Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) showed captain’s class.
Eric ten Haag’s Manchester United won 2-0 in a non-season friendly against Arsenal at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, USA, on Sunday (Sept. 23). Back-to-back goals from Fernandes in the 30th minute and Jadon Sancho in the 37th minute sealed the win. Fernandez celebrated by opening the scoring after being named full captain.
The Daily Star said: “Fernandez has replaced Harry Maguire as United captain. He has been a peacemaker since his first game.
Even in a non-season friendly, Van Gaal showed a competitive spirit, and he even protested a refereeing decision in anger. The Daily Star reported, “Van Gaal criticized the referee. He lost his cool. Fernandes ran in and defused the situation. 안전놀이터 Ten Haag appeared to be momentarily shocked before realizing it was his player. Ten Haag recognized that Fernandez was doing the right thing. This showed Fernandez’s maturity. In fact, he said that only last season he was criticized for his temperament. Fernandez has been criticized for his temperament in the past, including clashes with referees and opposing teammates. In particular, he was criticized by fans for his Hollywood behavior and calls for self-substitution during a 2022-2023 English Premier League (EPL) away game against Liverpool in March. United lost the match 0-7.