Former Carabao Cup holders Manchester United are out of the tournament. They are defeated by the inform New Castle United. The Reds are already going through a bad phase in the Premier league as well as champions league. Moreover, this exit has raised concerns over Ten Hag and his future at the club. Seeing Manchester United knocked out at this stage is going to hurt their fans a lot. Especially when they are recovering from a 3-0 loss to Man City at their home itself. Moreover, this Carabao Cup exit has happened at the same place where they were thrashed by City. Yes it’s Old Trafford!
The home team went down in the 29th minute when Miguel Almiron opened the scoring for the guests. They couldn’t recover since that goal. Manager Erik Ten Hag has taken the responsibility for the loss. He accepts that the performance was not up to the mark.
New castle have just given additional resources to Man United fans to be concerned about. The Reds have lost their second consecutive 3-0 loss at home. We don’t know how they are going to get over it. But the manager needs to do something about it.
“We can turn this around.” : The manager is optimistic even after seeing Manchester United knocked out infront of home fans.
As per eurosport, the manager spoke to the media after the match and is still optimistic about the team.
” it is not a good performance. It’s below our standards. I take responsibility for it. But we have quality players. They are capable of turning the game around at any moment. We are now going to focus on our next match against Fullham.” – Ten Hag said.
The Manager believes that first the team needs to play the game irrespective of the result. This helps the players to gain confidence. That will, in return, deliver results for them.
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