Solskjaer’s young boys gamble backfires as West Ham trash Red Devils 2-0

Solskjaer's young boys gamble backfires as West Ham trash Red Devils 2-0

West Ham United late finisher earns them 4th place position as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s young boys test backfires.

The Red Devils record their second loss of the season after failing to cough out at least one point from their visit to London Stadium.

With most of the squad main men sidelined on with injuries Ole Solskjaer had gamble on the younger version of his squad.

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Andreas Pereira and Daniel James took both flanks as Solskjaer mapped out his 4-2-3-1 formation while Rashford headed the center forward.

Gunnar seemed confident his two-men defense on the shoulders of Scott McTominay and Nemanja Matic would deliver, but not until the end of the first 45 minutes after late strike from Andriy Yarmolenko placed the Hammers in front.

20 minutes played in the second half and Solskjaer decided to pull Marcus Rashford and install Jesse Lingard with hopes for an equaliser.

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Fred came to help Tominay in the midfield as Matic was ushered out before Juan Mata left the pitch for Angel Gomes.

With all pressures coming from the visitors side but most shot on target with West Ham, Aaron Cresswell sealed Man United’s defeat with a late strike leaving Solskjaer with more works to do.

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