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Manchester United Player Ratings From Dramatic Draw With Chelsea In Premier League As Van Persie Scores Vital Goal

How the Red Devils rated at Old Trafford.

It was dramatic match at Old Trafford as after trailing for much of the game Manchester United earned a late draw with Chelsea thanks to a Robin van Persie goal.

Here’s how the Red Devils rated.

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1. David de Gea – 7

Made some excellent saves, most notably against Didier Drogba and Eden Hazard, but could nothing about the former’s header that gave the Blues the lead.

2. Rafael – 6

Looked a little frantic at the start and earned a yellow card for a foul on Hazard early on, but looked good going forward again and was bizarrely tasked with marking the striker for corners.

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12. Chris Smalling – 6

Drafted back into the side and looked solid enough, although could not deal with the physicality of Drogba.

5. Marcos Rojo – 4

Not a good display from the Argentine who looks lost as a centre-back and that is just adding to the woes of Louis van Gaal’s men at the bacl.

3. Luke Shaw – 5

Showed at times that he is a real force going forward, but Branislav Ivanovic had the better of the 19-year-old for much of the game.

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