Pictures: Tottenham 0-0 Man Utd – Poor finishing from United

by Richard Laverty

Manchester United missed several fantastic chances to wrap up three points against Totteham Hotspur during a frustrating afternoon.

Louis van Gaal‘s side tired later on and could have lost in the end but a positive first half was where United threw the game away.

Robin van Persie inexplicably tried to take an extra touch when faced with Hugo Lloris whilst Juan Mata‘s free-kick hit the post before the rebound was scrambled away.

Phil Jones had a goal disallowed before both Mata and van Persie blazed over from close range in the second half. On another day it could have been a very different outcome but United will go again against Stoke on New Year’s Day.

Here’s a selection of the best images from White Hart Lane:

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