United's fortunes seem to be turning after losing their first two contests of the Premier League season as they claimed their second victory in as many games with a 1-0 win at Southampton after beating Liverpool on Monday.
Bruno Fernandes' second-half volley was enough to seal the three points, but his boss preferred to look at the full-team picture, a view he felt was now much more appealing than the dreary portrait many painted at the season's start. "I think we did a lot better [than] against Brentford," he said. "You saw a team on the pitch, good organisation, fight for each other, and I think there were also some really good moments from playing football. "We scored finally in the best part of Man United after half time. I think that 10-15 minutes was really good. We played a really good possession game and scored a wonderful goal. "There is a lot of room for improvement, that's quite clear, but for me that is normal. Communication is always tough, that's one. Second is cooperation with the team, that is new. "A new way of play, so a lot of new facts, and that will not go 100 per cent from the start. But we have to get results, we have to win games, and that is what we went through. "And we did today, so I'm really happy with that." Asked about the specifics of his rule book, ten Hag replied: "Do you have an hour? There is always a journey with your team. We started from the first day in pre-season to get that in, and now the window is not closed. "Every time a new player is in you have to inform them about the rules, and they have to play together."
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