Manchester United's Aaron Wan-Bissaka (left) and West Ham United's Sebastien Haller battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Old Trafford, Manchester. Photo: Clive Brunskill
Manchester United's Aaron Wan-Bissaka (left) and West Ham United's Sebastien Haller battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Old Trafford, Manchester. Photo: Clive Brunskill

United held by West Ham to set up tense finale with Leicester

By Reuters Time of article published Jul 22, 2020

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MANCHESTER - Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw at home to West Ham United on Wednesday, leaving them needing at least a draw from their final match of the Premier League season at Leicester City to guarantee a Champions League spot.

The Hammers took the lead on the stroke of half-time through a Michail Antonio penalty before a fine Mason Greenwood strike in the 51st minute brought Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side level.

The point was enough to secure top-flight survival for West Ham who moved up to 15th place on 38 points -- four points above 18th-placed Watford.

Manchester United's Brandon Williams (left) and West Ham United's Declan Rice battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Old Trafford, Manchester.

United are in third place on 63 points, Chelsea are fourth, also on 63 points ahead of their game at champions Liverpool later on Wednesday.

Leicester are fifth on 62 points.

Reuters

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