Juan faces Bournemouth this Saturday, the team against he scored his first goal of the season. That goal, in the opening day of the Premier, was the first for United in the competition.
Manchester United and Bournemouth will play on Saturday at Old Trafford (12:30). The tie should serve for the Red Devils to consolidate their great moment. Champions of the EFL Cup last Sunday, Juan Mata and his teammates fight for the top positions of the Premier while still alive in the Europa League and FA Cup.
The decisive stage of the season is approaching, and in it Juan is one of the key players for ManU. He has been protagonist since the beginning of the season, and literally. United’s first goal in this Premier was his. The rival was, precisely, Bournemouth. On the opening day of the competition, on August 14, Mata scored the 0-1. It was a goal, somewhat, in which the Spaniard exhibited the ambition and determination that have accompanied him to date. The game ended with a victory 1-3.
That was Juan first decisive action this season. So far, the Asturian has scored nine goals and assisted five times. Only Ibrahimovic has scored more goals than he has in the ManU squad.