Paul Scholes hits out at Erik 10 Hag’s ‘STRANGE’ subs in Manchester United’s attract at Chelsea and insists the manager’s final decision to swap Jadon Sancho for Fred limited Bruno Fernandes’ impact
Paul Scholes has questioned Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag’s choice to substitute Jadon Sancho with Fred throughout yesterday’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea, describing the contact as ‘strange’.
Ten Hag’s facet managed the early phases of the clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, but failed to get advantage, with each Marcus Rashford and Antony spurning first 50 percent chances for the Red Devils.
Their early dominance was counted by a 35th-minute substitution from Graham Potter who replaced Marc Cucurella with Mateo Kovacic, and it aided Chelsea get again in the game.
Erik ten Hag replaced Jadon Sancho with Fred in the second half in the 1-1 draw with Chelsea
Paul Scholes believes the choice limited Bruno Fernandes’ part in the activity on Saturday
The tactical fight among the two coaches continued into the second 50 %, when Tan Hag then hooked Jadon Sancho and introduced on Fred. However, previous United ace Scholes feels the improve had a unfavorable effect on the staff, notably restricting Bruno Fernandes’ position in the video game.
Chatting on Leading League Productions Scholes claimed: ‘Today they ended up very good for half a recreation they were seriously good and almost certainly deserved to earn the match.
‘You consider of Chelsea being at household, did they do ample to gain the activity I seriously you should not think they did.
‘The subs were a tiny little bit bizarre these days. I imagined Fred coming on when he did for Sancho failed to actually aid the match. I imagined Fernandes lost a little bit of manage of the activity he experienced to appear out to the remaining-hand aspect and was not in the video game as significantly.’
Chelsea ultimately took the guide late in the 2nd fifty percent by means of a Jorginho penalty, but United rescued a point thanks to a Casemiro header in stoppage time.
Scholes believes Erik ten Hag desires to come across a way for United to be more dominant absent from Aged Trafford towards the big rivals
The activity became a tactical fight with Graham Potter producing a sub immediately after just 35 minutes
However, Scholes thinks his former workforce ought to master how to beat their prime six rivals away from house, if 10 Hag desires to contend at the top rated of the Premier League.
‘I feel there’s progress heading to a massive group and receiving a point is development. You’d like to win individuals video games nonetheless, of class you would but genuinely on the lookout again on the recreation they ought to have gained it.
‘There will be even bigger exams in advance, likely to Anfield likely to Arsenal, going to these improved groups. It can be now a big exam for them to get that following stage.
‘I feel they’ve sorted out troubles at residence people initially two online games ended up disastrous as we know, but they have sorted the difficulties out at dwelling, they look dominant it really is that absent sort which I think that manager would like them to be.’
The draw leaves United a point guiding the Blues in the Premier League, with Chelsea still occupying the fourth Champions League location in the table.
Casemiro rises over Ben Chilwell to rescue a point for United in their 1-1 attract with Chelsea