Not ‘Harry Potter’, but ‘Ten Hach’ itself… Winning the first year is not a dream either
Coach Eric Ten Haag is taking one step closer to winning the first season.
Manchester United won 3-1 victory over Reading in the 4th round (round of 32) of the 2022-23 season English FA Cup held at Old Trafford in Manchester, England at 5 am (Korean time) on the 29th. With this, Manchester United advanced to the round of 16 of the FA Cup.
Manchester United took the win thanks to Casemiro’s performance. In the 9th minute of the second half, after receiving an infiltrating pass from Anthony, Casemiro made a neat opening goal with a chip shot, and 4 minutes later, a mid-range shot split the Reading net. In the 21st minute of the second half, Fred scored a key goal and United won 3-0.
Manchester United advanced to the round of 16 of the FA Cup. Manchester City defeated Arsenal in the previous day’s game to advance to the round of 16, while Tottenham Hotspur defeated Preston North End in the previous game and settled in the round of 16, Manchester United, another big six of the English Premier League (EPL), also advanced to the round of 16 entered into
Trophies are not just a dream in Ten Haag’s first season. Coach Ten Hag, who entered Manchester United ahead of this season opening an era of success at Ajax, had many ups and downs in the early days. He felt the limitations of transplanting the strategy of quick transition and pressure he had been pursuing to Manchester United as it was, and suffered humiliation by losing 1-2 and 0-4 in the opening match against Brighton and the second round against Brentford, respectively.안전놀이터
Immediately coach Ten Hagh awakened. He began to find the best compromise in his current squad, and began to produce results while playing bold soccer little by little. And in the summer transfer market, he strengthened his core line by acquiring Lisandro Martinez, his former pupil, Christian Eriksen, a playmaker proven in the Premier League, and Casemiro, a defensive midfielder who rose to the ranks of the world class in Real Madrid.
In the league, the standings are now up to 4th. They are also in the round of 16 in the FA Cup. In the league, it is not easy to win in reality because of the gap with the top teams, but in the FA Cup, it shows its potential and winning the trophy in the first season is no longer a dream.
Director Ten Haag does not evaluate himself as ‘Harry Potter’. Marcus Rashford, who has scored 18 goals this season under Ten Hag, is becoming United’s top ace. At a press conference just before Reading that day, manager Ten Haag was asked about how it affected Rashford’s performance, saying, “I’m not Harry Potter. He found confidence on his own, and our coaching staff is the best way to find it. will,” he said.
Director Ten Haag, who did not refer to himself as the wizard Harry Potter, emphasized the coach’s original role for the players. With leadership of professionalism, humility and charisma, manager Ten Haag is slowly recreating Manchester United’s former glory.