Mata scored the first goal in United victory 4-0 over Crystal Palace and celebrated his 200 appearance with a great performance. “I’ve been trying to score my first goal of the season and I did today and I’m very happy,” said Juan.
Juan opened his goal tally this season with a fantastic performance both from the team and personally. United swept aside Crystal Palace 4-0 and left a few brilliant actions. For example, the action that ended in Mata’s goal. Rashford, in the 3rd minute, dribbled past the defender and crossed the ball from the left for Mata to score with his left foot after a brilliant effort beating Hennessey.
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Against Palace, Juan reached his 200 appearance in the Premier, and celebrated the record with outstanding numbers. 91% pass accuracy, created three chances and show some of his guile in a few actions. All this provoked the stand to give him an ovation when he was replaced by Ander Herrera in the 77 minutes.
Juan Mata’s record in the Premier League:
200 games ?
46 goals ⚽️
43 assists ?️
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) 30 de septiembre de 2017
Apart from Mata, Fellaini twice and Lukaku also beat Hennessey. ManU arrives to the international break in a great moment. Unbeaten both in the Premier and Champions, and scores many goals in the start of this season. “It obviously helps to score early and it was an important goal because, after the travel to Russia, some players were a bit tired. I’ve been trying to score my first goal of the season and I did today and I’m very happy,” said Juan after the win.
.@JuanMata8 on @Fellaini‘s two-goal display and #MUFC‘s attacking options… pic.twitter.com/pOV8ZJNjwr
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) 30 de septiembre de 2017