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Manchester City vs Manchester United: United boss Erik Ten Hag reflects on Manchester Derby upset

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Manchester City vs Manchester United: MCI 6-3 MUN: The 6-3 thrashing suffered by Manchester United at the hands of their derby rivals…

Manchester City vs Manchester United: MCI 6-3 MUN: The 6-3 thrashing suffered by Manchester United at the hands of their derby rivals Manchester City on Sunday was attributed by coach Erik ten Hag to his side’s lack of belief. Follow Manchester City vs Manchester United LIVE updates on Insidesport.IN

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Manchester City vs Manchester United: United boss Erik Ten Hag reflects on Manchester Derby upset – Check out

Manchester City vs Manchester United: United boss Erik Ten Hag reflects on Manchester Derby upset – Check out

Manchester City vs Manchester United: United boss Erik Ten Hag reflects on Manchester Derby upset – Check out

“We lacked faith from the start,” said Ten Hag. “In the last five games we had a strong belief, today it was the other way around.”

United had won four league games in a row going into Sunday’s derby at the Etihad Stadium, including triumphs against Arsenal and Liverpool. Erling Haaland and Phil Foden both scored three goals but City won easily despite the margin of victory not exactly reflecting the distance between the two former rivals.

“We lacked faith from the start,”said Ten Hag. “In the last five games we had a strong belief, today it was the other way around.”

“We don’t defend the front foot and we let them play. In possession we weren’t brave enough, made mistakes and bad decisions – then you get hammered. There are never excuses in top football, you have to bring results, but that’s normal in our process , that we get setbacks. We just have to learn from it.” he added.

Manchester City vs Manchester United: United boss Erik Ten Hag reflects on Manchester Derby upset – Check out

Ten Hag also explained why big-money signing Casemiro was once again passed over for a starting position and why Anthony Martial, a substitute, rather than Cristiano Ronaldo, was the player he turned to in the second half to try and get United back in the fight. game.

“I didn’t want to sign him (Ronaldo) out of respect for his great career,” Ten Hag added. “Anthony Martial needed the minutes and he scored two goals.”

Manchester City vs Manchester United: United boss Erik Ten Hag reflects on Manchester Derby upset - Check out
Manchester City vs Manchester United: United boss Erik Ten Hag reflects on Manchester Derby upset – Check out

“When we bought him (Casemiro), we started to win. It’s about the team, and the team did really well. Scott McTominay has performed well but I’m sure Casemiro will be important for us in the long term and find himself in the team in the short term. It comes naturally.” he concluded.

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