the team changing their system to suit Ronaldo. Players such as Mason Greenwood as well as Jadon Sancho have been forced to change their style of play. While Bruno Fernandes has been tasked mainly to help out the box and supply balls into the box. This match is important for Manchester United as Manchester City drew 0-0 against Southampton. This leaves an opportunity for Manchester United to win the game and have a lead of 3 points to the defending Champions.
While for West Ham this match would help the team solidify their stand in the top 8 in the league. If they go on to win the game, they would be on 11 points immediately putting them on top of Manchester City as well. Following their win against Dynamo in the UEFA Europa League, West ham would be looking to push forward their attempt to win. West ham were the dark horses last season finishing in the 6th position as well.
What Can Manchester United Change To Win Against West Ham?
Manchester to win against West Ham will need to make sure they are as clinical as they can be this game. Against such a defensive compact team who are embracing the counter-attack. Manchester United will need to make sure they aren’t lacking in the defensive side of things. With Antonio out for the game, West Ham is not as offensively strong as they wish to be. The likes of Declan Rice as well as Tomas Soucek will need to pull their socks up while on the transition. Jesse Lingard won’t mostly start for Manchester United this game but his absence in the West Ham team. Although Saïd Benrahma has already made that position his. By already scoring two goals and assisting two in the league.
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