Eric ten Hag suffered his first defeat on Saturday with Manchester United in pre-season. Atletico Madrid were very strong 1-0 for the Premier League club in the Norwegian capital Oslo.
Joao Felix scored the only goal of the match at Olival Stadium in the last stage. After that, United midfielder Fred was sent off. The Brazilian received his second yellow card.
With Terrell Malacia, there was one Dutch player in the first match against Atlético. The left-back played the entire match. Donny van de Beek and Christian Eriksen appeared after the break, while Lisandro Martinez remained on the bench. Eriksen and Martinez have reportedly already participated in a closed exhibition match for United with Wrexham AFC at the training complex this week.
As of Saturday, Manchester United have not been defeated this summer. Preparations began with a 4-0 win over Liverpool in Thailand. Then the “Red Devils” went to Australia, where they played friendly matches against Melbourne Victory (4-1), Crystal Palace (3-1) and Aston Villa (2-2).
United play their last exhibition match on Sunday in pre-season. Then Rayo Vallecano became the opponent at Old Trafford. Players who are in Oslo usually do not play. Cristiano Ronaldo hinted on Friday evening that he will return on Sunday.
Manchester United kick off the new Premier League season on Sunday 7 August with a home game against Brighton & Hove Albion.
Manchester United players were popular in Oslo.
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