Three points to stay in the fight

Manchester United won Crystal Palace at Old Trafford (2-0). Juan Mata started the game and help creating danger in attack. United is just one point adrift the fourth place and two points ahead of the third. Next rival, Everton on Saturday at the FA Cup (17:15 pm).

United gets closer to the fourth place after beating Crystal Palace at Old Trafford (2-0). Juan Mata was in the line-up and continues his personal record. The Spaniard has played 34 games for United in the Premier. Besides, he is at a great form. Against Pardew´s side was very proactive and created some danger.

Amongst them, two beautifully played combinations with Valencia and Martial that nearly finds the back of the net and a great shot that Speroni saved after a fantastic intervention. Juan finished the game with a superb pass accuracy 79/83 (38/41 in attack).

United´s victory leaves them one point behind Arsenal, fourth (with a game in hand), and two points away from City, third. A situation that brings optimism to the team before facing the semifinal of the FA Cup against Everton at Wembley (Saturday at 17:15 pm).

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