Juan Mata’s United begin the Premier this Sunday against Bournemouth (13.30 Local time). Juan returns to a competition in which he has played 51 consecutive games and has consolidated himself as an offensive reference for the Red Devils (six goals and 53 generated occasions last season).
This Sunday at Vitality Stadium Man United starts Season 2016-17 at Bournemouth’s stadium (13.30 local hour). Juan Mata and his teammates will look for a win against a dangerous team and a stadium that wasn’t good for them last season. A defeat and a win against Bournemouth. At Old Trafford, Juan participated in an excellent goal that gave the triumph to the Red Devils (3-1).
The return of the Premier League means a reencounter between Mata and a tournament in which he consolidated himself as an attacking reference last year. He ended up the season with 6 goals and 53 generated occasions (more than anyone in the team). His passing accuracy (89%) and shot efficiency (58%) were also to be highlighted.
On the other hand, Juan maintains a certain regularity with United. He has participated in 51 consecutive Premier matches (38 from the 2015-16 and the last 13 of the 2014-15). In all those games, he has scored 10 goals and gave 7 assists. He hasn’t missed a match since 11th February 2015. Only Kane, Morgan, Fabianski and Giroud have a better rating in the English competition.