Louis van Gaal reflects on Manchester United’s draw v Aston Villa

Angry Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is not happy with his side’s draw with Aston Villa away from home in the Premier League.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has admitted his frustration at his side’s failure to win against Aston Villa on Saturday.

The Red Devils headed into the Premier League clash at Villa Park having won their last six matches in the league.

However, United had to settle for a draw with the Villans and actually had to come from behind to pick up a point.

Christian Benteke put Villa in the lead with a superb strike in the 18th minute, but Radamel Falcao headed in the equaliser in the opening minutes of the second half.

Villa went down to 10 men following the sending-off of Gabriel Agbonlahor, but United could not make the most of their numerical advantage.

"Very frustrating,” BBC Sport quotes Van Gaal as saying. “I think we gave two points away. We did not start well enough and because of that they could score a goal. We kept the ball well in the first half but we did nothing with the ball.

“In the second half we were better but not as effective as usual. But that is football, sometimes you cannot force that…

”I’m disappointed because also in the first half we were the better team and when that's the case you have to win. But we know that in our first seven games we were also the better team but we did not win many times.”

United are currently third in the Premier League table with 32 points from 17 matches.

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