Eric ten Hag insists Man United is not in ‘any crisis’ despite a humiliating loss to Brighton 

United manager diffuses the situation as he praises Hojlund's performance and confirms things are under control at the club.


Eric ten Hag insists Man United is not in ‘any crisis’ despite a humiliating loss to Brighton 

Erik Ten Hag(via sporting news)

Manchester United recently suffered a horrific defeat to Brighton and Hove Albion at home. Despite their disappointing start to the season, manager Erik Ten Hag has maintained that the club is not ‘in any crisis.’ From pundits to fans giving him their constant time, some have also questioned if he should be under more pressure.

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He further expressed his discontentment with his team’s shambolic performance. He later emphasized that the players needed to develop more character and unity. Ten Hag acknowledged that the club is in the right direction, and this might only be a rough patch. He gave further confidence to the supporters that there was room for improvement and the players showing their quality in challenging moments like the young Hannibal Mejbri.

Ten Hag highlighted that Manchester United needed more synergy in their challenging times. He suggested that the squad should play well and effectively create more chances. In the current scenario of their shocking start to the season, he remains confident that they can turn things around and perform better.

The club has recently been making headlines for all the wrong reasons, with Jadon Sancho being banished to Antony under police investigation. They sit 13th at the table, far from their once godly standards. As Manchester City returned from a 1-0 scoreline to win the game 3-1, it further raised questions about whether United is the club that now needs to learn from the other end of Manchester.

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“Never felt more like singing the Blues, City win, United Loose,” Manchester City fans sing chants as they remain undefeated in the league

Manchester City recently engulfed a thrilling victory in their visit to the London Stadium. West Ham, despite creating fewer chances, looked like a force in the attack as they converted a sublime ball created by Soufal by the heads of James Ward-Prowese. However, to David Moyes’ horror, City returned with an equalizer just as the second half began, with Jeremy Doku’s first goal. Pep Guardiola also returned to the sidelines after missing two games due to scheduled back surgery.

Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola (Source: Sky Sports)

It was, however, through Julian Alvares’ second assist of the game in a scooping pass to Bernardo Silva, which gave them the advantage. Erling Haaland was having a game to forget before Silva passed him the ball on the last line of defense to register a shot past Areola finally. He missed over three big chances which might have been due to a lack of momentum following the international break.

Jeremy Doku’s stunning rise to the occasion caused fans to argue if he had been the ideal Mahrez replacement with his pace. Some fans were heard chanting, “Never felt, more like singing the Blues, City win, United Loose.” as they went back home to a perfect Saturday. While still the only undefeated team in the league so far, City have already sailed onto a successful start to a season, just after a treble, making their legacy even stronger.

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