Manchester United's Fourth Spot in EPL Pleases Louis van Gaal

Manchester United F.C. defeated Everton 2-1 and manager Louis van Gaal feels the EPL giants are on their way to playing better football than the team did in the recent past.

updated: October 06, 2014 09:38 IST
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Manchester United's Radamel Falcao, center right, shakes hands with manager Louis van Gaal after being substituted during his team's 2-1 English Premier League soccer match win against Everton, at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester.

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Manchester: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes his new-look team can make their presence felt at the top end of the Premier League once they hit top form after a 2-1 win over Everton.

Goals from Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao -- his first for the club -- were just enough to give United a third successive home win that owed much to goalkeeper David de Gea, whose outstanding display included a penalty save from Everton's England international Leighton Baines.

But van Gaal knows his side, now fourth in the table ahead of the international break, can and must do better.

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