Premier League: David De Gea’s injury time penalty save and Lingard’s late goal wins the match for Manchester United as they defeat West Ham 2-1

Premier League: David De Gea's injury time penalty save and Lingard's late goal wins the match for Manchester United as they defeat West Ham 2-1
Premier League: David De Gea's injury time penalty save and Lingard's late goal wins the match for Manchester United as they defeat West Ham 2-1

Premier League: David De Gea’s injury-time penalty save and Lingard’s late goal wins the match for Manchester United as they defeat West Ham 2-1- Manchester United has defeated West Ham United as they go joint top with Liverpool. Said Benrahama opened the scoring for West Ham in the 30th minute as his shot was deflected by Varane and the ball went in the net. However, Cristiano Ronaldo continued his goal-scoring form to equalize for the Red Devils 5 minutes later. The game was in a deadlock till the last minute when Jesse Lingard, who played for West Ham on loan last season, took the lead with a fantastic shot as he placed the ball in the top right corner in the 89th minute. The game was not over as West Ham won a penalty in the last minute of injury time and ex-Man United manager David Moyes brought on Mark Noble to take the penalty. David De Gea guessed it and went right away to ensure the win for Manchester United.

Jesse Lingard scored a stunning late goal and David de Gea saved a stoppage-time penalty as Manchester United beat West Ham United 2-1 in a dramatic Premier League match on Sunday.

Substitute Lingard hit a thumping shot into the top corner in the 89thvminute against his former club but West Ham were awarded a penalty moments later for a handball by defender Luke Shaw.

Mark Noble stepped up to take the penalty immediately after coming off the bench but De Gea guessed correctly and dived to turn his spot-kick away.

West Ham had gone ahead on the half-hour mark with a deflected strike from Said Benrahma but the visitors responded five minutes later, Cristiano Ronaldo heading a Bruno Fernandes cross at Lukasz Fabianksi and following up to tap the ball into the net.

It was Ronaldo’s fourth goal in three games after netting twice on his second debut for the club against Newcastle United and once in the 2-1 Champions League defeat at Young Boys on Tuesday.

The Portuguese had a chance in the second half before Lingard’s strike when he was again played in by Portugal team mate Fernandes but Fabianksi thwarted the attempt with his legs.

Ronaldo was also denied a penalty following a challenge from Vladimir Coufal. Manchester United are second in the Premier League standings with 13 points from five games while West Ham have eight after suffering their first defeat of the season.

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