West Ham failed to hold onto the lead and lost to Manchester in the FA Cup

West Ham failed to hold onto the lead and lost to Manchester in the FA Cup

West Ham did not hold the lead and lost the English Cup to Manchester

Home Manchester United footballer Casemiro (right) and West Ham's Tomáš Soucek in the FA Cup round of 16 match on March 1, 2023.

Manchester – West Ham footballers lined up with Czech midfielder Tomáš Souček was eliminated in the round of 16 of the FA Cup after losing 1:3 at Manchester United's stadium. The guests were the first to score, but they conceded three goals in the final quarter of an hour. The new holder of the League Cup thus extended the unbeaten streak to 11 games, during the successful streak coach Erik ten Hag's men were able, among other things, to get past Barcelona in the Europa League playoffs.

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The London team sent Algerian striker Benrahma into the lead at Old Trafford, whose shot from the 54th minute ended up in the top corner of De Gea's goal. Shortly before that, Souček had a chance, but his header was blocked by the home goalkeeper.

Casemir's goal was disallowed due to offside, but United equalized soon after and eventually turned the game around. In the 77th minute, Adžuird headed the ball into his own net, and in the end, 18-year-old Argentinian Garnacho decided the round of 16 duel with a technical shot. In the set-up, Fred added a fuse.

West Ham, which is fighting for survival in the league, was missing the injured defender Vladimír Coufal and the number one goalkeeper Lukasz Fabiaňski. Coufal has an injured heel, the Polish goalkeeper suffered a fractured cheekbone at the weekend.