The Purple Devils boss saved his beginning XI on the sector for 90 minutes towards the Hammers, with a slim 1-Zero victory secured on dwelling soil

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer recorded a Manchester United first within the Premier League since February 2012 throughout the Purple Devils’ 1-Zero win over West Ham, with no substitutions made throughout 90 minutes.

A slim victory at Previous Trafford was secured by the 11 gamers who began a hard-fought encounter.

Solskjaer had loads of choices at his disposal however, together with his facet edging their strategy to one other clear sheet, noticed no must tinker together with his plans.

What has been stated?

Explaining his resolution to maintain religion with a beginning XI, the United boss instructed the membership’s official web site: “I didn’t really feel the necessity to take them off as a result of I felt each single one did a job defensively.

“We’ve got had 4 clear sheets now within the league, straight up and that’s all the time a basis.

“You must defend effectively to maintain clear sheets within the Premier League. We’ve got additionally scored extra targets this season than final season, so we’re bettering as an attacking workforce as effectively.

“However the angle of everybody doing the work that Kieran [McKenna] and Michael [Carrick] are doing, the work on the coaching floor and within the assembly rooms is totally spot on.

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“The small print the coaches give the gamers, they pay attention, they appear. We need to assault groups and assault them by defending actually excessive, we need to be on the entrance foot defensively.

“It takes numerous vitality to try this however fashionable soccer requires that.”

Who had been the final workforce that United made no modifications towards?

It’s over 9 years for the reason that Purple Devils final went a full 90 minutes within the English prime flight with out making any in-game modifications.

The final time that occurred was in a gathering with Liverpool. That contest additionally came about at Previous Trafford and ended with United taking three factors – with a 2-1 victory loved over their arch-rivals.

Who was on the bench for United towards West Ham?

Solskjaer’s facet discovered the going robust at occasions towards the Hammers, with David Moyes setting his workforce as much as sit deep and frustrate the hosts.

An personal objective from Craig Dawson finally settled the competition, with the West Ham defender placing by his personal internet within the 53rd minute.

United might have freshened issues up from there, particularly as they collected 4 yellow playing cards on the night time, however opted towards taking that method, and that saved 9 gamers caught on the bench, with Amad Diallo nonetheless ready on a Premier League debut.

Shola Shoretire has made his top-flight bow this season, however the 17-year-old was one other who remained unused on Sunday.

The remainder of United’s replacements had been Axel Tuanzebe, Nemanja Matic, Nathan Bishop, Brandon Williams, Eric Bailly, Alex Telles and Lee Grant.

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