David De Gea was the hero of the afternoon saving Mark Noble’s last minute penalty as Manchester United secured a scrappy 2-1 win at West Ham in the English Premier League.
DE GEA SAVES THE PENALTY TO WIN IT FOR UNITED. pic.twitter.com/HTPmhqaARF
— NBC Sports Soccer (@NBCSportsSoccer) September 19, 2021
Cristiano Ronaldo had levelled for the visitors in the first half following Said Benrahma’s deflected opener and super-sub Jesse Lingard stunning late minute strike looked like all Manchester United needed to pick all the three points in London.
⚽️ Jesse Lingard has scored in successive PL apps for Man Utd for the 1st time since Dec 2018 (Mourinho's last game, Solskjaer's 1st) – he did score in 5 in a row for West Ham last season pic.twitter.com/yAOtuDFxys
— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) September 19, 2021
Luke Shaw’s last minute handball in the area however called De Gea into action, the Spaniard rising to the occasion to deny noble who had converted ten successive penalties as the Red Devils celebrated the win after the final whistle.
— David de Gea (@D_DeGea) September 19, 2021
89’ Lingard puts Man Utd 2-1 up against former team
93’ West Ham awarded penalty after VAR check
93’ Mark Noble comes off bench to take it
95’ De Gea saves the penalty
THE PREMIER LEAGUE 🤯 pic.twitter.com/QaG2xgXvYL
— Goal (@goal) September 19, 2021
Collated EPL Sunday results
West Ham United 1-2 Manchester United
Brighton 2-1 Leicester City
Tottenham 0-3 Chelsea