United player ratings: Januzaj and Van Persie struggle, Di Maria shines again

Manchester United

We rate Manchester United's team which played against West Bromwich Albion in the 2-2 draw last night.

David De Gea - 6

The Spaniard had very little chance with either goal which West Bromwich Albion scored. Otherwise a quiet evening.

Rafael - 5

At fault for Baggies second goal of the night, as he got caught too far behind his own defensive line. Better going forward, but that was a costly mistake. 

Phil Jones - 6

Probably the pick of Manchester United's defenders on the night. A solid, if not spectacular display.

Marcos Rojo - 5

An ordinary display for Rojo. Although he was not directly at fault for either goal, he looked uncomfortable throughout. 

Luke Shaw - 5 

Still adapting to the United way of playing and clearly needs time given his age. This wasn't his finest display, though, with his passing being particularly erratic. 

Daley Blind - 7

A very well taken goal added to a decent overall performance. He had to do much of United's defensive work in midfield himself, but stepped up to help his team.

Ander Herrera - 5

May have been struggling with injury, but this was his worst performance in a United shirt to date. Replaced at half-time.

Juan Mata - 5

Struggled to make an impact in the heart of United's midfield. His passing-range was off and he created very little. 

Adnan Januzaj - 5 

Given his big opportunity by Louis Van Gaal, he was virtually anonymous on the right-hand side. This won't have convinced the Dutchman to keep him in the starting line-up ahead of the higher-profile stars.

Angel Di Maria - 7

Another eye-catching display for Di Maria, who was probably the pick of United's players on the night. His delivery is a major threat and he has adapted to English football instantaneously. 

Robin Van Persie - 5

Another poor display from the Dutchman. His movement was non-existent and he posed very little threat. His position in the starting line-up must be under threat.

Substitutes:

Marouane Fellaini - 7

Made a good impact after coming off the bench and his goal was nothing short of spectacular. 

Radamel Falcao - 6

More of a threat that Van Persie, despite getting far fewer on the pitch. Should be included from the start in the Red Devils' next fixture.

Ashley Young - N/A

Not on long enough to have an impact on the pitch. 

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