Manchester United recently suffered a humiliation in the hands of Frank Lampard's team, Chelsea, as they lost 3-1 in the FA Cup Semifinals on Sunday night at Wembley, England National Stadium. Goals from Olivier Giroud, Mason Mount and Harry Maguire (own goal) was enough for the London outfit.
Two errors from Spanish shot stopper, David De Gea, contributed to the 3-1 humiliation at Wembley Stadium. David De Gea let the ball slip off his gloves on two occasions. One was in the first half when Giroud had a clever touch on the ball, the other one was when Mount unleashed a thunderbolt into the post.
However, I was not very surprised because Manchester United have failed to deliver whenever it mattered most throughout the season. But they will get over it and get back to winning ways against Westham on Wednesday night.
Below is how Manchester United could line-up for their match on Wednesday:
David De Gea (Goalkeeper)
Despite the errors De Gea made in the last match, I still believe he has not lost his quality because the score line would have been more terrific if he had not made strings of good saves in the match. He made three sharp saves but I think the saves are medicine after death.
David De Gea will hope to put smiles on the faces of Manchester United fans when he starts in goal against Westham
Brandon Williams will replace the injured Luke Shaw at left back. He looked somewhat shaky against Chelsea but he is the best player that can play at left back at the moment. Therefore, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will start with him at left back. He has lots of to offer United.
Aaron Wanbissaka will continue his work at right back. I expect lots of his usual sliding tackles come Wednesday.
Harry Maguire got a headache injury in the last match but he managed to play with it. It seems the injury is minor. Therefore, he will resume duties with his regular partner, Victor Lindelof. Their partnership has been wonderful thus far.
Nemanja Matic could warm the bench this time to make way for Fred. Fred may not have impressed the fan base recently but his work rate on the pitch is high. I see Solskjaer starting Fred again.
Fred will be complemented by star midfielder, Paul Pogba. Pogba's absence in the last game made things worse for United in the middle of the park. Things became better when he came on for Fred. I don't see Solskjaer making such mistakes again. Pogba will start alongside Fred in the defensive midfield.
Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes will retain their positions at left wing and attacking midfield respectively. Both players were not at their best in the last game but they could do better this time. Fernandes scored from the spot to give Ole's Man United a late consolation goal
Unlike the last match, Mason Greenwood will be involved from the start. Daniel James could not hurt the opposition defence in Greenwood's. He will make way for Mason Greenwood to come back to the starting line-up. Greenwood could add to his goal tally.
Anthony Martial has scored 17 league goals this season. That's not very poor of a young talent. However, there's room for improvement. Westham game is an opportunity for him to score more goals. He will be the target striker for United.
I don't see Manchester United slipping up again. I think they will win this match.
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