Erik ten Hag answers the question every Manchester United fan is asking

Erik ten Hag was asked why United matches have been so chaoticErik ten Hag was asked why United matches have been so chaotic
Erik ten Hag was asked why United matches have been so chaotic | Manchester United via Getty Imag
Man Utd conceded twice in second-half stoppage time as they somehow lost 4-3 to Chelsea in the Premier League

Erik ten Hag says his player have to make better decisions after Manchester United conceded twice in second-half stoppage time to improbably lose away against Chelsea on Thursday night.

United had done well to overturn a two-goal deficit and lead 3-2 heading into the dying moments of the match, but somehow managed to concede twice in the stoppage time and take nothing from the game.

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A dramatic late brace from Cole Palmer set an unwanted Premier League record given United were leading at the 99:17 mark, meaning it became the latest a side has ever led in a Premier League match they’ve gone on to lose.

Asked afterwards how his side could stop having such chaotic encounters, Ten Hag told reporters: “I said today to the players, on decision making we have to make better decisions, it's our strength, again how we score from counters, we can be such a massive threat.

“We have seen today an example of tempo, we can beat our opponents, we are unstoppable but we have to read when to keep the ball, pass and move and switch the play instead of giving the ball away keep passing, discourage the opponent but then if you have to defend you have to do it proper, wrong decisions, individual errors and that's frustrating.”

United players switched off in the dying seconds of the game as a short corner routine tore them apart and allowed Palmer the space to fire in his third of the match.

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Asked if his players had lost focus at the end, he added: “I don't know what it is but what it is that you have to do your job and they know their jobs and then you have to make the right decisions and we didn't make the right decisions, we didn't react quick enough to avoid this situation.”

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