Erik ten Hag responded on Saturday evening to the new blow that Manchester United had to absorb. Crystal Palace was too strong on their own field. According to the troubled manager, a logical consequence of his team's play.
'It's really very simple,' Manchester United's Ten Hag began his analysis at Sky Sports. The fourth loss in seven league games hit the Tukker hard, who searched for his words. 'We conceded three chances throughout the entire match. All three from set-pieces. That's what they scored from. We got ourselves into good positions, but made the wrong decisions.'
Former FC Twente defender Joachim Andersen impressively passed judgment on Manchester United, The Red Devils. To Ten Hag's irritation. 'Of course, this is frustrating. We were often very close ourselves. However, you have to be sharp, clinical. We had no impact. It simply wasn’t good enough. Especially offensively, this was not exactly our best match.'
'It's also about making the right decisions at the right moments,' Manchester United's Ten Hag concluded. While dark clouds are gathering above Old Trafford, following the worst league start in 34 years, he remains stoic. 'We can no longer change this result. You also learn from this and we have to do better on Wednesday. Losing is part of the job.'