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Man Utd had been ‘hammered’ by Crystal Palace


Manchester United supervisor Erik ten Hag admitted his facet had been battered in all departments in the course of the 4-0 defeat at Crystal Palace on Monday evening.

The Crimson Devils had been with out a important quantity of first-team stars, together with captain Bruno Fernandes, however coughed up a dreadful efficiency as two objectives from Michael Olise and strikes from Jean-Philippe Mateta and Tyrick Mitchell inflicted a heavy defeat on the guests.

United at the moment are down in eighth with just one win from seven Premier League video games and Ten Hag admitted their newest exhibiting was properly wanting the mark.

He advised Sky Sports activities: “It is clear, it is apparent, that is underperforming. We did not act how we needed to and it isn’t ok. We’re very dissatisfied. 

“Our followers had been behind us and we must always have stored preventing just like the followers did.

“There are at all times causes, everybody sees our backline – now we have enormous issues. On the finish of the day, now we have to cope with it and we must always have accomplished higher.

“It is a purpose that should not occur as a result of we actually give clear directions how we must always defend this. They did not convey it on the pitch. We obtained hammered.

“There was one challenge but in addition on the left facet, there have been two gamers doubling up on one participant. That is very poor defending.” 

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Man Utd shipped 4 objectives on Monday evening / Justin Setterfield/GettyImages

Casemiro had a poor sport as a makeshift centre-back, being caught out of place and dropping possession in harmful areas – as proven when he was harried by Daniel Munoz earlier than Olise cracked in his second – however Ten Hag insisted the defeat wasn’t attributable to one specific participant.

He added: “You possibly can’t put this [down to] one participant. It is a crew efficiency. The throw-in if you concede the primary purpose, that should not occur. 

“That is the crew as a result of we do not observe the foundations, we do not adapt to a barely completely different state of affairs, to organise, to maintain management in that state of affairs. 5 gamers over the ball and so they have a throw-in, it isn’t doable.”