Because of his theatrics during Manchester United’s victory against Luton on Saturday, Erik ten Hag has been suspended for one game.
Victor Lindelof’s goal in the 59th minute helped the Red Devils beat the Hatters 1-0 at Old Trafford to get back to winning ways.
It’s possible that viewers missed Ten Hag get a yellow card for objecting to the throw-in being awarded amidst the drama.
The Premier League upgraded the punishment from four bookings to three before the beginning of the season. As a result, managers now face a one-match touchline ban after receiving three yellow cards.
Ten Hag will thus not be on the sidelines when United visits Goodison Park to play Everton in the Premier League following the international break.
After the match, the Dutchman spoke with beIN Sports about the booking, which was reported on Manchester United’s website. He said, “Yeah, that’s the way [it is], so I have to accept that.” Although it’s not pleasant, we’ll get ready for Everton, and my coaching staff—who are more than capable of handling the position—will take over.
“So that was about a moment so clear, it was a throw-in,” Ten Hag clarified at his press conference following the game. “However, it happened twice. It was very evident to me that [it was] our ball since I was on top of it. I was booked because it was my comment.
Ten Hag said, “If the players get a red card, they probably get fined,” in response to a question about whether he would impose a fee on himself for the incident. However, they avoid being penalized for a booking. You have to accept judgments at some point, and I should follow suit.”
After defeating Luton, United moved up to sixth place in the Premier League, giving Ten hag much-needed breathing room amid rumors about