Thursday, May 11, 2023

David De Gea mistakes with gifts West Ham defeats Manchester United 1-0

David De Gea error gifts West Ham 1-0 win over Manchester United

 LONDON: A howler by Manchester Joined goalkeeper David De Gea gifted West Ham Joined three fundamental focuses in their fight against transfer as the hosts got a 1-0 Chief Association succeed at the London Arena on Sunday.

Joined are fourth on 63 focuses after 34 games, one in front of Liverpool and with a game close by over the Merseysiders, while West Ham are fifteenth on 37 focuses, seven over the drop zone.

In the first half, the visitors' forwards Marcus Rashford and Antony both hit the post, but De Gea's mistake reopened the race for Champions League spots.

Although Spaniard De Gea dived and got a hand on Said Benrahma's bouncing shot from a distance, he was unable to keep the ball out as West Ham took the lead.

Football includes it. "Football is a game of mistakes, even though you have a lot in your head," United manager Erik ten Hag told the BBC.

"There's a team, you have to bounce back and deal with the effect," tweeted WestHam (@WestHam). You can likewise say before objective we weren't adequately clinical."

When Victor Lindelof moved his arm into the path of a ball from Benrahma, United were fortunate not to concede a penalty. As the first half came to a close, VAR decided not to recommend a spot kick. The goal knocked United's wind out of their sails.

De Gea made a great reaction save to deny Tomas Soucek early in the second half, but he looked unsteady again when Soucek scored with a header in the 73rd minute that was disallowed for offside.

— ManUtd (@ManUtd) ANOTHER SUCCESS United striker Wout Weghorst was ineffective, so Anthony Martial came off the bench in the 57th minute to provide their attack with a much-needed focal point.

As United increased their pressure, Rashford forced Lukasz Fabianski into a quick reaction save, and Martial also had an effort saved. Martial also hit a header across the goal in stoppage time.

After losing on Thursday to Brighton & Hove Albion by the same score, United failed to score after ten minutes of extra time. This was their second league loss in a row.

Declan Rice, captain of West Ham, was well aware of how important the outcome was to his team's fight to stay in the Premier League.

"The points it puts us on now put a nice gap between us and the teams at the bottom," tweeted WestHam (@WestHam). There's as yet three (games) to go yet the meaning of the three focuses is enormous," he told BT Game.

"I believe that was our best home performance of the season. Front foot, aggressive one-on-one, on the ball—everything today was a really good performance," he continued.

David Moyes, the Hammers' manager, praised his team's "huge character" but warned that they were not yet out of the woods.

He stated to BT Sport, "The number isn't confirmed that it keeps you in the Premier League, so we must look forward to the next game and try to pick up more points."

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