Andriy Yarmolenko put the Hammers in the lead in the 44th minute with a low finish past David de Gea between the United posts.
Aaron Cresswell wrapped up the points for Manuel Pellegrini’s side on 84 minutes when he found the net with a superb free kick.
West Ham were the better side over the course of the 90 minutes and deservedly picked up all three points from the encounter.
A lot of former players and pundits were following the match between West Ham and United, and below is a selection of what they have been saying on Twitter.
Former West Ham midfielder Don Hutchison has revelled in the London club currently in the top four of the Premier League.
Ex-Tottenham Hotspur striker Gary Lineker has praised Cresswell for his free kick against United, while former Manchester City forward Rodney Marsh was impressed with West Ham’s performance and said that United were “appalling”.
And people laughed at me when I said at some point West Ham will be in the top 4 https://t.co/gfkMdSJbkO— Don Hutchison (@donhutch4) September 22, 2019
That is the most exquisite of freekicks from Aaron Cresswell.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) September 22, 2019
>Credit West Ham & Pellegrini , playing to their strengths. Competing all over the pitch & some real quality at times too. United appalling.......— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) September 22, 2019
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