Juan took part of two of the four goals scored by United against Newcastle. He assisted Lukaku in the definitive 4-1. He received a wild cheer from the crowd as he was substituted.
Manchester United returned to the competition after the National team break and performed well. United won 4-1 against Newcastle with Juan Mata as a protagonist in two of the goals. The match got complicated after Gayle’s 0-1, but Martial and Smalling resoled the match before half time. On the second half, Pogba and Lukaku solved the match.
RESUMEN: Manchester United vs Newcastle | 18/11/2017 | Premier League by footbie.com
Juan, who has been lucky against Newcastle, was part of the starting eleven and performed well until his substitution for Ander Herrera. He moved throughout all the attacking area, he performed physically well and collaborated on the 3-1 and the 4-1. He was part of Pogba’s goal and, on the 71′, he assisted Lukaku in a wonderful combination with the Belgian player.
Juan Mata’s game by numbers vs. Newcastle:
2 chances created
90% pass accuracy
100% dribbles completed
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Old Trafford applauded United’s number 8 when he abandoned the pitch. These three points and their performance against Newcastle generate an optimism feeling in United as they are focused on the Champions, this Wednesday against Basel.