New Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag (ETH) failed to win his latest pre-season friendly game after his team were forced to a 2-2 draw by Aston Villa. The two Premier League teams met in Burswood, Australia and it was a game of two halves. Manchester United had the better of the first half, while Villa edged the second half. Manchester United boss Ten Hag had won all his three games in charge of the Red Devils before the Villa game. The Villa game is the first time Ten Hag failed to win a Manchester United game since his appointment earlier this summer.
Ten Hag started his Manchester United managerial career with a big win over Liverpool. Manchester United and Liverpool are the best two teams in the history of club football in England. They have an intense rivalry dating back to several decades. Ten Hag led Manchester United to a 4-0 victory over Liverpool on their tour of Asia. Jadon Sancho, Fred, Anthony Martial and substitute Facundo Pellestri scored the goals for the Red Devils during the game which took place in Bangkok, Thailand.
New Manchester United manager made it two wins from two matches at the start of his career with the three-time European champions thanks to the win over Australian outfit Melbourne Victory.The Red Devils had to come from behind to win the game. Ten Hag and Manchester United made it three wins in a row with the victory over Crystal Palace. French international Anthony Martial scored one of the goals on the way to a 3-1 win over the Eagles.
For the Villa game, Manchester United scored two first half goals with Jadon Sancho and Matty Cash (own goal). Aston Villa fought back in the second half through goals from Leon Bailey and Calum Chambers to secure a draw.