Manchester United hosts Southampton this Friday at Old Trafford. Juan Mata, with 52 consecutive games played in the Premier League will try to be the focus against a team that knows of his quality from previous encounters.
Juan Mata´s Manchester United faces Southampton this Friday (20:00 local time), in what will be their league debut at Old Trafford in the 2016/17 Premier League. Juan has participated in the last 52 games of United and his team-mates will try to continue with the great start to the season that are showing. A start to the season with a title, the Community Shield, and a convincing win to Bournemouth.
Top work, Juan! #MUFC pic.twitter.com/A3HWDmsi87
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) 15 de agosto de 2016
Mata has started the tournament in a very good way, with a goal, and his streak of games in the competition has not gone unnoticed for his club. ManU, through differents channels –including its website-, has recognized the merit of the Asturian player.
Within those 52 games, United´s rival on Friday has already suffered Juan´s talent Click To Tweet. Less than a year ago, in September 2015, a goal and an assist from Mata balanced the victory (2-3) for the Red Devils in Southampton. That was the famous match where Mata scored after 45 touches.
In his first months at United, Juan also left his mark to Southampton. Against them scored one of the best goals he has netted as Red Devil. A beautiful free kick that the goalkeeper could only follow with his eyes.