Ten Hag Matches Unbelievable 118-12 months-Outdated Report at Man Utd with Stoppage-Time Triumph towards Fulham

ERIK TEN HAG equalled an astonishing Manchester United file that has stood for 118 years with the last-gasp victory at Fulham.

Bruno Fernandes struck within the 91st minute to interrupt the impasse and seize the one aim of the sport.

Erik ten Hag has reached 50 wins as Manchester United supervisor in file timeCredit score: Getty

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The end result ended a depressing week on a excessive after back-to-back 3-0 defeats at residence to Manchester Metropolis and Newcastle.

Nevertheless it additionally noticed supervisor Ten Hag attain a landmark milestone.

That’s as a result of the victory was his fiftieth win as Manchester United gaffer since accepting the job forward of the 2022-23 season.

And no boss has accomplished it faster within the membership’s historical past.

Saturday’s journey to Craven Cottage was Ten Hag’s 79th match accountable for the Pink Devils – throughout 5 totally different competitions.

Of the 79, 30 have come within the Premier League, seven within the League Cup – together with final season’s Wembley closing – 4 within the FA Cup, eight within the Europa League and one within the Champions League because of Andre Onana’s injury-time penalty save towards Copenhagen in October.

The 79-match tally equals the file set by Ernest Mangnall.

Mangnall was United’s third boss and was within the dugout between October 1903 and September 1912.


He racked up 373 matches in cost throughout his 9 years, main the membership to their first main trophy – the 1908 First Division title.

Like Ten Hag, Mangnall earned his fiftieth win in his 79th match – additionally a 1-0 away, that point at Blackpool’s Bloomfield Street.

Throughout that point, United solely performed within the league and FA Cup – therefore it took Mangnall two years till 1905 to achieve the milestone.

Jose Mourinho got here closest to breaking Mangnall’s file however wanted 81 matches to file win No50 towards Benfica within the Champions League.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is fourth on the record with 95 matches, one forward of the legendary Sir Matt Busby, who himself was one away from Ron Atkinson.

Iconic boss Sir Alex Ferguson, although, endured a slower begin to life at Outdated Trafford earlier than his unparalleled success.

He took 105 matches to notch up the half-century of victories as supervisor, securing it with a 3-0 win over Millwall in 1989.

For Ten Hag, although, the success over Fulham was removed from convincing and required a number of necessary saves from Onana earlier than Fernandes pounced on defensive errors to seize all three factors.

Sir Alex Ferguson had a slower start to life as Manchester United boss

Sir Alex Ferguson had a slower begin to life as Manchester United bossCredit score: Getty

Jose Mourinho managed to win 50 of his first 81 matches in charge

Jose Mourinho managed to win 50 of his first 81 matches in costCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation

However requested by Rio Ferdinand when followers can count on to see an efficient and constant fashion below the Dutchman, he snapped again in a tense dwell TV interview.

Ten Hag mentioned: “With all due respect, didn’t we see it final season?”

Ferdinand replied: “Final season I noticed it however this season we haven’t.”

A stumbling Ten Hag then added: “No. Anybody is aware of why – as a result of we’ve so many accidents.

“Each time you need to swap, you need to make adjustments and the routines will not be there.

“That’s what you see in these moments in our crew. You need to be extra pragmatic however I’ve at all times mentioned it’s not an excuse for not successful matches.

“You understand as effectively, you want performances after which the factors will come. I at all times wish to enhance the method after which the factors will come.”

Sir Matt Busby needed 96 games in charge

Sir Matt Busby wanted 96 video games in costCredit score: Rex Options

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reached the milestone in 95 matches

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reached the milestone in 95 matchesCredit score: AFP

Bruno Fernandes scored a late winner at Fulham to get Ten Hag to 50 wins

Bruno Fernandes scored a late winner at Fulham to get Ten Hag to 50 winsCredit score: AP