Man United left the London Stadium with a 2-1 victory on Sunday, but the score told only half the story as David De Gea’s time-out penalty against Mark Noble – who had been specifically called to take the kick – was refused. the Hammers which would have been a deserved point.
In the end, it was Jesse Lingard, who excelled on loan at West Ham last season, who returned to haunt David Moyes’ side with a formidable game-winner on the substitutes bench.
A Premier League title tilt is the priority for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season, but the Norwegian knows silverware of any color would be a significant boost to his reign, having so far failed, including in the Europa League final last season.
Kick-off date, time and location
Man United vs West Ham are scheduled to kick off at 7.45 p.m. BST on Wednesday 22 September 2021.
Where to watch Man United vs West Ham
TV channel: The match will be broadcast on Sky Sports Football and Main Event.
Direct: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the game online through the website or Sky Go.
Man United vs West Ham team news
Given that they both started Sunday’s game on the bench, Jesse Lingard and Mark Noble could start well for their respective sides, while Cristiano Ronaldo will surely be rested, having started every game since returning to Old Trafford.
David Moyes is already facing a balancing act as his side play in the Europa League this season and having fielded a solid line-up as they started their campaign with a victory at Dinamo Zagreb last week this could well be considered as a expendable competition, allowing the Scots more license to shoot.
Man United vs West Ham Prediction
The depth of the West Ham squad will likely be tested throughout this season and compared to the Premier League and their European exploits, the Carabao Cup is unlikely to be a priority.
History and results of face to face (h2h)
- Man United win: 70
- Prints: 32
- West Ham win: 45
Betting odds and tips
- Man United to win: 1/2
- Draw: 10/3
- West Ham to win: 6/1