Wayne Rooney: Man United need to turn draws into wins
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney urges the Red Devils to start turning draws into wins ahead of the festive period
Wayne Rooney has admitted Manchester United need to start turning draws into victories after a 2-2 stalemate with Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane.
The 28-year-old drew the Red Devils level on two occasions in north London on Sunday after Kyle Walker and Paulinho had put the hosts ahead either side of half-time.
However, Arsenal’s 3-0 win at Cardiff, who drew 2-2 with United last weekend, means the reigning champions are nine points behind the leaders.
And Rooney recognised the Red Devils could ill-afford to fall any further behind their title rivals if United want to retain their top-flight crown.
“We’re on a good run in the minute but we need to turn some of those drawns into wins,” Rooney said.
“Today it was a difficult game, Tottenham away. A point is probably a good result, a good point.
“But it’s the other games where we need to turn those one points into three and it would make a massive difference for us.”