´This group has character´ – Ten Hag hails Man Utd response towards Actual Betis
Erik ten Hag hailed Manchester United’s character after a 4-1 victory over Actual Betis bought his aspect again on observe.
Not hindered by the humiliating consequence towards Liverpool on Sunday, United bounced again at Previous Trafford to take command of their Europa League spherical of 16 tie.
Marcus Rashford, Antony, Bruno Fernandes and Wout Weghorst had been on course in a dominant win that put one foot within the quarter-finals and lifted the membership’s spirits.
Given the stress heading into the sport, Ten Hag felt the efficiency confirmed as soon as once more the group can reply to setbacks.
“I believe we performed an excellent sport. At half time, we should always have been up 3-0, however it was 1-1, we made one mistake and had been punished for it, however I believe we performed properly,” he instructed BT Sport.
“We scored good objectives, it was efficiency, it gave one thing to the followers, they usually gave us one thing again as properly, they had been behind us and we’re very grateful after Sunday.
“There was angle from the beginning, we had been on the entrance foot and we had been good on the ball, discovering the spare man in midfield and making good switches, making good runs behind and creating loads of possibilities, so we’re completely happy in the present day.
“You all the time should see how a group reacts after a setback and this isn’t the primary time this season, I believe it’s 5 or 6 occasions, we are able to reset, we are able to bounce again, this group has character.”
31 – Most wins in all competitions this season amongst groups in Europe’s massive 5 leagues:
31 – Manchester United
30 – No group
29 – No group
28 – No group
27 – Barcelona, Napoli, Actual Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester Metropolis
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