LVG: Manchester United “can say nothing anymore” after wasteful draw

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Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal was at a loss after Saturday’s 0-0 draw with West Ham at Old Trafford.

His Red Devils had just one shot on target on 21 shots at goal, the fourth-highest total in a match with one on target in Premier League history (Get all that? It’s a hard stat to qualify, yet telling).

[ MATCH RECAP: Man Utd 0-0 West Ham ]

His critics can’t blame the effort, but they can scratch their heads at the lack of finish. LVG sure is.

From the BBC:

“The most important thing is you dominate, create and you finish. Football is scoring goals. The first two basic aspects of football we have done. When you don’t finish from a meter in front of an empty goal you can say nothing anymore.”

Anthony Martial created and missed several glorious chances, while Jesse Lingard also failed to convert a solid opportunity. Marouane Fellaini was the lone Red Devil to put a shot on frame.

The Red Devils just didn’t finish, and West Ham can feel fortunate to have their point (though they missed some good chances themselves).