Ten Hag’s men bounced back from the 7-0 loss against Liverpool as they thrashed Real Betis in the Europa League
Manchester United responded very well to the humiliation of being defeated by their rivals Liverpool 7-0. Ten Hag’s men managed a thumping 4-1 win over Real Betis at home in the Europa League round of 16. Ten Hag acknowledged and praised his team’s strength of character to bounce back in such a way
Ten Hag hails United’s ‘good attitude’
With the way Man Utd capitulated against Liverpool in the Premier League, there was a lot of pressure on them. However, ten Hag believes his players showed how they can cope with these setbacks.
“I think we played a very good game. At half time, we should have been up 3-0, but it was 1-1. we made one mistake. we were punished for it, but I think we played well,” he told BT Sport.
“We scored good goals, it was a good performance, it gave something to the fans, and they gave us something back as well, they were behind us and we’re very grateful after Sunday.
“There was a good attitude from the start, we were on the front foot and we were good on the ball, finding the spare man in midfield and making good switches, making good runs behind and creating a lot of chances, so we are happy today.
“You always have to see how a team reacts after a setback and this is not the first time this season, I think it’s five or six times, we can reset, we can bounce back, this team has character.”