Erik ten Hag hit out at Marcus Rashford’s crimson card and blamed refereeing choices for Manchester United’s distressing defeat in Denmark on Wednesday night time.
United had been two objectives forward versus Copenhagen when Rashford was sent off prior to half-time for a obstacle spotted by VAR, and went on to get rid of 4-3 at Parken Stadium.
Ten Hag was disappointed with numerous conclusions that have still left United bottom of Champions League Group A and their hopes of reaching the knockout phases hanging by a thread.
‘The pink card changes every little thing,’ mentioned the United supervisor. ‘I think when you freeze frame it, it always appears so considerably even worse and as I say it requires them so extended and they make a purple card of it.
‘Come on. The first 25 minutes we dictated, dominated the video game, went 2- up and then the red card modifications almost everything. We are down to 10 and we are very unhappy.
Erik ten Hag has slammed the refereeing conclusions that went against his aspect in their 4-3 defeat by Copenhagen
Marcus Rashford was sent off immediately after standing on the ankle of a Copenhagen attacker
The purple card was shown after a VAR intervention, but 10 Hag did not agree with the simply call
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‘We conceded two aims right before 50 percent-time which need to never count. The very first is offside, a participant is in front of Andre Onana.
‘The next is a penalty that’s really harsh. The ball on the hand, but it really is so near and the hand is in such a ordinary position. He (Harry Maguire) went for the ball and the ref desires these kinds of a prolonged time. That is in four video games, four penalties in opposition to us, and I say 3 are extremely debatable.
‘I’m quite unhappy about such conclusions. The game is hardly ever intended to be like this. This has almost nothing to do with football.
‘Decisions have to be produced and I acknowledge also erroneous selections are manufactured by some at this amount. Three these rough choices (in opposition to FC Copenhagen). You regulate the match and the activity is hardly ever meant to be for that.’
Even so, 10 Hag was pleased with the character shown by his gamers in the experience of adversity.
‘This squad is resilient and the entire year so several conclusions are towards us, so numerous setbacks for injuries,’ he additional. ‘I claimed to the lads it will convert, a person second in the year it will change in our favour.’
Copenhagen’s comeback spoiled Rasmus Hojlund’s homecoming following the Dane scored 2 times in the 1st 50 percent from his previous club.
‘We commenced really nicely,’ claimed Hojlund. ‘We controlled the match right up until the pink card and that adjusted the match. If you will not seem at the consequence, we did rather properly but we switched off a minimal bit.
‘I know how the crowd can support the workforce right here. We did really great at the beginning of the next 50 %, but it can be unfortunate that we are in this article with zero factors all over again.’
Ten Hag thinks Copenhagen’s very first target should really not have stood as an attacker was obscuring Andre Onan’s perspective even though standing in an offside place
He also feels Harry Maguire should really not have been penalised for a handball in the penalty place
Maguire was surprised by the selection, but it stood, and Copenhagen equalised from the spot prior to likely on to win in the 2nd 50 percent
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