04 Jan 2022 | 14:40
MU coach Ralf Rangnick has once again confirmed that he does not want to give guarantees that the ‘Red Devils’ will win the right to attend the Champions League next season after a shock 0-1 defeat to Wolves in the 21st round of the English Premier League.
MU lost to Wolves at Old Trafford and left them still in 7th place with 31 points. Although the “Red Devils” are currently 4 points behind Arsenal, Rangnick refuses to promise as grandiose as he said on the day of his appointment.
“Now I can’t give any guarantees (putting United in the top four to qualify for the Champions League). We made a lot of mistakes, made mistakes and a lot of things that gave the opponent an advantage (Wolves). ) Today we have shown the same problems as 3-4 weeks ago when I got here,” Rangnick told the Mirror.
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The loss to Wolves is MU’s first defeat under Rangnick and the German strategist thinks that the home team still has a lot of things to improve immediately if they want the “Red Devils” to regain their identity in the game. mine.
This coach also explained his decision to withdraw Mason Greenwood to the field even though this young talent is playing well: “Mason is playing well but I had to withdraw one of the players to bring Bruno Fernandes on to the field because I didn’t want to withdraw a single player. I had to decide whether to withdraw Edinson Cavani or Mason, so I opted for Mason.”
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Meanwhile, former MU midfielder Paul Scholes was really shocked when he saw the performance of the “Red Devils” against Wolves. The Old Trafford legend posted on his Instagram account to describe the bad prospect of MU being able to return to the sloppy style of play under his predecessor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a lifeless performance and often exploited by speed. by Daniel Podence and Nelson Semedo (of Wolves).
MU’s incompetence has shown through the statistics when Wolves made 19 shots, while the “Red Devils” only had 9 shots and only 2 on target.