With a remarkable brilliance from Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea, Manchester United beat its guest West Ham United 1-0 at the end of the 14th week of the English Premier League.
Marcus Rashford scored the game’s only goal in the 38th minute.
This coincides with Spanish press reports that De Gea was left out of the tentative list of the Spain national team in the 2022 World Cup, behind 5 other guards.
These goalkeepers are Unai Simon (Athletic Bilbao) – Kepa Arrizabalaga (Chelsea) – David Soria (Getafe) – Robert Sanchez (Brighton) – David Raya (Brentford).
Bruno Fernandes received a yellow card that will cost him to miss the next match against Aston Villa in the fifteenth week.
The formation of the Red Devils witnessed the presence of Cristiano Ronaldo mainly after he was excluded in the previous match against Chelsea, after he left the field against Tottenham Hotspur.
the only bullet
The start came from Algerian Said Benrahma in the third minute with a shot that was pushed away by the defense, followed by Marcus Rashford with a ball that went near the post in the fifth minute.
In the 15th minute, Cristiano Ronaldo’s shot was caught by goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski. While Gianluca Scamaca tried in the 18th minute with a ball that hit the defense.
The goal came with a Marcus Rashford header in the 38th minute, after a cross from Christian Eriksen from the right side, to end the half with the Red Devils advancing.
West Ham coach David Moyes made his first substitution in the 57th minute with Mikael Antonio replacing Gianluca Scamaca.
Manchester United coach Eric Ten Hag responded in the 61st minute with Scott McTominay replacing Anthony Ilanga.
Cristiano Ronaldo almost scored with a header in the 63rd minute, but it passed near the post.
On the other hand, Pablo Fornals replaced Flynn Downs in the 77th minute, while Fred came instead of Eriksen for United in the 79th minute.
Kurt Zouma sent a dangerous header against United in the 83rd minute, but David de Gea shined in the ban.
And in the 87th minute, Farid hit a header that hit the right post.
West Ham almost equalized in the 93rd minute with a shot from Jarrod Bowen. De Gea starred again in stopping it, rebounding with a missile from Declan Rice, which De Gea also blocked with great skill.
The win raised Manchester United’s balance to 23 points from 12 games in fifth place, while West Ham’s balance froze at 14 points from 13 games in thirteenth place.