Unexpected defeat against West Brom

United lost 0-1 at Old Trafford. A very active Juan Mata created danger for United, that had several chances. This week, the Red Devils will face Bournemouth (Wednesday) and Tottenham (Saturday, FA Cup Semifinal).

Manchester United lost at Old Trafford against West Bromwich (0-1), although they remain at the second position in the table. A goal from Jay Rodriguez on the 73′ made the difference in a match in which the vast majority of the chances were for the Red Devils. Foster, the visitor’s goalkeeper, performed quite well.

Juan Mata was a starter, as in the majority of League matches, and played the whole match. He was one of the most active players in the squad. He made 4 key passes and 6 crosses. He made two shots over West Brom’s goal and had 88% of passing accuracy. One of his passes, with 0-0 on the score, could have become a goal from Lukaku, but Foster made a good save.

This defeat increases the importance of the next League match, against Bournemouth. The week 35 game must serve the team to remain on second position and, apart from this, getting in good shape to the FA Cup Semifinal. Saturday 21, Tottenham at Wembley.

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