Ten Hag singles out two Man Utd players after 2-0 win over Sheriff
After their 2-0 victory over Sheriff in the Europa League group stage on Thursday, Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag praised two players in particular.
Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo scored goals for the Red Devils, who won their first match of the competition.
Ten Hag has hailed the leadership of defender Raphael Varane and Sancho’s threat in attack.
“The reason we have another clean sheet is that we were good in possession but also because we defended really well." With Raphael Varane in there as the leader, he puts everyone in the right position, and he fits together really well with Lisandro Martinez. The two full-backs also did their jobs really well.
I’m really pleased with Sancho. Another goal, and he has already scored many goals in the pre-season. Now this is his third goal of the season. But he was also involved in Bruno Fernandes’ goal at Southampton.
“He’s doing well, but I think there is much more room for improvement for him because he has so many skills to bring to the pitch. So when he has more belief, I think he can be more productive, "Ten Hag said.
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