Erik ten Hag interview: Manchester United highlights importances of pressing in win over Crystal Palace – Man United News And Transfer News

Manchester United breezed to a 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace of their third pre-season match.

Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho have been all on the scoresheet, and the formidable trio appears to be like extra promising each sport.

In his post-match interview, supervisor Erik ten Hag gave his ideas relating to right now’s match.

“I believe it’s pre-season. We’re proud of the advance we see however there’s additionally plenty of work to do. We scored some fantastic objectives, that’s additionally true.”

“We press. We press all day – if we are able to, we do it excessive up the pitch.”

“If we are able to’t, we’ve got to do it in a decrease block. We’ve to press, however we additionally should do it collectively, as a crew.”

He was requested what United might enhance going ahead, to which he replied:

“The timing of once you begin the press. I nonetheless see switches which we are able to’t afford. We are able to put together a greater press.”

“On the ball we play properly, however once we’re two or three nil up, the assumption is growing, then on the ball, we are able to delay and postpone and combat opponents, so they arrive out and velocity up.”

“They (Man Utd forwards) do plenty of work, plenty of working — they put plenty of vitality in defence and so they get rewarded by scoring objectives as a result of we’re successful balls excessive up the pitch. No opponent likes to be pressed on the defending line.”

United will probably be hoping to take their spectacular pre-season kind into the opening sport of the season towards Brighton.

Up subsequent, the Crimson Devils face Aston Villa on the Optus Stadium in Perth.