Manchester United finalized their 2022/2023 season preparations in a 1-1 draw with Spanish opposition Rayo Vallecano at Previous Trafford.
Erik ten Hag’s aspect appeared to bounce again from their 1-0 defeat yesterday by the hands of Atletico Madrid in Oslo by securing a much-needed confidence-boosting win in opposition to Rayo Vallecano as the brand new marketing campaign edges nearer.
Nevertheless, the Crimson Devils have been held to a 1-1 draw, with objectives from Amad Diallo and Los Franjirrojos’ Alvaro Garcia.
Ten Hag’s crew, which consisted of a mix of children and highly-experienced professionals together with disgruntled striker Cristiano Ronaldo and new signings Christian Eriksen and Lisandro Martinez, completed the sport with 56% possession to Vallecano’s 44%.
The Crimson Devils recorded 17 pictures, 3 of which have been on the right track.
The Spanish aspect as compared tried 5 fewer pictures in whole in comparison with the house crew, 4 of which have been on the right track.
United accomplished 493 passes, with a cross accuracy of 86%. Vallecano accomplished 383 passes, with a 79% success price.
United’s kids impressed once more within the crew’s Previous Trafford pre-season outing, however none extra so than Alejandro Garnacho.
The 18-year-old winger was undoubtedly United’s greatest participant, together with his show not solely being applauded by supporters but additionally by the supervisor who gave him a nod of approval when he was substituted.
The younger Argentine tried 11 passes into the ultimate third, 7 of which have been profitable.
Garancho was additionally defensively strong, successful the ball a powerful 7 instances, displaying his all-roundedness. He additionally gained 3/5 of his tackles.
An thrilling prospect and shortly turning into a fan favourite, Garnacho additionally created 2 probabilities and had the same variety of pictures to his title.
Garnacho’s sport by numbers vs. Rayo:
7/11 ultimate third passes accomplished
7 possessions gained
6 touches within the opp. field
3/5 tackles gained
2 probabilities created
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With United extraordinarily gentle up entrance and within the attacking positions, it might be that Ten Hag will discover a outstanding place in his squad for the 18-year-old. If his numbers in opposition to Vallecano are something to go by, he might play a giant half in United’s marketing campaign. He’s actually carving a reputation for himself.