Ten Hag says Man United must ‘change mentality’ after Arsenal defeat

Manchester United supervisor Erik ten Hag stated his group should change their mentality in the event that they need to change into a trophy-winning group, bemoaning defensive errors in his facet’s 3-2 defeat towards Arsenal on Sunday.

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Eddie Nketiah struck within the closing minutes on the Emirates to assert a dramatic victory for the Premier League leaders, who restored their five-point benefit over Manchester Metropolis.

Marcus Rashford gave the guests a first-half lead in London however Nketiah equalised shortly afterwards.

England ahead Bukayo Saka put the hosts forward within the second half, earlier than Argentina defender Lisandro Martinez opened his United account with a looping header.

However United had been unable to carry out towards relentless Arsenal strain and misplaced for the primary time in any competitors since early November.

A disenchanted Ten Hag, who was with out influential midfielder Casemiro by suspension, stated there have been too many errors to speak about.

“It was like a pack of playing cards with the targets we conceded,” stated the Dutchman, mentioning that the primary two began with corners.

The Pink Devils additionally conceded late in a 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace on Wednesday and Ten Hag was pissed off by his facet’s incapability to carry out within the closing levels as soon as extra.

With the clock working down, Nketiah was left unmarked to flick dwelling Martin Odegaard’s shot on the again submit.

“At this second I’m aggravated and I additionally informed the gamers ‘if you wish to win trophies, titles, we’ve to vary our mentality’ as a result of it’s not potential that you’re in a high sport and also you’re making three such huge errors the place you concede targets, particularly the final aim.

“It’s a must to really feel the sport on that time. A degree was the utmost and it’s a must to take the purpose and you may’t give such a aim away like we did on the high stage.”

United stay fourth within the desk, now 11 factors adrift of Arsenal having additionally performed one sport extra.