Since August 2011 Juan Mata is the player that has scored more goals from free-kick in the English competition, 8 in total. Manchester United and Chelsea have enjoyed his precision. He even explain his method in his YouTube channel.
A brilliant free kick from Juan Mata launched Man U to a tremendous win (3-2) that seemed impossible in the first half. In the Premier League, nobody has scored more free kicks than Mata since the Asturian came to the competition.
Manchester United player participated through a video organized by Banco Santander named: “Football as an engine for social development”. The Common Goal movement was one of the main parts of the dialogue.
Manchester United was booted in the Carabao Cup after a long round of penalties that qualified Derby County. Juan Mata opened the score, but the ‘red devils’, who played 25 minutes with 10 players, failed to secure the qualifying, lost on penalties.