Mark Noble: West Ham captain says he could not say no to penalty simply call mainly because it would’ve ‘haunted me for life’

The West Ham captain was despatched on by his manager in the 93rd minute tasked with rescuing a level from the penalty location with his initial touch after Jesse Lingard had set the guests ahead with his late strike.

Noble had not missed a place-kick for five decades but his delicate effort was at the perfect height for David De Gea, who saved his to start with penalty given that April 2016  acquiring conceded the final 40 confronted.

Moyes had requested Noble no matter whether he was joyful to go on and consider the penalty forward of Declan Rice, with the captain stepping up to the task.

“It would have been attractive in my past time to have scored so, of course, missing damage,” said Noble, who will retire as a West Ham player at the finish of the period.

“The point I just take out of it was that if the supervisor had requested me and I’d had mentioned ‘No’, that I did not want to get it… I can reside with lacking, that’s not a challenge with me, but would I have been ready to reside with saying no and sitting there and watching someone else acquire it, not understanding ‘What if’?

“That would have haunted me for the rest of my everyday living, so I choose a bit of strength out of that.”

The Hammers will get a shot at redemption when they face United at Previous Trafford in the third round of the Carabao Cup tonight.

They built the exact same vacation in the FA Cup quarter-ultimate previous season but were knocked out just after further-time. This time all-around, nevertheless, Moyes has far additional depth to contact on as he seems for a to start with acquire about his previous businesses due to the fact leaving Previous Trafford in 2014.

New signing Kurt Zouma has designed a massive effect in his to start with two West Ham appearances and it is a indicator of the depth on supply to Moyes that the Frenchman is expected to be rested this night.