In a focus match in the final round of the Champions League Group A that ended on December 13th, Beijing time, Manchester United lost 0-1 to Bayern at home. They were at the bottom of the group with only 4 points. They missed the qualifying and did not even qualify for the Europa League. can be obtained. After being eliminated from the Champions League group, Manchester United also set a number of shameful records.
First of all, Manchester United has participated in the Champions League in the past 4 times and missed the knockout rounds 3 times. The only time they qualified was in the top 16, and their performance in the European war was quite weak.
Second, Manchester United has also become the fourth Premier League team to be at the bottom of the Champions League group. The first three teams are Blackburn in the 1995-96 season, Manchester United in the 2005-06 season and Manchester City in the 2012-13 season.
Third, this is the second time in the history of the Champions League that Manchester United has been eliminated from the bottom of the group. They also became the first team in the Premier League to be eliminated at the bottom of the group stage twice.
Fourth, Manchester United conceded 15 goals in the Champions League group stage this season, tied with Antwerp for the most.
Fifth, Manchester United became the first English team in history to concede 15 goals in the Champions League group stage.
Sixth, in the 10 years before Ferguson retired, Manchester United failed to qualify from the group only twice. So far since Ferguson retired, Manchester United has been eliminated from the Champions League group four times. In addition, Manchester United has not qualified for the Champions League for 4 seasons.
Seventh, Manchester United has 1 win, 1 draw and 4 losses in 6 games in the Champions League group stage this season. According to statistics, this is the first time they have lost 4 games in the group stage since participating in the Champions League.
Eighth, Manchester United has lost 12 of the 24 official games this season, with a losing rate of 50%, which is the highest since the 1933-34 season. In that season, Manchester United’s losing rate was 61%. In other words, Manchester United created 90 years of shame.
After leading his team out of the Champions League, former Premier League star and BBC commentator Chris Sutton angrily criticized Ten Hag: “They are ranked at the bottom and their performance is poor. Manchester United is really not very good. Manchester United has seriously regressed under the leadership of Ten Hag.”
In the next few games, Ten Hag will also lead Manchester United against Liverpool, West Ham United and Aston Villa. Each game is a tough battle and Manchester United may lose. The British media believes that the results of these games are likely to determine Ten Hag’s future fate.