Erik ten Hag was not happy with the referee’s performance during Manchester United’s 3-1 defeat against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
The Dutch manager was keen to point out the poor decisions made by the referee during the defeat which included the disallowed goal from Alejandro Garnacho with just minutes left on the clock.
“Many decisions went against us,” the Dutchman said in his post-match press conference, via TalkSport.
“I think Garnacho was onside, (Rasmus) Hojlund was fouled in the area & there was a clear and obvious foul on (Jonny) Evans for (Declan) Rice’s goal.”
Jordan isn’t having any of Ten Hag’s complaints
Speaking on their morning show, Jordan was alongside Jim White and the former Crystal Palace owner did not agree with the former Ajax boss.
“That interview was the default setting of every manager when they’re disappointed,” Jordan said. “It wasn’t a penalty, I thought it was offside, and I didn’t think Evans was impeded.
“I think all of Ten Hag’s comments were just because he was frustrated. I don’t think the margins between the two sides are that big and I think the scoreline flattered the victors.”
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Is Jordan right
It’s clear to see that Ten Hag was frustrated with the result and the manner in which Arsenal won the game.
The disallowed goal so late on was probably the biggest frustration for the United boss, his emotions seemingly got the better of him in the interview with Sky and indeed the interview with the journalists an hour or so after the game.
This can only be expected due to just how important the game was and the emotions that are always involved in a clash as big as Arsenal versus Man United.