Jose Mourinho rued Manchester United's lack of composure in front of goal
Manchester United dropped two points for the second consecutive week with a 1-1 draw against the Potters at the Britannia Stadium.
It looked as if their unbeaten run was going to end when Juan Mata's 19th minute own-goal put Stoke ahead.
But Wayne Rooney – on for Mata as a substitute – curled home a late free-kick to salvage a draw.
And Mourinho has rued his side's lack of composure in front of goal and also criticised Stoke for what he perceived to be defensive tactics.
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"It was a big game with two teams in the beginning trying to win," he said.
"But after 25 minutes one team tried to win and the other tried to defend, which they did amazingly well.
"They showed great work-rate and did everything to try and stop us. We did everything well expect in front of our target.
"We missed unbelievable chances.
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"We hit the post, the keeper saves, we miss chances and we have another draw.
"We have too many draws for the attacking play we produce.
"Opposition goalkeeper are always amazing against us."
United will be aiming to return to winning ways when they travel to Hull for the second leg of their EFL Cup clash with Hull on Thursday.