Donny van de Beek played alongside Fred in a slightly deeper position against Basaksehir and his performance was praised by the fans.
finally got his full 90 minutes forManchester United
. Ole’s side faced Turkish sideBasaksehir
in their fourth Champions League match of the group stage. Van de Beek was playing in a deeper than usual position but he was successful in his new role.
Van de Beek who joined Manchester United from Ajax during summer transfer window however says that their performance at the second half was not acceptable.
“It worked really well,” Van de Beek told MUTV . “Some games I play No.10 and sometimes the coach needs me in the control position. That is fine for me because before when I played at Ajax, I was playing in those positions, so it is okay.”
He said: “It was a good reaction from the away game. [To win] 4-1 at home I think you can be happy.
“The first half was really good especially the first 30 minutes and we played nice football and scored nice goals. In the second half we lost too many balls and gave them some chances but the last five minutes we controlled the game again.
“We had some chances in the second half to make the fourth goal before we did but we lost too many balls, and then the control of the game you lose that. It was not good from our side.”