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De Gea pinpoints what Man Utd lacked in draw against Chelsea

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The Red Devils have been a formidable force in front of goal this season, but their attack wasn’t quite clicking at Stamford Bridge.

David de Gea feels Manchester United lacked the “last pass” in the goalless draw against Chelsea on Sunday night.

Manchester United did little to trouble the opposition defence as they struggled to create clear-cut chances to score and had just four attempts on target all match.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side ended up dropping two crucial points in the title race and increasing their deficit to 12 points against leaders Manchester City.

The Red Devils were previously backed to win their first Premier League in the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era this season but that now seems improbable.

“I think that the draw is fine, but if we want to do something good and we want to win trophies and win the league, we have to beat these teams,” De Gea told MUTV.

“We didn’t have many chances; we didn’t create too much. I think the last pass was what we missed today. We created good counter-attacks, but at the end, the last pass wasn’t the best option, but at least we defended really well today.

“They didn’t have many chances. They had a couple of chances, but the team was strong today. We gave everything today but it wasn’t enough, to be honest.”