Speaking factors from Leeds United v Man Utd 12 February 2023


Fred deserves some appreciation after a stable show in the course of the park in opposition to Leeds. It was a shaky begin for the Brazilian, who was booked early on, however his second half show specifically was one to be happy with. Fred was stuffed with vitality for everything of the match and was completely in every single place, making key interceptions and tackles to disclaim Leeds goalscoring alternatives. In the course of the match, he regained possession with eight tackles – probably the most by any participant in a single Premier League recreation since Kyle Walker-Peters in late 2020.


Numerous occasions this season, Erik ten Hag has mentioned that video games gained by not simply by the beginning XI, however by the total squad. As soon as once more right this moment, he turned to his bench in want of a difference-maker and each Lisandro Martinez and Garnacho had the specified influence. The previous introduced some much-needed aggression into the backline, and the withdrawal of Tyrell Malacia allowed Shaw to shift throughout into left-back, the place he would go on to help Rashford’s opener. Fellow fearless Argentinian, Garnacho, performed his half within the Reds securing all three factors by scoring our second of the sport. Ten Hag made the best modifications on the proper time, shifting the momentum in our favour to permit us to go on and win away from residence.