S8 E4: Brighton (H)
Hosts Harry Robinson and Jack Tait review Manchester United's opening day defeat in the Premier League.
First dissecting the performance against Brighton, Erik Ten Hag's tactics and both goals conceded, the episode then moves on to discuss United's transfer activity.
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00:30 Groundhog day at Old Trafford
02:30 Dissecting Ten Hag's tactics - McTominay and Fernandes in the 1920s 'inside forward' role, Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford's isolation and other lessons from the first half
12:10 McTominay's selection over Van de Beek
13:00 Individual mistakes in conceded goals (Fred's eight seconds without focus)
16:30 Second half changes (plus Martinez + Maguire's partnership)
21:45 The real cause of defeat - the owners and the transfer market failure (and similarities to Arsenal, in the ground, on the pitch and in the upper echelons)
30:20 Links to Arnautovic and Rabiot and what they say about United's recruitment department and budget
37:00 Youth and loan round-up
38:23 Quick Brentford (a) preview
39:50 Outro (including FPL code)
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