ManU beat Crystal Palace (2-3) after coming back from a 2-0 on the score. The Asturian came on the pitch with the 2-1 and gave a shake up to the Red Devils attack. United holds the second place day before playing against Liverpool, third on the table.
Matic stunning winner in the 90 minute gave United an important victory in their visit to Crystal Palace (2-3), in the gameweek 29 of the Premier. The London club were 2-0 up (Townsend and Van Aanholt). Smalling closed the goal difference in the 55 minute, just before Mata came on the pitch (67 min).
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With the Spaniard on the pitch, who scored against Crystal Palace in the first leg, Lukaku made the equaliser (76 min). Hennessey denied Mata from score the third with a fantastic save after Rashford cross. Mata’s contribution helped United score the winner when everything seemed set up for a draw. The Spanish player had an 85% pass accuracy, two of those were ‘key’.
G Neville on Juan Mata: “Mata made a massive difference to United. When he came on tonight, he’s the one that can slow it down, connect things and link everything together. He was the one that controlled the ball in the box.” #mufc
— United Report (@ManUtdReport_) 5 de marzo de 2018
The victory helps United to secure the second place on the table, two points above Liverpool. In fact, Klopp’s team is the next challenge at Old Trafford this Saturday. It will be just before the last 16 second leg against Sevilla (13 Mar). The important games of the season are just round the corner for Juan Mata.
Manchester United are now the first team ever in the Premier League to beat Crystal Palace after going 2-0 down to them.
Fantastic comeback. pic.twitter.com/3ZuhcMvgQy
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) 5 de marzo de 2018