Ajax Boss: Peter Bosz says Man United's long-ball tactics made the 'a boring game'

Manchester United's long-ball tactics turned the Europa League final into a 'boring game,' claims defeated Ajax manager Peter Bosz.

Jose Mourinho's side ran out 2-0 winners in Stockholm and in doing so booked their place in next season's Champions League.
But Bosz believes the way his Portuguese counterpart set up his team made it difficult for Ajax to play their usual way, while starving the game of any true quality throughout the 90 minutes.
'High pressing was difficult because Man United only played long balls and didn't take any risks in the build-up. I think it was a boring game. There were no chances from both sides,' Bosz said in his post-match press conference, report Sky Sports.
'I'm disappointed because you play finals to win them. We didn't,' Bosz told his post-match press conference.
'I haven't seen the Ajax that I'm used to, which means good football, high pressing and being dominant,' he added.
The Dutch side found themselves on the back foot early on, conceding after 18-minutes when Paul Pogba's long-distance effort took a cruel deflection to leave goalkeeper Andre Onana helpless. 
United tightened their lines from that point onward, stifling Ajax while retaining a powerful presence in the centre of midfield via Marouane Fellaini and Pogba.
Mourinho's side dealt the killer blow immediately after the second half kicked off, Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan reacting quickest to a loose ball following a United corner.
Mkhitaryan hooked the ball back over his own shoulder and into the roof of the Ajax goal to double United's lead and send them on their way to European silverware. 

Source: All Football

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