Manchester Utd vs West Ham Prediction & Tips
Manchester United and West Ham United meet at Old Trafford, in a match for this phase of the FA Cup (5th Round). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which registers 3 wins and 3 draws in the last 6 games. However, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 22‑07‑2020, in a Premier League match that ended in a draw (1‑1). The goals of the match were scored by M. Greenwood (51 ‘), for Manchester United, and by M. Antonio (45’), for West Ham United. In this match the home factor may be decisive, as Manchester United present considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
Until reaching this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round), the home team eliminated: Liverpool and Watford. This is a team that curiously tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 10 victories, 3 draws and 2 losses as a visitor, with 31 goals scored and 16 suffered; against 9 victories, 2 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium, with 37 goals scored and 17 suffered. The team comes to this match after a (3‑3) draw at home against Everton. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Manchester United won 6, drew 2 and lost 2. Their attack has scored regularly, scoring goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 4 times, but got the comeback in 2.
Manchester United come to this match after a 3×3 draw at the reception at Everton, thus registering the third consecutive match without losing in the Premier League: the team’s goals were scored by Scott McTominay, Bruno Fernandes and Edinson Cavani. In the last round of the FA Cup, the locals beat Liverpool 3×2. Now, in this home game, coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will have to line up the team in a 4-3-3, with Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Edinson Cavani being the most offensive references of the team. Midfielder Bruno Fernandes is Manchester United’s top scorer with 18 goals. For this game the home coach cannot count on Phil Jones, Eric Bailly and Paul Pogba, all with physical problems.
Until reaching this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round), the visiting team eliminated: Doncaster Rovers and Stockport County. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 25 goals scored and 19 suffered; against 8 victories, 3 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium, with 31 goals scored and 20 suffered. In their last match, for the Premier League, they drew with Fulham away by (0‑0). In their last 10 away games West Ham United has 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. His attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, they conceded the first goal 6 times, but got the comeback in 2.
West Ham United come into this match after a zero-goal draw at Fulham, thus adding the second consecutive official match without a win. It should be noted that the Londoners beat Doncaster 4×0 in the last round of the FA Cup. Now, in this away game, coach David Moyes must play 4-3-3, favoring the defensive tactical organization and the successive quick transitions : Sad Benrahma and Jarrod Bowen are responsible for launching panic on the opponent’s defensive line. Midfielder Tomas Soucek is West Ham United’s top scorer, with eight goals scored, however it is the great absence of the team, due to suspension. In addition to this player, the visiting coach cannot count on Arthur Masuaku, injured, and also Jesse Lingard, a player on loan from Manchester United.
Manchester Utd – West Ham FREE TIPS
Manchester Utd – Win @ 1.65
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90