Reds lacked rhythm
Ryan Giggs says the players left Old Trafford equally as frustrated as the fans after drawing a blank in their Champions League opener against Rangers.
The Reds were unable to find a way past a dogged Rangers side whose primary focus was on keeping Sir Alex's men at bay. In the end, it proved highly effective as a below par United were forced to settle for a point.
"It was a frustrating night," Giggs toldMUTV. "Rangers got everyone behind the ball and it was up to us to break them down, but we didn't manage to do that.
"We couldn't get our rhythm going in the first half and we were giving the ball away. It's tough when teams get ten men behind the ball - we've usually found a way past in the end, but tonight we just didn't have that bit of quality in the final third."
Sir Alex made ten changes to the side that drew at Everton at the weekend, but Giggs insists the incoming personnel were more than capable of securing a win.
"We can't use that [the changes] as an excuse," he added. "The players who were out there are all internationals and all good players. In the end we just fell short in creating chances."