Ten Hag says Man United must ‘change mentality’ after Arsenal defeat

Manchester United supervisor Erik ten Hag mentioned his crew should change their mentality in the event that they wish to turn into a trophy-winning crew, bemoaning defensive errors in his facet’s 3-2 defeat towards Arsenal on Sunday.ALSO READ: Arsenal beat Man Utd to make title assertion

Eddie Nketiah struck within the closing minutes on the Emirates to say a dramatic victory for the Premier League leaders, who restored their five-point benefit over Manchester Metropolis.

Marcus Rashford gave the guests a first-half lead in London however Nketiah equalised shortly afterwards.

England ahead Bukayo Saka put the hosts forward within the second half, earlier than Argentina defender Lisandro Martinez opened his United account with a looping header.

However United had been unable to carry out towards relentless Arsenal stress and misplaced for the primary time in any competitors since early November.

A disillusioned Ten Hag, who was with out influential midfielder Casemiro via suspension, mentioned there have been too many errors to speak about.

“It was like a pack of playing cards with the objectives we conceded,” mentioned the Dutchman, mentioning that the primary two began with corners.

The Purple Devils additionally conceded late in a 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace on Wednesday and Ten Hag was annoyed by his facet’s incapacity to carry out within the closing levels as soon as extra.

With the clock working down, Nketiah was left unmarked to flick house Martin Odegaard’s shot on the again submit.

“At this second I’m aggravated and I additionally informed the gamers ‘if you wish to win trophies, titles, we’ve got to vary our mentality’ as a result of it’s not potential that you’re in a high recreation and also you’re making three such large errors the place you concede objectives, particularly the final aim.

“You must really feel the sport on that time. Some extent was the utmost and it’s a must to take the purpose and you’ll’t give such a aim away like we did on the high degree.”

United stay fourth within the desk, now 11 factors adrift of Arsenal having additionally performed one recreation extra.