West Ham United 3 – Manchester United 2 — Great Soccer for West Ham United Fans
Leaving their long time home at beloved Upton Park after 112 years, West Ham United has begun a new chapter in their soccer life – and defeating Manchester United 3-2 highlights how far they have come and how bright the future can be for those who, as West Ham fans say are, forever blowing bubbles. Hammers fans were naturally delighted.
Manchester United’s had a terribly season with a spotlight on their head coach Lous van Gaal who was mocked for wanting to walk out. A win over West Ham yesterday would have made a big difference to the Red Devils and put them into fourth place… but their bad season got worse with a huge EPL embarassment. Clearly not Wayne Roone’s best game
The thrilling victory at Upton Park had fans on their feed as the game – and weas a deserving end to the 2,398th match at the historic soccer ground.
West Ham’s victory means that Arsenal will finish in the top four, qualifying for the Champions League next season and might put an end to Manchester United’s chances of Champions League qualification. The win places West Ham as a possible contender to play in the Europa League.
On a sad note, Man U’s team bus was attacked when arriving at Upton Park by West Ham fans which caused the kick off for the match to be delayed
West Ham’s Match report info:
Winston Reid scored a dramatic late winner to make it a fairytale ending for West Ham in the final ever game at the Boleyn Goal and help them keep alive their European hopes with a stunning 3-2 victory over Manchester United.
Diafra Sakho got the Hammers off to the best possible start with the opening goal after just ten minutes, but United threaten to ruin the celebrations as they raced into a 2-1 lead with two goals from Anthony Martial. Click here for more of their official West Ham recap
What is coming up soon? West Ham United are delighted to announce that the first-team squad will travel to the United States of America for their 2016 summer tour.
- West Ham United will travel to the United States in July 2016
- The Hammers will take on MLS club Seattle Sounders at CenturyLink Field on Tuesday 5 July
- Slaven Bilic’s side will face NASL team Carolina RailHawks on Tuesday 12 July
“West Ham’s global fanbase is expanding further with each passing year,” said Karren Brady, Vice-Chairman. “Through tours like this, we can give our overseas supporters a chance to see their heroes in the flesh, and win over even more new fans for the future.”