On Wednesday, Ten Hag praised his side for the way they beat Brentford - having lost to Newcastle just days previously.
"I think [it was] a very good performance,” he said.
“First half we played brilliant football and it's not easy against a very good Brentford. They defend really compact, high, or really deep, so it's not easy to create chances.
“On the ball, it was very good with the big engine - Bruno Fernandes - he played a brilliant game. We had a couple of chances, but we conceded nothing in the first half, so the defence was very good.
“Second half we concede only one chance and David De Gea was there, a very good save in the one-on-one. In the second half, we were winning duals, and winning fights and that is the way we have to play."
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