Manchester United boss David Moyes was delighted with Michael Carrick's performance in their 2-0 win at West Ham United.

West Ham had hoped to expose United's defensive injury troubles, with Michael Carrick pressed into emergency centre-half duty.

Andy Carroll was never able to isolate midfield specialist Carrick though, leaving Moyes pleased with the "tag-team" job from Carrick and Marouane Fellaini.

"Michael Carrick made the centre-half job look very easy today," Moyes said.

"But I thought he and Marouane Fellaini tag-teamed Andy Carroll today and limited him as much as they could.

"Because we had some problems defensively overall it was an excellent performance."

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