Manchester United will be kicking off their campaign in this season’s UEFA Champions League on Wednesday when they battle one of Europe’s elite teams in Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena.
Based on current form, the Bavarians are clearly the favourites to win this encounter as they have top-quality players at their disposal to get the job done against Manchester United.
Although Manchester United have heavily declined in form this season, the Red Devils are definitely no pushovers as they are well-stacked with top-class ballers capable of giving Bayern Munich a good run for their money in the encounter.
Well, in this article, I will be sharing some mistakes Erik Ten Hag made in his last match for Manchester United which he should avoid repeating against Bayern Munich. Let’s take a look. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
1, Starting Christian Eriksen In The Midfield For Man United.
Christian Eriksen is undoubtedly a top-quality midfielder but there are some matches he shouldn’t be starting for Manchester United this season. The Danish International barely helps Manchester United defensively against fierce attacking-minded teams.
The 31-year-old is a bit fragile and might not be able to handle the intense football Bayern Munich might bring in the encounter. Erik Ten Hag considered using two defensive-minded midfielders in Carlos Casemiro and Scott McTominay to help in handling the pressure from Bayern Munich’s attacking play.
2, Playing Without Wingers.
Against Brighton & Hove Albion, Erik Ten Hag decided to use a 4-3-1-2 formation with two strikers in Marcus Rashford and Rasmus Højlund.
This formation didn’t really bring out the best in Manchester United’s attack as they couldn’t play their usual counter-attacking football with wingers. The Dutch Manager will have to return to playing wingers in his formation for Manchester United to increase the team’s attacking threat against Bayern Munich…READFULL