Manchester united were in action at old Trafford against Westham whom they had faced last weekend in the premier league competition. This time it was in the EFL competition where the Hammers looked forward to get their revenge after last week 2-1 defeat.
The match, the visitors opened the scoring in the 9th minute after Lazini put his side in front. The host kept on pressing but their solid attack didn't amount to much in the first half.
In the second half, Greenwood almost put things back on level terms a great pass from the Dutch midfielder Van De Beek. Manchester United desperate to score made them to leave their defence open which almost cost them in the final minutes.
They tried all the can but their attacking force was stopped by a solid defense of the Hammers. The Red Devils hopes of progressing the next round came to an end after losing 1-0
In that match, one of the players who really impressed is Van De Beek. The Dutchman created multiple chances upfront when he played as a attacking midfielder. When Fernandez was brought in he switch positing and played as a number 8 where he defended so well to prevent Westham from penetrating their half.
Van De Beek has been spending most time warming the bench despite being one of the most exciting players to watch. Since the arrival of Bruno Fernandez, he has been spending most time warming the bench. Today he was given a chance to proved what he's capable of and did that by performing so well.
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