Erik Ten Hag lashes out at Man Utd players after Liverpool humiliation

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Manchester United’s 7-0 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield left manager Erik ten Hag furious with his team’s lack of professionalism and unity.

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Despite trailing by only one goal at halftime, United conceded twice in the opening minutes of the second half, allowing Liverpool to take control of the game. The home side then added four more goals, leaving United with their worst defeat in the Premier League era.

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Ten Hag, who had previously taken disciplinary action after United’s 4-0 loss at Brentford in August, said that a similar punishment was unlikely this time because the team had played well in the first half.

“The result is quite obvious,” Ten Hag said. “It’s unprofessional. But I think it’s a huge difference. In Brentford, we were 4-0 down at halftime, we started the game very bad. Today, first half, I think we were the better team.”

However, the second half was a different story, as United conceded three goals in quick succession due to poor decision-making and a lack of defensive organization. Ten Hag criticized his players for not sticking together and failing to track back, calling their performance “really bad and poor.”

When asked if the players had tried to explain their poor performance, Ten Hag replied: “No, I didn’t give them the chance until now.”The defeat leaves United 14 points behind Manchester City and with their title hopes all but dashed. It also highlights the need for improvements in the team’s defense and overall team cohesion.

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By Gabbie Odonkor Chief Executive Officer
Gabriel Djabatey Odonkor , known professionally as Gabbie Odonkor, is a Ghanaian Sports blogger, freelance journalist, and reporter. He founded, a sports website and blog that primarily publishes news about sports.
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