Manchester United have the chance to leapfrog West Ham United to the sixth place in the Premier League table as the two sides clash at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Manchester United (also known as Man United, Man Utd, Manchester United FC or Manchester Utd) and West Ham United (commonly referred to as West Ham, West Ham Utd or WHU) meet again a month after the Premier League match which West Ham United won 2-0. Manchester United are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against Wolves and Newport extending their unbeaten streak to 4 matches, however, one part of Manchester United has trailed behind in terms of reliability—defence: they have been conceding goals for 5 consecutive home matches now.
West Ham United are going into the fixture after playing 2 draws in a row against Bournemouth and Sheffield United. They have been conceding goals for 4 consecutive matches now which puts additional psychological pressure on the team.
Manchester United are on a winning streak – they have won Wolves and Newport in their previous 2 matches while West Ham United are on a drawing streak – they have played a draw with Bournemouth and Sheffield United in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Manchester United have won 9 of their last 20 matches, losing 8 and drawing 3, while West Ham United have won 10 of their last 20 matches, losing 5 and drawing 5.
Manchester United have won 4 times (3-4 against Wolves on 2nd of February, 2-4 against Newport on 29th of January, 0-2 against Wigan on 9th of January and 3-2 against Aston Villa on 27th of December), lost once (2-1 against Nottingham Forest on 31st of December) and drew once (2-2 against Tottenham Hotspur on 15th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.
West Ham United have won once (0-2 against Arsenal on 29th of December), lost once (1-0 against Bristol City on 17th of January) and drew 4 times (1-1 against Bournemouth on 2nd of February, 2-2 against Sheffield United on 21st of January, 1-1 against Bristol City on 7th of January and 0-0 against Brighton on 3rd of January) in their most recent 6 matches.
Manchester United and West Ham United have met 6 times since September 2021. Manchester United have won 3 times while West Ham United have also won 3 times. The most recent match between them took place on December 23, 2023 at the Premier League of England where West Ham United won 2-0. Manchester United have scored 5 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total and West Ham United have also scored 5.