Man United 2-0 Leeds: Red Devils win the first game of the 2023 pre-season

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Man United 2-0 Leeds: Red Devils win the first game of the 2023 pre-season, grades and issues after the game

New midfielder Mount making his debut for Manchester United. Young Red Devils get a chance to play and show impressive form

Manchester United beat Leeds United 2-0 in their first pre-season friendly in Oslo, Norway on Wednesday night, July 12.

New signing midfielder Mason Mount made his first appearance for Manchester United, playing a total of 45 minutes.

In the first half, Erik Ten Hag organized a mixed set, they had many chances to score goals. but lacks sharpness Before the second half, in the 46th minute, the Red Devils coach will change the team, raise a set of 11 people and send a young footballer instead Man United, and Noam Emeran and Joe Hugil, two young attacking stars, will come to arrange for each team. Tung in minutes 67 and 81 respectively

For the pre-season warm-up game, Manchester United’s next match will play against Olympic Lyon on July 19 at 8:00 p.m. Thai time.

Manchester United player ratings

Starting XI (4-2-3-1) : Tom Heaton (6/10); Aaron Wan-Bissaka (6/10), Lisandro Martinez (6/10), Raphael Varane (captain 6/10), Alvarro Fernandez. (6/10); Cobbie Mainu (6.5/10), Mason Mount (7.5/10); Hannibal Mejbri (6.5/10), Ahmad Diallo (6.5/10), Omari Forson (6/10); Jadon Sancho (6.5/10)

Subs used : Matey Kovar (goalkeeper – 6/10), Reis Bennet (7/10), Will Fish (7/10), Marc Jurado (6.5/10), Brandon Williams (6/10), Daniel Gore (6/10), Isaac Hansen-Oren (7/10), Charlie Savage (6.5/10). Chola Choritire (6.5/10), Noam Emeran (8/10), Joe Hugil (7/10)

Key man Manchester United – Mason Mount

Red Devils boss Erik ten Hag told MUTV ahead of the game that Mount’s arrival would give United’s midfield ‘more power and agility’.

The team has analyzed and concluded that ”We need more agility in midfield”

When the team creates attacking games he will push up high Trying to run and cut behind the opponent’s defensive line Defensive time He will drop into the middle alongside Cobbie Mainu and will try to press his opponent.

Statistics show he made 43 touches, one handed pass, one key chance created and four tackles.

Post-Game Points – A Great Opportunity for the Younger Players

Erik ten Hag has arranged a mixed kit for the starting XI. With five first-team players and five youngsters for the outfield players. (player position other than the goalkeeper)

Formation on pitch is 4-2-3-1, although initial formation was 4-3-3 – Jadon Sancho is a fake target, with Hanni. Bal Mebri stands as player number 10.

Ahmad Diallo on the right wing, Omari Forson on the Man United left wing and Kobbie Mainu in central alongside Mason Mount.

They play quite seriously. especially those young players They are determined, hungry, playful, pressing on opponents. because they know that If they show good form in the eyes of the boss There is a chance that they will be pushed up to the big set.

”Now it’s their time (the youngsters), last season there was Carnacho (and this season) I hope at least one player comes into the group, gets playing time. And fight for the real position, ” said Ten Hag.

This is a great opportunity for the rising stars. Whoever has something, just show it off!