Donny van de Beek admitted Manchester United have been too gradual and ponderous in possession towards Crystal Palace.
United have been punished for some sloppy soccer by Palace of their opening Premier League encounter, as a Wilfried Zaha brace and Andros Townsend’s strike sealed a 3-1 win for the Eagles.
Van de Beek got here off the bench to attain his first United objective to convey it again to 2-1. However regardless of VAR controversy and his private milestone, the Dutchman lamented his aspect’s efficiency.
“First match for the membership, a day you need to win. It does not matter how, you need to win and I am actually disillusioned that we misplaced 3-1 at dwelling, that is actually dangerous,” he informed MUTV.
“Within the week of coaching we did rather well, we skilled good so my feeling was actually optimistic. However right this moment we performed too slowly, too lengthy with the ball and I believe towards an opponent like Crystal Palace it’s good to velocity up the sport to create one thing. That was not adequate.”
Van de Beek couldn’t take many positives from the sport, regardless of his personal optimistic impression off the bench on debut.
He’s aiming to show United’s fortunes round within the subsequent week after the worst potential begin to the 2020/21 marketing campaign for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect.
“Subsequent week we have to step up and we have to win, additionally for our feeling we have to step up now,” he added.
On his objective, he stated he believed United may flip the sport round: “Yeah, after we received the ball and so they’re additionally scared. However then they made it 3-1, which isn’t what we wish.
“To play in entrance of the followers in stadiums like this, it is good to attain. However nonetheless I rating and we misplaced, which is essentially the most disappointing factor.
“It is at all times very nice to play for a membership like this. I am blissful to play my first sport and I hope to attempt to assist them win.”