Man Utd held to 0-0 draw at Burnley

(AP Photo/Jon Super)

BURNLEY, England (AP) Angel Di Maria's promising debut failed to inspire lackluster Manchester United to a first win of the season on Saturday as Burnley held on for a 0-0 draw in the Premier League.

The Argentina midfielder, signed for a British-record fee of 59.7 million pounds ($99 million) from Real Madrid on Tuesday, played in central midfield and was one of United's best players at Turf Moor before being substituted in the 70th minute.

Di Maria set up United's best two chances of the first half, his raking ball setting up Robin van Persie for a chance that was parried away by goalkeeper Tom Heaton while Juan Mata slipped as he attempted to convert Di Maria's cross.

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