The Solskjaer team did not pass the draw against West Ham, but it will be enough to score a point on Sunday against Leicester to secure their place in the next Champions League.
In the absence of a day to close the Premier League, Manchester United It was one step away from meeting the goal that was set before the return of football after the pandemic. It is that, with the 1-1 draw against West ham This Wednesday, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team finished third in the table and will be enough to draw against Leicester next Sunday to get your ticket to the next Champions League.
After the blow suffered last Sunday with the elimination in the FA Cup in the hands of Chelsea, Solskjaer returned to resort to his usual eleven that had had great results in recent weeks.
However, the one who managed to get ahead on the scoreboard was West Ham, who took advantage of a children’s penalty kick for a hand inside Paul Pogba’s area to make it 1-0 after the shot by Michail Antonio.
United understood the importance of the match – played at Old Trafford – in the complement, and took the field with other energies. Thus, he quickly found the tying goal behind a beautiful wall between Martial and Greenwood that was capped by the stupendous left-handed definition of the Red Devils 18-year-old gem.
The homeowner went on the attack in the last minutes to get the winning goal, but could not break the rival defense. Equally, the point is positive for United: now it will reach him with another draw in the game against Leicester to fulfill his goal of Champions.
It should be noted that the Red Devils will reach the last day of the Premier League with 63 units, one more than the Foxes. Sunday’s game, however, will be played at King Power Stadium.
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