Manchester United surprised many yesterday including their own fans by defeating Liverpool 2-1 at Old Trafford. The Red Devils were the underdogs against Liverpool once again yesterday, however they showed character as they kick start their season under Erik Ten Hag.

Less tactics more attitude - Manchester United stun Liverpool

Manchester United v Liverpool Match Summary

United have achieved liftoff under Erik ten Hag! The Red Devils have recovered from a woeful performance last week to edge past an out-of-sorts Liverpool. Sancho’s first-half strike gave United confidence before Rashford doubled their advantage. Salah gave Liverpool hope, but United held off the visitors’ late rally to seal the three points.

More Attitude Less Tactics For The Red Devils

“They can play f***ing good football.”  

That was how Erik Ten Hag reacted after Manchester United’s victory over Liverpool last night. He also emphasized that with the right tactics and the wrong attitude you’re sure to lose a football match. Their shocking loss away from home against Brentford highlighted that a change in attitude was needed and Ten Hag was not afraid to make big calls. He dropped Harry Maguire, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Luke Shaw and also opted to start with the energetic duo of Lisandro Martinez and Varane.

Less tactics more attitude - Manchester United stun Liverpool

The players were up for it from the first blast of the whistle and they didn’t give Liverpool a chance to settle early in the game. The performance wasn’t because the manager changed too many things tactically, it was down to hunger; Manchester United players wanted it more on the day and they showed it from start to finish. A big win to kick-start their domestic campaign, and Ten Hag will hope to keep this newfound fire burning throughout the season..

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