Juan Mata was a starter in the match that was determined on extra time (0-1). Against Hull City, Mata reached 54 consecutive games with Man U in the Premier. In the time he spent on the pitch he was the player who recovered more balls.
The third win couldn’t come until extra time. A goal from Rashford after 90 minutes let Juan Mata’s United with three wins in this current Premier League season (0-1 against Hull City). The footballer from Asturias was a starter and was very convincing. He collaborated in defence and was the protagonist when Man United attacked.
Juan keeps on adding consecutive games in the Premier. With today’s, he’s participated in the last 54 United games in the Premier. An spectacular streak that needs to get even bigger. Against Hull, Mata formed a society with Antonio Valencia Click To Tweet The best action from Juan came before half time. He got in the rival box with great ability and the gameplay ended with a shot from Rooney that was rejected on the line.
Con 9 balones, @juanmata8 es el centrocampista con más recuperaciones (solo jugó 70′) del @ManUtd vía @FourFourTwo pic.twitter.com/4AwOxUk3Ko
— ImagoSport (@ImagoSport) 27 de agosto de 2016
Mata got substituted on the 71′ and before leaving he had recovered 9 balls, only overtaken by Daley Blind. Mata demonstrated that he is not only an offensive player for the team.