Erik ten Hag laments Man Utd’s “unacceptable” loss to Atletico Madrid

Erik ten Hag has insisted it’s “not acceptable” for his Manchester United aspect to waste so many good possibilities however concedes from the few they do give away after their 1-0 pre-season pleasant loss to Atletico Madrid.

The Red Devils struggled in Norway however created a number of good possibilities, though the likes of Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes could not beat Jan Oblak.

Speaking after the match, Ten Hag revealed that he isn’t completely satisfied to have misplaced the sport and was additionally aggravated by Man Utd’s lack of forwards.

“We learned a lot but at the end of the day it’s about a result and the score is not good,” stated the supervisor. “You have to take advantage if you create chances and we created a lot of chances. We needed to score at least one goal and we didn’t.

“Of the few possibilities they created, they scored, so from that perspective I’m not completely satisfied. It’s not acceptable. You must be sharp within the field, at each ends.”

Ten Hag threw on Christian Eriksen as a second-half substitute and the Dane looked at home in Man Utd’s midfield, and the Dutchman is aware of the playmaker’s qualities.

“We know what [Eriksen] can do. With our front men, he can give them the right pass at the right moment,” he added.

“So he’ll create possibilities, then it is time to end.”

Man Utd will return to England to face Rayo Vallecano of their ultimate pleasant of the season on Sunday, with Cristiano Ronaldo in line.

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