Erik ten Hag was openly critical of his side following their loss to Cadiz earlier this week, albeit he is working with a much younger squad than usual.
The likes of Zidane Iqbal and Teden Mengi were among the few who impressed against their previous Spanish opposition and could get another chance to do so at Estadio Benito Villamarin in Seville.
While, clearly, results in friendlies aren’t always overly important, United are back in competitive action in just 11 days’ time and could certainly do with getting back on track.
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Following a 4-2 defeat to Cadiz, Manchester United will come up against Real Betis on Saturday in their second mid-season friendly in Spain.
Currently fifth in the Premier League, Erik ten Hag will have a Carabao Cup round of 16 tie against Burnley on December 21 before returning to league action against Nottingham Forest on December 27.
Sixth in the La Liga, Manuel Pellegrini’s men were beaten twice by Chilean side Colo-Colo, besides another loss to River Plate, and have a few more friendlies lined up against the likes of Inter and Atalanta in the coming weeks.