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Manchester United v West Ham - As it happened

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Manchester United v West Ham - As it happened

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Manchester United v West Ham - As it happened

I's all over here

Manchester United and Lukaku get off to a dream start. The Belgian striker scored a double, before Martial and Pogba completed a deserved win for the Red Devils. The Hammers were powerless and never looked capable of causing trouble for Mourinho's men.

Chicharito over the bar!

The striker looking for the consolation goal, but his strike is well off target.

3 added minutes

Pogba seals the win!

Pogba scores the fourth. The midfielder's shot from outside the box beats Hart with relative ease.

GOAL!

Man United substitution

Lingard comes on for Mkhitaryan.

That's three for United!

Martial scores the third. United passing the ball patiently until Mkhitaryan find Martial with a through ball. The Frenchman slots the ball calmly past Hart.

GOAL!

West Ham change

Cresswell on for Masuaku. It has not been the defender's day.

Martial on for United

Rashford, who has been lively today, makes way for the Frenchman.

West Ham hold on hope

The Hammers with a decent spell of possession with 15 minutes to go. Arnautovic skies his volley from inside the box.

United sub

Fellaini comes on for Mata.

Another chance United!

Blind's volley bounced onto the roof of the net after Valencia crossed from the right. Very close to putting the game out of reach.

Off the post!

Rashford looks to curl a ball into the bottom far corner, but it bounces off the upright and goes across goal. Very close from the striker.

Lukaku shot blocked!

The striker with the chance to grab a hat-trick. Rashford broke with pace and the ball was worked to Lukaku on the right. The Belgian's right-footed finish was blocked by the defence.

Double change West Ham

Fernandes and Noble make way for Rice and Sakho.

De Gea saves!

Fernandes found Arnautovic inside the box and his header caught De Gea off his line. The ball was creeping under the bar but the Spaniard stretched a hand to tip it over.

Goal disallowed

Mkhitaryan finished off a good move from united with Rashford squaring the ball, but the striker was caught offside.

Lukaku gets a double!

What a start for the Belgian. Mkhitaryan crossed the ball from the left and Lukaku rose to head the ball into the bottom corner.

GOAL!

Chance Rashford!

Pogba releases Rashford with a through ball to run at and the striker gets into the box but his shot whistles over the bar.

West Ham get the ball rolling!

45 minutes to go and Bilic will be hoping for a few changes from his team.

Half time

United lead thanks to a goal from Lukaku in a first half entirely dominated by Mourinho's side.

Chance West Ham!

The Hammers with the chance to level with the last kick of the first half. De Gea punched away Fernandes' powerful shot.

1 minute stoppage time

Yellow card Bailly

The defender gets booked for a high tackle on Hernandez.

West Ham showing signs of improvement

Glimpses of hope for the east Londoners as they edge closer to United's area.

Noble has a go!

First half-chance for West Ham as the captain's volley flies high and wide of De Gea's goal.

United take the lead!

Lukaku gets his first PL goal at Old Trafford. Rashford with a surging run at the defence and he finds Lukaku in the box with a sumptuous through ball. The Belgian smashes a shot in off the post.

GOAL!

30 minutes of United

We reach the half-hour mark of a game which has been dominated by Mourinho's side. The Hammers have managed to cross the halfway line a handful of times. 84 per cent possession for the home side in the last 10 minutes.

Hart palms the ball away

The keeper raced off his line to get a hand on the cross with Lukaku looking to get on the end.

Mata again!

Pogba found Mata behind the defence with a lobbed ball, and the Spaniard attempted to square for Lukaku but the ball was kicked behind for another corner.

Chance Rashford

The youngster twists and turns inside the box and looks for an opening but his shot is deflected for a corner.

What a chance United!

Hart stretched to block Mata's initial shot, but the rebound fell to the Spaniard at the byline. He pulled the ball back and Lukaku failed to get on the end as Masuaku cleared.

Mkhitaryan shot blocked

United getting closer. The Armenian has a go from the edge of the box but it bounces off a defender. West Ham are nowhere to be seen.

West Ham pinned inside their own box

Yet Hart has not been tested. Valencia drilled a low ball across the area, but no United players got on the end of it.

The hosts seeing most of the ball

Mourinho will be happy with the patient build up but will want to see some action. Mkhitaryan gets the first shot on goal as he blazes his effort into the stands.

Lukaku wins a corner

Powerful run down the left from the striker and his cross comes off Reid.

United on the ball early on

The Red Devils trying to push West Ham into their own half.

Man United get us underway!

The hosts with the first possession of the game.

And they're out!

The Premier League returns to Old Trafford. Kick off a few minutes away.

Hernandez returns to Old Trafford

The Mexican shakes hands with former teammates in the tunnel.

Matic and Lukaku start, no Lindelof

Matic and Lukaku are named in the starting XI while Lindelof doesn't even start on the bench. West Ham hand PL debut to new recruits Hart, Zabaleta, Arnautovic and Hernandez.

Live updates of the Premier League clash between Manchester United and West Ham at Old Trafford.

Manchester United: De Gea, Valencia, Jones, Bailly, Blind, Matic, Pogba, Mata, Mkhitaryan, Rashford, Lukaku. 

Subs: Martial, Smalling, Lingard, Romero, Ander Herrera, Fellaini, Darmian.

West Ham: Hart, Zabaleta, Reid, Ogbonna, Masuaku, Noble, Obiang, Fernandes, Ayew, Arnautovic, Hernandez. 

Subs: Cresswell, Fonte, Adrian, Sakho, Collins, Byram, Rice.

Old Trafford welcomes a new season full of hope with new recruits getting their first Premier League start on both sides. Mourinho and Bilic will look to improve on last season, when they finished fifth and 11th, respectively.

 

Patrick Power

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