Stayed strong to deny Welbeck in the first-half but could do nothing about either of United's goals.
Solid enough in defence but fell asleep on occasions and looked very uncertain when in possession.
An unlikely hero as he rose high to score twice for West Ham with two almost identical goals that were brilliantly headed into the far corner.
Couldn't always cope with United's attacking movement but showed good awareness and anticipation to snuff out attacks and recover from mistakes.
Thrown straight into the side after being recalled from a loan spell at MK Dons - and the youngster produced a solid performance at left-back against the Premier League leaders.
A huge physical presence but awkward on the ball and didn't get close enough to the United midfielders.
Given a hero's welcome on his return to his boyhood club and made a telling contribution with two fantastic crosses from the left for Collins' goals.
Worked hard in central midfield as he tried to deny United's midfielders space and joined attacks when possible.
Always a nuisance and looking to get in dangerous positions, without the ball ever falling his way. Worked hard but could have got closer to Scholes at times.
A quiet game for the striker as he failed to escape the attentions of the United defenders but offered a decent outlet for the hosts.
Looked bright and willing but the Portuguese winger's end product was completely missing.
Lively on the counter-attack after replacing Vaz Te in the 61st minute.
Replaced Diarra in the 73rd minute to add another body in midfield.
Replaced Joe Cole 12 minutes from time.
The Spaniard had little to do and was helpless to stop either of Collins' goals.
A comfortable game for the young Dutch left-back. Untroubled defensively and some good deliveries from wide areas.
Failed to put enough pressure on Joe Cole as the returning West Ham man swung in excellent crosses for Collins' goals.
Good distribution and took up decent positions.
Strong enough performance from the United captain but may feel he could have done more to challenge Collins for at least one of the Welshman's goal.
A bright display in a fairly unfamiliar role but didn't put any pressure on Joe Cole for either of Collins' goals. Linked up nicely with his team-mates and played a role in Cleverley's opener.
The 38-year-old magician was showed his class as he dictated the tempo of the game in the first-half, but faded as the game went on before being replaced by Valencia in the 68th minute.
Impressive passing and movement on top of a well-taken goal in the 23rd minute, sweeping past Jaaskelainen from 10 yards after a good run.
Lively in the final third with his movement and link-up play - but needed to be more decisive in the West Ham penalty area.
Great run and cross for Cleverley's goal and always played on the shoulder of the last man - but drifted out of the game before being replaced by Van Persie in the 68th minute.
A virtually anonymous performance from the midfielder as he appeared to lack confidence to turn on the ball and run at the Hammers defence.
Came on for Scholes in the 68th minute but made little impact.
Replaced Smalling 12 minutes from time and produced sublime pass for Van Persie's goal.
Replaced Chicharito in the 68th minute and rescued the visitors with wonderfully taken goal in the dying stages.
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