Van Gaal must guide Man United into the top four.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal claimed that the key reason his side failed to overcome Swansea City was that they ‘forgot to score’.
The Red Devils went 2-1 down to the Swans after taking a lead through Ander Herrera and subsequently dented their top four hopes.
For Van Gaal, the result doesn’t match the performance, with the Dutchman feeling that his team dominated the game with only the end product missing.
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Man United have been winning without necessarily playing well and it seemed their luck ran out in the south of Wales on Saturday.
“Of course you can say we dominated the game but the only thing we could have done more was score more out of the chances we created,” Van Gaal told reporters (via Evening Standard).
“Today we were the unlucky team. I think we created enough chances. We were the dominant side in both halves.
“Conceding so quickly after opening the scoring was important. It was a throw in for Swansea and we should have been more organised. But it was a good goal by Swansea.
“Today we played well – only we forgot to score.”