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United frustrated after Baggies stalemate

 Manchester United
Manchester United were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw against West Bromwich Albion in their Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon.
  • United 0 West Brom 0
  • Dawson makes 250th app
  • Goalless at the break
  • United enjoy 75% possession
  • Mourinho oversees 11th draw
  • Baggies solidify top-8 spot
Match Summary
Anthony Martial had the best chance of the opening half with a header from point-blank range but somehow headed Jesse Lingard's cross wide from five yards out.
In the second half, despite plenty of possession, the home side were unable to break the deadlock as Tony Pulis' side condemned United to their 11th draw of the Premier League season. 
Full Report
West Bromwich Albion were set up tactically to frustrate Jose Mourinho's depleted starting XI, who looked toothless without Juan Mata, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and world record signing Paul Pogba.
Anthony Martial had the best chance of the opening half with a header from point-blank range but somehow headed Jesse Lingard's cross wide from five yards out.
And it was the Baggies who went onto finish the opening half the stronger, with wingers James McClean and Nacer Chadli forcing the home defence onto the backfoot.
In the second-half, defender Allan Nyom nearly cost the visitors when he presented the ball straight to Marcus Rashford, inside his own area.
The United striker showed superb close control, but was unable to get a find the back of the net and end his 18-match goal drought.
Anthony Martial and Henrikh Mkhitaryan showed some promise with some slick passing, but a wall of white and blue shirts made sure the scoreline remained 0-0.
Martial had another chance moments later when he picked up the ball from about 30 yards out but his fizzing effort went just wide of Ben Fosters post.
A mixture of stunning saves from United youth product Foster and lack of incisiveness from the Red Devils in the final stages of the fixture made it a frustrating afternoon for Mourinho, who's side now remain in fifth place – four points behind rivals City in fourth.