Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has commented on his team’s 1-0 loss to Newcastle United at St. James Park in the Premier League on Saturday, December 2, 2023.
Ten Hag expressed his belief that his team, which has already suffered six losses in 14 rounds of the 2023/24 season, has a well-choreographed plan and is determined to achieve its goals.
The former Ajax head coach is adamant that his side deserved a better result in the Premier League tie, lamenting their equalizer, which was ruled offside by VAR.
Manchester United flight to Newcastle cancelled
Manchester United were forced to travel by road to Newcastle to honour the fixture after their flight was cancelled due to adverse weather conditions and technical issues.
The Red Devils did a demanding three-hour drive covering the 106-mile distance, resulting in United arriving just hours before the match.
Erik ten Hag: The manager with highest win percentage in Man United history
He may be experiencing ups and downs at Manchester United, but Erik ten Hag is undeniably in a class of his own among all permanent managers who have led the Premier League club.
Ten Hag holds the record for the highest win percentage of any permanent manager in the club’s history, boasting an impressive 63% win rate.
This surpasses the record of the legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who led the club for a remarkable 26 years and had a 59% win rate during his tenure with the Red Devils.