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Ten Hag: Barcelona game worthy of Champions League level

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Dutch manager Erik ten Hag, manager of Manchester United, praised the quality of the match that brought his side against Barcelona in the Europa League.

Ten Hag spoke at a press conference about the confrontation and said: “I was disappointed that we didn’t score in the first half.”

The Dutch coach criticized the work of the match referee and believes that he deprived Manchester United of a clear mistake against Marcus Rashford.

Ten Hag: Barcelona-Manchester United match was amazing

Ten Hag said the match was unworthy of the Europa League and said “I felt today’s match was worthy of the Champions League level, it was a great match.”

Marcos Alonso opened the scoring for the hosts with a great header 49 minutes into the match, while Marcus Rushford equalized for Manchester United in the 52nd minute.

The visitors managed to achieve their goal of progress the previous day by scoring a second goal in the 59th minute, after the ball hit Barcelona defender Julis Conde and entered the Barcelona goal.

However, the Catalan club managed to adjust the scale again and score the second goal against the Brazilian Rafinha, so that the match ended in a draw between the two teams.

The second leg between Manchester United and Barcelona will take place next Thursday, February 23rd, at Old Trafford, the stronghold of the English team.

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