Ten Hag “Second goal reference to the Busby babes”

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Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag honoured the Busby babes after the 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace.

Both teams remembered the people who lost their lives in the Munich air disaster before kick-off on Saturday. With the upcoming anniversary when United remember the disaster which sent shockwaves through the club Ten Hag thought the second goal against Crystal Palace was very similar to how the Busby babes played under Sir Matt Busby.

13 passes led to the second goal against Palace, this is evidence of how far the club has come tactically since Sir Alex Ferguson, Ten Hag has made United the club of what it was in the past.

Keeping possession of the ball and creating chances, also stopping transitions for the opponent, especially at Old Trafford is the key to playing the United way, which was created by Matt Busby with the Busby babes in 1958.

Even though Busby lined his team up in a 4-2-4, the links between his style of play and Ten Hag’s style of play are similar in some areas, as well as Sir Alex Ferguson.

But all three of those managers wanted their teams to give 100 per cent effort and play an attractive and exciting high-speed football style to get fans off their seats and it looks like Ten Hag is trying his best to keep the club values.

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