Premier League, Manchester United drop more points: Records brokenLast updated on Mar 04, 2021, 11:12 am
Manchester United dropped crucial points in the Premier League once again after playing out a 0-0 draw against Crystal Palace.
With this result, the gap between leaders Manchester City and second-placed United has increased to 14 points.
The only respite for United was that of Leicester City and Aston Villa dropping points.
Here are the records broken.
Solskjaer concerned about United's recent form
This was the third successive 0-0 draw for United in all competitions.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels his side needs to find the spark.
"Of course it's a concern. When you have three clean sheets in a row, that will help you win games - but we haven't produced the quality," he said.
"We just have to find a spark again."
How did the match pan out?
United dominated possession but struggled to create many meaningful chances.
Nemanja Matic went the closest in the first half when he forced Vicente Guaita into a decent save.
That was United's only shot on target.
Palace were focused and highly determined. They were in shape and didn't allow United to breathe.
United goalie Dean Henderson denied Palace a winner late on.
Notable records scripted by United
Manchester United are the fifth English top-flight side to remain unbeaten in their first 14 away league matches of a season, after Leeds United in 1973-74, Liverpool in 1987-88 and Arsenal in both 2001-02 and 2003-04.
United's Bruno Fernandes has now gone unbeaten in his first 21 away Premier League matches with United.
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The case of 0-0 draws for United and Palace
This was Manchester United's sixth goalless Premier League draw of the season. As per Opta, it's their joint most in a campaign, along with 2004-05 and 2016-17. Meanwhile, Crystal Palace have now drawn back-to-back Premier League games 0-0 for the first time since December 2017.