West Ham United beat Manchester United 2-0 this afternoon.
West Ham United continued their fine recent form on Sunday afternoon by comfortably easing past Manchester United with a 2-0 win at the London Stadium.
The Hammers went into the game having been four games unbeaten with two clean sheets in a row, and both of those runs have now been extended.
Manuel Pellegrini's side had to dig in a little early on, but eventually look the lead as a smart pass from Felipe Anderson found Andriy Yarmolenko, who buried his left-footed strike.
United were dealt a blow when Marcus Rashford was taken off with an injury, and with little attacking threat left, West Ham were able to ease through the latter stages as Aaron Cresswell curled a superb free kick into the top corner.
West Ham have now kept a third straight clean sheet in the Premier League, and sit inside the top five, only bumped out of the top four by Arsenal's late win over Aston Villa.
A number of players impressed for West Ham, but defender Issa Diop particularly impressed, shackling United's attackers – including Rashford – with a dominant performance.
Diop, 22, was linked with a £60million move to Manchester United over the summer (Sky Sports), and he really impressed against the Red Devils, who may be wishing they had signed him.
West Ham fans took to Twitter to hail the Frenchman, suggesting that he's so good that it's 'not fair on the opposition', with others praising him as 'immense' and 'magnificent'.
Diop really is a monster— Stammers / (@NYHammer2) September 22, 2019
Todays display from Diop was magnificent.— मान्छे (@SerpeX) September 22, 2019
Big Issa Diop is a monster of a defender! Still got a lot of development to go but good player— Ankaragucu-Iskocya (@Kankagroup) September 22, 2019
Issa Diop is just far too good. It’s not fair on the opponents. He’s going right to the top— West Ham Transfers (@westhamtransfer) September 22, 2019
No need to get out of first gear for West Ham today, won with ease against a very poor United team. Mark Noble put in a real captains shift, Diop was immense yet again, Cresswell also played well on his return to the team. 4th in the table, 3 clean-sheets in a row. Irons. #WHUFC— Dan Briard (@JournoDanB) September 22, 2019
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