Manchester United continued their fine recent run of form with their sixth consecutive victory in the Premier League yesterday, overcoming struggling West Ham United 2-0 in a controversial clash at the London Stadium.
United kept the pace with the remainder of the top-six, putting the pressure upon Arsenal ahead of their clash with Bournemouth tomorrow evening, whilst West Ham sit 13th having lost half of their 20 games so far this term.
The match was certainly not without incident and there was plenty of talking points after the match, with many frustrations vented on social media. Here, we’re working our way through five things we learned.
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Mike Dean needs to be dropped
Just 15 minutes into the match Mike Dean, a referee many aren’t too fond of, killed the game with a controversial straight red card- handing Sofiane Feghouli his marching orders for a 50/50 challenge and leaving the Hammers with a mountain to climb.
As the referee with the most red cards and penalties awarded this season, it’s clear that Dean likes to be centre of attention and that simply can’t do. The FA need to take action, although unfortunately they’re likely to turn a blind eye.