David de Gea told his Manchester United teammates that a point against Chelsea isn’t good enough if they’re to satisfy their ambitions of winning the Premier League.
United continued their run of dour games against their big six rivals with a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge — they haven’t scored from open play in the Premier League against one of those sides since last March.
That approach has been enough for a point against Chelsea (twice), Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal so far this season, and while De Gea accepted a point was a fair result against the Blues, he knows it isn’t enough in the long run.
“I think it was [the right result], we didn’t have many chances, we didn’t create much,” he told MUTV.
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“I think both teams defended really well, there weren’t many chances, the draw was fine, but if we want to win trophies we have to beat these teams.”
United’s next league challenge is away at Crystal Palace on Wednesday night.
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