Manchester United v West Ham Pundit Predictions- Can the Hammers do a league double over the Red Devils?

West Ham will be looking to complete a league double over Manchester United when they square off against Ole Gunnar Solskajer’s men at Old Trafford later this evening. United have lost four of their last five under the Norwegian, and come into this fixture on the back of a midweek defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League.

West Ham were well beaten 2-0 by Chelsea last Monday. They had their moments in the game, especially in the second half, but were ultimately no match for the brilliance for Belgian forward Eden Hazard, who scored a brace.

The referee for this game is Graham Scott, under whom United have never lost a game (P3 W3). West Ham’s last game under him was that dreadful 2-0 loss to Cardiff City last month.

What do the pundits think of West Ham’s chances at Old Trafford? Let’s take a look.

Mark Lawrenson: Lawro says that United’s defeat against Barca showed how far off the pace the Red Devils were in Europe, but reckons they will be too strong for the Hammers. Has gone for a 2-0 win to United.

Lawro’s celeb opponent this weekend, golfer Matt Fitzpatrick, has also predicted a 2-0 MUFC win.

Paul Merson
: Merson says West Ham’s season has finished and it’s just a case of “of getting through it”. Reckons this is a “must win” for United and backs them to do the job with a 3-0 victory.

Michael Owen: Owen expects United to bag all three points and maintain their push for a CL spot.

Kevin Kilbane: Kilbane notes West Ham’s recent struggles, especially on the road, and has predicted a Man Utd win to nil here.

Summary of predictions

Mark Lawrenson: Man Utd 2-0 West Ham
CO: Man Utd 2-0 West Ham
Paul Merson: Man Utd 3-0 West Ham
Michael Owen: United to win
Kevin Kilbane: Man Utd to win to nil

Like last week, no one reckons West Ham will get anything out of this game.

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