On Sunday in the Premier League, an odd goal ended up as the decider in a close game as Manchester United defeated West Ham 2-1 (1-1).
It was 0-0 until West Ham took the lead just on the half-hour mark through Said Benrahma, who netted, with an assist by Jarrod Bowen, making it 1-0.
Manchester United equalised to make it 1-1, when Cristiano Ronaldo found the net, in the 35th minute.
The deciding goal came, when Jesse Lingard scored a 1-2 for Manchester United, with an assist by Nemanja Matic. The team had then turned the match around.
West Ham have 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss with a 11–7 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Manchester United have 4 wins and 1 draw and a 13–4 goal difference.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 0-1 home win for Manchester United in March 2021.
West Ham are unbeaten at home, after two games. Manchester United are unbeaten on away soil, with one win in two tries so far in the league.
West Ham have scored 11 goals. They have scored seven goals at home. They’ve conceded 7 goals in total.
Manchester United have scored 13 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 13 goals. They’ve conceded 4 goals in total.
West Ham have opened the score in 2 of their 4 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 50 percent when scoring the first goal.
After this game in the Premier League, West Ham will take on Leeds (away) on 24 September 2021, Brentford (home) on 02 October 2021 and Everton (away) on 16 October 2021. Manchester United play Aston Villa (home) on 24 September 2021, Everton (home) on 01 October 2021 and Leicester (away) on 15 October 2021.