Thierry Henry explains reason for Man United’s 1-0 defeat to West Brom

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Manchester United played far too narrowly in Sunday afternoon’s humiliating 1-0 defeat to relegation candidates West Bromwich Albion, according to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
The Premier League great was critical of Man United’s set-up against West Brom, who had won just three games this season in the league prior to this weekend.
Henry suggested that the Reds had to have more patience on the wings before trying to exploit holes in the middle of the pitch.
United were laborious and far too predictable for most of the game, failing to cause West Brom any serious trouble by constantly going down the same paths.
“Mourinho warned us about how West Brom were going to play,” Henry began, referring to the correct prediction that the Baggies would sit back and defend deeply.
“[United] were lacki...

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