Mata linked up with Lingard for ManU second goal against West Bromwich (1-2). The Spaniard, who has assisted three times in the last four games, completed a remarkable performance.
Juan Mata was once again the protagonist in United’s victory. The Spaniard participated in the build up of the two goals for ManU against West Brom (1-2). In the 0-2, scored by Lingard (minute 35), Juan assisted after controlling the ball with quality in the edge of the local´s area. Lukaku, in the 27th, had netted the 0-1.
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With his pass to Lingard, United´s number ‘8’ continues his assisting streak. He has assisted three times in the last four matches. Gareth Barry narrowed the score in the 77th minute, but United held on for 1-2. Mata was one of the best players on The Hawthorns pitch, especially in the first half. Juan’s activity connecting the midfield and the strikers helped the Red Devils to dominate in important phases of the game.
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This result, 1-2, against West Brom means the third consecutive win for ManU as visitors in Premier. Mourinho´s men of remain as the main pursuer of Manchester City in the table. Now they must put the league aside to focus on Wednesday’s game against Bristol City in the Carabao Cup.