Ten Hag: I am not satisfied with Manchester United’s loss
Manchester United coach Eric Ten Hag expressed his disappointment with the 2-1 loss he suffered against Brighton in the match that took place between them this evening, Sunday, at Old Trafford, in the first round of the English Premier League. For the current season 2022-2023.
Ten Hag said, “It’s a real disappointment, I knew from the start that it wasn’t going to be easy, we gave up two balls and it wasn’t very well organized, we were better in midfield in the second half with Eriksen and Ronaldo slipping in front, we created chances and Rashford had two good chances. It’s a shame we didn’t score.”
Tin Hag added, “I’m not satisfied at all, we lost, we should have done better.”
When asked about his need for more players, Tin Hag stressed, “We could have done better with the players we had.”
“We made mistakes in possession and organization mistakes in defence, we have to learn from that quickly,” said Ten Hag. “Brighton are a good team, thanks to them, but we shouldn’t give up two goals easily.”
“It is difficult to say that he is injured, we have to wait, we have a week before the next match,” Ten Hag confirmed about Martial’s return.
“It takes time, you can’t force him, he’s back in training for a week, a little more now, he has to catch up and this match will help, he will be better next week,” Tin Hag commented on Ronaldo’s participation.
Eric Ten Hag scored a negative number that has not been achieved since 2014 in the English Premier League during the Brighton match.
According to the Opta global network, which specializes in global football numbers and statistics, Eric ten Hag is the first United coach to lose the inaugural league since Louis van Gaal in 2014 against Swansea City.
Brighton outperformed Manchester United in attack in the first half, and the most dangerous was De Gea’s goal. In the 30th minute, German Pascal Gross scored the first goal for Brighton against Manchester United after a superb pass from his colleague Danny Welbeck.
The match remained an argument between Manchester United and Brighton, until the final whistle with the loss of the Red Devils 1-2, and the loss of the first three points in the English Premier League competition, while the guests won 3 valuable points.