Frank ‘almost lost faith in the football god’-ZoomTech News

Brentford supervisor Thomas Frank mentioned he “nearly misplaced religion within the soccer god” earlier than his aspect snatched a late, dramatic draw with Manchester United.

The Bees hit the woodwork 4 instances earlier than United’s Mason Mount put the guests forward within the 96th minute.

However there was a late twist as defender Kristoffer Ajer equalised following Ivan Toney’s cross three minutes later.

“How we did not win this sport is unimaginable. It was the most one-sided 1-1 sport,” mentioned Frank.

“There ought to have been just one winner within the sport, that would solely be us.

“You then go 1-0 down within the 96th minute and also you assume soccer is brutal. I nearly misplaced religion within the soccer god however he gave a bit again.”

Brentford are fifteenth within the Premier League desk and this level takes them 5 away from 18th-placed Luton City within the relegation zone.

“We did all the pieces we might however sadly that is soccer and just one level. We simply have to hold going,” added Frank.

“It was not dropping for us however to have the mentality and character to return again into the sport, these gamers are unbelievable, I am very pleased with them.”

The outcome leaves United sixth however dealing with a battle to safe a Champions League return, 11 factors behind fourth-placed Aston Villa and eight adrift of Tottenham in fifth.

United supervisor Erik ten Hag, whose aspect have an FA Cup semi-final at Wembley towards Championship group Coventry Metropolis on 21 April to stay up for, admitted his aspect had been outplayed.

“Brentford have been higher than us,” mentioned the Dutchman. “They confirmed extra ardour, want and dedication than we did.

“The standard of this group is that they struggle for it, however we’ve to indicate extra. We scored the aim however then threw it off the road.

“We have been successful ultimately, possibly it wasn’t deserved however then you need to take the three factors so it is vitally disappointing to attract the sport.”

United had crushed Liverpool 4-3 after further time within the quarter-finals of the FA Cup of their final match, however Ten Hag was sad together with his group’s effort on the Gtech Group Stadium.

“Is it ever acceptable for different groups to indicate extra ardour and want? No, by no means,” added Ten Hag.

“We confirmed it towards Liverpool and in lots of video games. We’ve to convey it on the pitch.

“We fought however within the small issues, second balls and so forth, Brentford have been extra centered and extra aggressive and it needs to be the opposite manner spherical.”

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