SportsTalk reported on October 30 that in the 10th round of the Manchester Derby of the Premier League, Manchester United lost 0-3 at home to Manchester City. Varane sat on the bench in this game and did not get a chance to play.
After the game, Ten Hag talked about the selection of personnel in the defense and said: “I have already explained it, you want me to say it again. ? When you face a team like Manchester City that likes to press forward, if you pair Varane with Maguire and Maguire serves as the left center back, there will be problems. You can only play in the backcourt. Long pass.
“Maguire does a really good job at right centre-back, there’s a lot of pressure from the other side so you have to pass Some progress down the left, especially with Alvarez here for City. Evans was doing really well too, and Onana, you know how much pressure they’re under, so that’s not going to be a surprise. I needed to open up space on the left and the players had to come in and put pressure on the opponent, and I thought they did a good job. ”