Ajer rescues point for Brentford in Manchester United thriller

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It doesn’t matter what they did two weeks ago, this is still the modern Manchester United, and they are still dismal. A 1-1 draw hardly tells the story of the game. Brentford had 31 shots, four of which hit the woodwork. They didn’t score until Kristoffer Ajer equalised in the ninth minute of injury time, by which point they were mystifyingly behind, but really by then they should have won almost as comfortably as they did in this fixture last season.

The problem for United under Erik ten Hag has been that, while there have been decent performances and results, they have rarely been followed by anything approaching a consistent run. Quite what the win over Liverpool in the FA Cup was, other than thrilling, is unclear.

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Written by Jonathan Wilson at the Gtech Community Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2024/mar/30/brentford-manchester-united-premier-league-match-report under the title “Ajer rescues point for Brentford in Manchester United thriller”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.