FilGoal | News | Is it because of the review? Ten Hag reveals the real reason behind replacing Anthony

Manchester United manager Eric Ten Hag explained the real reason why Anthony was substituted at the start of the second half against Moldovan Sheriff Tiraspol.

Manchester United defeated Sheriff Tiraspol 3-0 in the fifth round of the European League group stage.

And the Brazilian Anthony was replaced in the 46th minute of the meeting, to raise the controversy over whether his attempt to show and skill in the first half shot was the reason behind this.

“I always ask players for more dominance and when there’s a trick like that, it’s great as long as it works and doesn’t lose the ball, or if you attract players, that’s fine. But if it’s a trick just for the trick, we’ll correct,” Ten Hag said at the press conference. matter.”

He added, “In one way or another, the substitutions were planned in advance. Lesandro Martinez got a yellow card against Real Sociedad and in front of Sheriff as well, so he is absent from the third match.”

“We know what to do next match in Sociedad, we have to win there by two goals.”

“The win was good today, but of course you always want more, I think we created more chances to score more goals, in the end we scored three.”

Manchester United qualified for the round of 16 of the European League officially after defeating Sheriff Tiraspol 3-0.

United need to win in Spain with two goals without a response to lead the group in light of losing the direct confrontations to Sociedad in the first leg at Old Trafford with a goal without a response.

The winners of the groups qualify directly for the repeated round of 16, while the runners-up go to the first round of 16 with the Champions League relegators facing each other.

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