Former defender Gary Neville said that Man Utd was beaten and bullied by Brentford in the 0-4 defeat in the second round of the English Premier League.
“If someone said that Brentford would score against Man Utd from the set-piece, I would agree. Erik ten Hag chose a squad with a small body, then expected them to overwhelm Brentford.”
Man Utd criticized for his “small” appearance
Man Utd must adapt to the physical battle in the Premier League. But in this match, it’s as if we are watching a 9-year-old boy’s team (Man Utd) play against a professional team (Brentford),” former defender Gary Neville criticized Man Utd after the defeat. -4 of the old club against Brentford in the second round of the English Premier League.
After a 1-2 loss to Brighton & Hove Albion, coach Erik ten Hag brought Cristiano Ronaldo back to the starting XI. With a series of great players like CR7, Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes, and Christian Eriksen United is expected to beat Brentford to get the first 3 points in the 2022/2023 Premier League.
However, the “Red Devils” were completely overwhelmed by the opponent in all aspects. Brentford scored four goals from seven shots in the first half to snuff out United’s hopes of a point. Even when meeting weak teams last season, Brentford never led the opponent to 4-0 after the first half of the match.
“I thought Man Utd would play well, but in the end, they were tortured, bullied, and ‘twisted’ in unbelievable ways for the first hour. Under the last three managers, United players. shows they don’t run enough. They have completely lost their confidence. Man United needs help, the performance of the players has dropped to an even lower level than before. This team is very, very good. lousy,” Neville added.
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United continued the series of consecutive defeats, the fans turned their backs
According to the former Valencia coach, United is going through a nightmare. In less than 9 days, the “Red Devils” will continue to compete with Liverpool in the 3rd round of the Premier League. At the moment, United is at the bottom of the table and has not seen a glimmer of hope for a revival.
“Erik ten Hag will have to wait for the last days before the next game starts. I don’t see any optimism, in the context of United going through such a nightmare,” Neville said pessimistically in an interview. pellets.
Former Man Utd goalkeeper Tim Howard likened the old team to a “circus”, with constant failures lasting from last season to this season, despite the “Red Devils” spending hundreds of millions of pounds to recruit rookies and recruits. pay players.
“I feel sorry for Man Utd fans. Fans want to go to the stadium to watch their team play, but that team is now like a circus. Too many mistakes have been made and now it is getting better. highlighted by losses to Brighton and Brentford.
why Man Utd constantly “loses matches”
In recent matches, United’s opponents have all played better thanks to a more stable squad organization. They move, operate the impressive play, and are managed at the club level more effectively.
United had no alignment, no understanding, and no style of play, while coach Erik ten Hag just sat there and didn’t do anything, from adjusting, putting Varane on the field of three central defenders, Or at least express displeasure with what’s going on,” Howard added.
The wrong choice of tactics and personnel of the head coach is part of the reason why the team cannot fully develop its inherent capabilities.
Coach Erik ten Hag became the first Man Utd strategist in the Premier League era to lose both of the first two rounds. The defeat to Brentford in the match on the night of August 13 pushed the “Red Devils” to the bottom of the table.
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