‘MF Ki-yong’ Verhost, even warned the dragon… “I will disturb you!”

Boot Verhost has revealed secret instructions ordered by manager Eric ten Hag against Barcelona.

Manchester United beat Barcelona 2-2 in the first leg of the playoff round of 16 of the 2022-23 season at Camp Nou in Barcelona, ​​Spain at 2:45 am (hereinafter referred to as Korean time) on the 17th. got a draw The second leg will be played at Manchester United’s home on the 24th.

It was a game in which the manager of both teams showed off their erratic tactics. First, coach Xabi Hernandez hired Ronald Araujo as a fullback rather than a centerback to block Marcus Rashford. The use of Jules Kunde and Marcos Alonso as centre-backs was also notable.

Coach Ten Hag saw through this. Coach Ten Hagh responded to Xabi’s tactics by appointing Rashford as a front-line striker rather than a left wing forward. The intention to aim for a goal was outstanding by placing Rashford, whose scoring power has recently risen, at the forefront.

In the meantime, he entrusted the role of midfielder to Verhost. On this day, Manchester United formed the midfield with Fred and Casemiro, including Verhost. Bruno Fernandes played like a right wing forward and supported the attack. Coach Ten Hag ordered the role of an attacking midfielder, expecting Verhost’s strong forward pressure and vigorous activity. 메이저놀이터

There is one thing Director Ten Hach expected through the change of location of Rashford and Berhost. Britain’s ’90min’ reported on the 17th, “Verhost revealed that he was asked to ‘make it a nuisance’ by coach Ten Haag while taking on an unfamiliar midfielder role.”

On this day, Barcelona’s midfield was played by Frankie Deyong and Frank Kessie. In particular, coach Ten Hagh placed Verhost in the midfield to effectively block the build-up starting from the dragon. In an interview with the global media ‘ESPN’, Verhost revealed that it was a tactical instruction, saying, “It was a high-level game. I was satisfied to hear that coach Ten Hag told me to play as a midfielder.”

“It was very important for Barcelona to change the game. My role was to constantly interrupt and annoy them so that they could play in a way they didn’t like, and to be able to act aggressively and deep in the second line. They are vulnerable in this area,” he added.

Dutch team-mate De Yong was aware of Verhost’s use in midfield. He gave his thumbs up, saying, “Verhost already said in the tunnel before the game, ‘I’m going to get in your way!’ And he did a good job.”

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