While Ciaran Clark and Paul Dummett came out of the encounter with some praise – Joelinton, Jonjo Shelvey and Jeff Hendrick did not.
A point, a place moved up in the Premier League, but was it really enough? Here’s every one of the 13 players used in the 0-0 bore draw in the Midlands rated...
1. Martin Dubravka - 6
Very vocal through the game, made an important first-half save from Diagne.
Photo: Stu Forster
2. Emil Krafth - 4
Passed a late fitness test after suffering a shin injury the previous weekend, had a nervous, edgy game.
Photo: NICK POTTS
3. Jamaal Lascelles - 6
Steady performance in the heart of United's defence, good understanding with Clark.
4. Ciaran Clark - 7
Solid defensively, put a second-half header from a corner over the bar.
Photo: Michael Steele