Erik ten Hag blasts Man Utd stars for not scoring second objective towards Palace


ERIK TEN HAG blasted his Manchester United aspect for throwing away two factors by failing to discover a killer second objective towards Crystal Palace.

Bruno Fernandes had put the Pink Devils heading in the right direction for 10 wins in a row with a medical end simply earlier than the break.


Erik ten Hag watched two doubtlessly essential factors slip from United’s grasp in south LondonCredit score: Rex

However Michael Olise’s marvel free-kick within the 91st minute noticed the victory slip via their grasp – leaving them eight factors off league-leaders Arsenal having performed a recreation extra.

And to make issues worse, Casemiro’s yellow card for a rash problem on Wilfried Zaha means the Brazilian midfielder is suspended for Sunday’s titanic journey to the Emirates.

Ten Hag grumbled: “We dropped two factors. Whenever you’re profitable with two minutes to go…

“We have now to speculate extra to get that second objective after which not be in that state of affairs {that a} fortunate second prices you two factors.

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“We had been 1-0 up. Within the second half we had loads of house to kill them and go for the second. I by no means noticed we actually went for the second objective.

“It’s difficult to say (why). I have to criticise my team. Go for the second.”

United had been denied a penalty when sub Scott McTominay was felled by Chris Richards, however Ten Hag refused to criticise referee Robert Jones or VAR who didn’t give it.

Casemiro will now have to take a seat out what may very well be the sport of the season this weekend.


However Ten Hag pointed to September’s 3-1 win over the Gunners at Previous Trafford – Arsenal’s solely league defeat of the season – which was achieved with out the Brazilian.

Ten Hag added: “He is a very vital participant for us and a motive we’re on this place. However final time we beat Arsenal with out Casemiro. We have to do it once more.”

Palace might have gained it on the dying when Wilfried Zaha raced via however he was denied by a shocking last-ditch sort out by previous team-mate Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

Zaha mentioned: “It had to be him! As I ran through, I had a little look back and I saw it was Aaron and I knew. He is the only player who can do those scoop tackles from behind.”

Patrick Vieira added: “If it was a unique participant (than Wan-Bissaka) he wouldn’t catch him.

“That was a tough game against a good side. We needed luck to stay in the game, but we provoked that luck.”

On Olise’s magical second, the Palace boss added: “It was a unbelievable free-kick. You guys can speak concerning the free-kick and I’ll take a look at the opposite aspect.

“He’s enhancing his tactical recreation out of possession. It’s one thing that’s actually vital for me.”

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Fernandes was left annoyed however urged United to maneuver on immediately with Arsenal of their sights.

The Portuguese mentioned: “We’re really disappointed with the result but the next one is close. We have to prepare for the game. Not too much time to recover.”

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