Manchester United had never experienced the loss of three of its first five games at the beginning of a season in the Premier League era until now.
Under the stewardship of Erik Ten Hag the Red Devils have broken a couple of negative records.
This has definitely created an atmosphere of a potential crisis at Old Trafford, especially after the 3-1 defeat to Brighton.
However, the Dutchman has denied any talk of Man United crisis after defeat to Brighton
meanwhile here are seven negative records of Manchester United since the arrival of Erik Ten Hag:
Records United has broken so far
– Erik Ten Hag was the first to lead Manchester United to a loss at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium.
– Since the 1973-74 season Manchester United hadn’t lost the opening two away games, until Erik Ten Hag.
– Manchester United hadn’t conceded more than one goal in 4 consecutive league games since 1979, Until Erik Ten Hag.
– The Red Devils had never conceded 2 goals in the opening 4 minutes of a PL game at Old Trafford, Until Erik Ten Hag
– Manchester United had never conceded 23 shots in one game at Old Trafford in PL history, Until Erik Ten Hag
– Manchester Utd had never lost to Brighton at Old Trafford, until Erik Ten Hag
– Brighton had never won twice in a row at Old Trafford, until Erik Ten Hag.
Is United regressing?
Ten Hag’s appointment last season injected hope into Manchester United, which had witnessed a string of disappointing coaching selections following Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement.
He successfully secured the team’s first trophy in six years and appeared to elevate the off-field standards.
However, instead of building on this momentum in the current season and launching a title pursuit, there is a sense that the team is regressing.
Following Saturday’s dismal performance Ten Hag praised a few of his chargers.
While it’s true that they had a goal disallowed when Rashford took the ball out of play before passing to Hojlund, and the English forward struck the crossbar, if anything, they were let off easy.