A calamitous error by David De Gea condemned Manchester United to a 1-0 loss towards West Ham on the London Stadium which leaves their top-four hopes in jeopardy.
Said Benrahma’s tame, long-range effort within the first half ought to have been a routine save for the goalkeeper however regardless of getting a hand to it, he was unable to cease it from bobbling over the road.
Manchester United, crushed 1-0 by Brighton final day trip and solely some extent forward of fifth-placed Liverpool, appeared answerable for the sport earlier than De Gea’s mistake however might in the end have misplaced by a larger margin, with the hosts dominating a lot of the second half.
David Moyes’ facet have been denied what regarded a transparent penalty on the stroke of half-time when Victor Lindelof’s handball went unnoticed by on-pitch referee Peter Bankes and VAR Stuart Attwell determined to not intervene.
The resolution ensured Erik ten Hag’s facet remained within the recreation however West Ham withstood late strain to say a deserved victory which takes them to 37 factors, easing their relegation fears in fifteenth place.
Manchester United, in the meantime, nonetheless have a recreation in hand on Liverpool, however their stuttering kind has thrown the top-four race open.
More to observe.
West Ham host AZ Alkmaar within the first leg of their Europa Conference League semi-final on Thursday. Kick-off 8pm. They then resume their relegation battle at Brentford on Sunday May 14 with kick-off at 2pm.
Manchester United have 4 video games remaining to safe a spot within the prime 4. They host Wolves on Saturday at 3pm, then head to Bournemouth on May 20 earlier than ending with two house video games towards Chelsea and Fulham.
West Ham’s remaining fixtures
May 11: AZ Alkmaar (H) – Europa Conference League, kick-off 8pm
May 14: Brentford (A) – Premier League, kick-off 2pm
May 18: AZ Alkmaar (A) – Europa Conference League, kick-off 8pm
May 21: Leeds (H) – Premier League, kick-off 1.30pm
May 28: Leicester City (A) – Premier League, kick-off 4.30pm
Man Utd’s remaining fixtures
May 13: Wolves (H) – Premier League, kick-off 3pm
May 20: Bournemouth (A) – Premier League, kick-off 3pm
May 25: Chelsea (H) – Premier League, kick-off 8pm, reside on Sky Sports
May 28: Fulham (H) – Premier League, kick-off 4.30pm
June 3: Manchester City (N) – FA Cup ultimate, kick-off 3pm