Since January 2014, the Spaniard has had 25 decisive offensive actions (goal or assist). In the statistics, the penalties are not included. Wayne Rooney with 24 is second on the list.
Juan Mata outstanding performance with Manchester United, causes these stunning statistics, showing the importance of the Spanish player in his current team. Juan goal to Swansea before the international break was his goal action (goal or assist) number 25 in the Premier League since his arrival to United in January 2014. This amount of goals and assists does not include the penalties, nor the goals scored in other competitions.
Since Juan´s arrival, not a single player has been more productive than him. The second on the list is Wayne Rooney with 24 decisive actions. The actions are divided up in 15 goals and 10 assists. This outstanding credentials have earned him the return to the National Team, and with an important role.
Liverpool, this Saturday rival at Old Trafford (17:30 local time), knows well what Mata is capable of. Last year he scored three goals and one assist in the two Premier League ties. One of them, the best United goal of the season (voted by fans).