Juan Mata is decisive in the clash against City scoring a great goal (1-0). Since his ManU debut, only Rooney has played a part in more United goals than him. West Ham will be the rival in the last eight of the EFL Cup.
Juan Mata was responsible for United qualification for the next round of the EFL Cup as the number 8 scored the only goal of the derby. Juan beat Caballero with a low strike in the 54 minute and secured a slot for the next round where United will face West Ham.
Juan played his 100th appearance in the line-up with the Red Devils. A special number that the Spaniard celebrated scoring the decisive goal. Mata enjoys the English cups. In all the competitions, Community Shield, FA Cup and EFL Cup, has a total 16 goals and 14 assists.
Since his #MUFC debut, only Wayne Rooney (58) has played a part in more United goals than Juan Mata. ?⚽️? pic.twitter.com/FlIAPlsNK4
— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) 26 de octubre de 2016
After the game Mata was interviewed on the United channel and his performance was also recognized on the Club’s Twitter account, where the fans chose him as Man of the Match. By the end of February, ManU and West Ham will play for a place in the semi-finals of the EFL Cup at Old Trafford.
He got the all-important winning goal, and @JuanMata8 is tonight’s #MUFC Man of the Match! pic.twitter.com/AnAgixxEbP
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) 26 de octubre de 2016