Essential at United

Juan has played the 44 games disputed by ManU in the Premier. No other midfielder has achieved those numbers. Juan is the player with minutes played in all the games. This Sunday, Tottenham (kick off 16 pm) brings him good memories.

Things could work better collectively, but the 2015-16 season is confirming the importance Juan has acquired at Manchester United. Between last year and this season, Mata has disputed 44 consecutive Premier League games. It is the midfielder that has played more consecutive games. Only Kane, Morgan, Fabianski, Giroud and Vardy surpass him in this statistic.

This season, is the only player at United that has played most of the minutes (31 games). A record that, barring the unforeseen, he will continue this week-end. ManU visits Tottenham (16pm local time) and Juan keeps good memories of the London side, neither playing for Chelsea or United has lost against the Spurs.

Among the victories against Tottenham, there are two victories that shine in a special way. The 1-5 in the semifinals of the FA Cup in the 2011-2012 season (Mata scored a goal and assisted two time ) and 2-4 in the Premier in the 2012-13 season (with two beautiful goals and one assist). Those performances are among the best in the career of the Spanish player in the Islands.

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