Manchester United Suffer Defeat to Newcastle: Luke Shaw and Erik Ten Hag Give Honest Reviews
Manchester United suffered a 2-0 defeat to Newcastle, with Luke Shaw and Erik Ten Hag giving honest reviews of the team’s shortcomings. The loss saw United drop below Newcastle into fourth place.
Shaw pointed to a lack of passion and hunger as the reasons for United’s defeat. He said that Newcastle won the game on passion, hunger, desire, attitude, and motivation, which cannot be acceptable for a team like Manchester United. Shaw added that he feels like he says the same things every time they lose, and it’s not acceptable.
Ten Hag also gave a scathing review of his team’s performance, saying that Newcastle was better in terms of determination, passion, and desire. He added that United had their opportunities but didn’t go for goal with the same determination as Newcastle. Ten Hag emphasized that their attacking game wasn’t good enough, and it was a team performance.
The match was marred by high tempers, with players clashing when leaving the pitch. Lisandro Martinez also slapped the bench after being substituted by the manager.
Despite the setback, Ten Hag remains confident that the team can bounce back. He said that they have to learn a lesson from the defeat and deal with the setback. He added that they have come back many times recently, and he believes in the team.
United will have to bounce back quickly as they welcome Brentford to Old Trafford on Wednesday night. The team will need to show more passion, hunger, and desire if they want to get back to winning ways.
In conclusion, Manchester United’s defeat to Newcastle was a wake-up call for the team. Shaw and Ten Hag’s honest reviews highlight the need for more passion, hunger, and desire from the players. The team will need to learn from their mistakes and bounce back quickly if they want to achieve their top-four ambitions.