Manchester United played out a hard fought draw with Leeds on Sunday afternoon.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side were the more threatening of the two teams and had 16 shots in total, but could not find a way through.

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Leeds’ tenacious approach meant the Red Devils did not have much time in the final third, and at times players snatched at shots and made wrong decisions at key moments.

United did at least leave Elland Road with a point, and continue to look well placed to secure second in the league and a Champions League spot.

The players were disappointed, and made that clear on social media.

Bruno Fernandes, Harry Maguire, and Aaron Wan-Bissaka were among those to send messages after the draw.

A clear message

There is a clear message from all three. United are not satisfied with just a draw, although won’t be dwelling on it.

 

Bigger matches lie ahead this week, with United facing Roma in the Europa League semi-final first leg at Old Trafford.

A Premier League game at home to Liverpool follows, before the second leg against Roma.

United’s players have failed in four semi-finals under Solskjaer, three last season and one this campaign.

They know what is at stake, and what disappointment feels like. A draw away at Leeds is small-fry in comparison.

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