Gary Neville has made note of Juan Mata‘s importance to Manchester United following last weekend’s 2-1 win over Liverpool.
The Spaniard received praise on Monday night for an enterprising cameo against Crystal Palace that helped create space during the closing stages of the game.
And he played an important role against Jurgen Klopp’s side, efficiently threading the ball through the lines to bypass Liverpool’s high press and get the ball to the likes of Marcus Rashford, Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku.
He also spurned two decent chances, but Neville, speaking after the game, noted that the value of the 29-year-old’s performance was unquestionable.
“There’s signs in the last two games that there’s a team there and Juan Mata’s become more important to...
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