Man Utd XI from last pen De Gea saved and where they are now as 40-goal run ends

David De Gea ended his torrid run of facing 40 penalties without making a save after his heroics against West Ham on Sunday.

The 30-year-old's record came under the spotlight after he failed to stop all eleven of Villarreal's spot-kicks in the Europa League final last season.

And after Luke Shaw was judged to have handled the ball, Mark Noble would have been confident, with his first touch, to slot the ball home.

However, five years after his last penalty stop, De Gea was able to push the ball onto the post.

Daily Star Sport looks at Manchester United's starting side from the last time De Gea denied a player for 12 yards.

De Gea's last penalty save came in 2016, with Louis Van Gaal at the helm, in an FA Cup semi-final clash with Everton.

With the Red Devils a goal to the good, Romelu Lukaku had the chance to fire the Toffee's level from the spot.

However, De Gea was able to deny the Belgian star, but it was his last save until the dying moments of United's clash with the Hammers.

Since then Van Gaal was dismissed, Jose Mourinho came and left, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is almost three years into his tenure.

De Gea's number one spot has fallen under threat too, with some United fans calling for Dean Henderson to be given the nod over the Spaniard.

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United lined up with a backline of Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Chris Smalling, Daly Blind, and Marcus Rojo.

Hopes were high for Fosu-Mensah, but he only managed 16 appearances at Old Trafford before he was shipped out on loan before a permanent move to Bayer Leverkusen.

Smalling left United in 2019, and he has gone to join an elite group of Englishmen to play in the Serie A with Roma.

Blind moved back home after a relatively successful stay in England, and he's a regular in the Ajax backline.

Like Blind, Rojo has also since moved onto his childhood side with Boca Juniors.

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Van Gaal opted for a midfield five, and Michael Carrick was at the base of the squad – he hung up his boots shortly afterwards but remains as part of the staff.

Wayne Rooney, who is now manager at stricken Derby, and Marouane Fellaini, who remains in China with Shandong Taishan started in the middle of the park.

Jesse Lingard, Sunday's match winner, lined up on the right-wing.

While Anthony Martial, who is also still at the Red Devils, operated from the left flanks, and it was Martial's strike in the 93rd minute that sent United through.

That left room for a young Marcus Rashford, with the No.39 on his back, to lead the line by himself.

United's win sent them through to the final, where they had to call upon an extra-time strike from Lingard to claim the FA Cup title.

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