Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick put the blame on the players for dropping points against Watford on Saturday evening.
The Red Devils squandered numerous chances as their top-four ambitions took a knock with the side now sitting two points above Arsenal, who have three games in hand.
The German tactician says there was more than enough chances for United to secure maxium points against the Hornets.
"Our job as coaches is to help the team to create enough chances," the interim manager told BBC Sport.
"The number of clear chances we had today had to be enough to win a game like this.
"We did everything apart from score. It's hard to take that result. In the end, if you miss that many chances it is difficult to win the game. We were in full control for almost the whole game, we didn't allow them hardly any counter attacks.
"We need to be sharper in front of goal, you can hardly create more chances than we did today. In the end it is a very frustrating afternoon.
"Had anyone told me that we would create that many clear chances I would have said 'yes, that is enough for us to score one of two goals at least'. But we didn't."
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