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Manchester United vs West Ham United Tips - Over 2.5 goals expected
- EFL Cup Round 3 fixture will take place at Old Trafford on Wednesday (19:45 BST)
- Man U won at West Ham 2-1 in the Premier League last Sunday
- Man U have won 3 of their last 4 matches in all competitions
Jesse Lingard (JOSEP LAGO/AFP via Getty Images)
Manchester United face West Ham in Round 3 of the the English Football League Cup on Wednesday night.
The Red Devils have won their last four over the Hammers, so I am backing them to win and see over 2.5 goals. Man U snuck past Wolverhampton in a 1-0 win away from home, before trouncing Newcastle 4-1 at home in Cristiano Ronaldo’s return.
This form was short-lived as they suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to Young Boys in the Champions League. Though, they quickly returned to the winners list with a 2-1 win away to West Ham in the league on Sunday. Ronaldo scored his fourth goal since returning to Man U while Jesse Lingard nailed the game winner a minute from the final whistle.
Striker Marcus Rashford will miss the match with a shoulder injury, while fellow forward Edison Cavani will also be sidelined due to injury.
West Ham have enjoyed a bright start to the season. The Hammers were held a scoreless draw against Southampton, before recording a historic 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb in the Europa League. A narrow 2-1 loss to Manchester United followed, with midfielder Mark Noble missing a late penalty. Said Benrahma gave West Ham the lead in the 30th minute.
West Ham boss David Moyes is expected to make several changes and rest players after a congested opening few weeks.
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