Why Erik ten Hag Said Barcelona Vs Man United Was ‘A Champions League Game’ Explained

“We dictated the game and we outplayed with so many chances,” said Erik ten Hag while discussing the 2-2 draw with Barcelona after the game.

“I was disappointed it was 0-0 at half-time but it was a great game, two attacking teams, I really enjoyed it.

“I think we dictated the game, apart from maybe 15 minutes in the first half, we had some difficulties, but in the rest we were dictating the game and we had so many chances.”

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The Manchester United boss continued: “I think it was a great game. Two attacking teams.

“I think it was a Champions League game, even more than that, so I really enjoyed the game. In the end [it finished] 2-2, and we have to finish it in Old Trafford.”

The Red Devils had several chances to score the winning goal but were unable to get another one.

Nevertheless, the Europa League knockout tie could go any team’s way with a high-octane return leg awaiting at Old Trafford.

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