Manchester United's record signing stood out on his debut.
Here are three notable stats from his debut:
1) Mata made more passes for United that entered the final third of the pitch, than he did in any game for Chelsea this season.
|Name||Match||Matchday||Pos||Final Third Entries||Mins|
|Juan Mata||Man Utd vs Cardiff||23||MF||13||85|
|Juan Mata||Chelsea vs Southampton||13||MF||10||90|
|Juan Mata||Norwich vs Chelsea||07||MF||10||81|
|Juan Mata||Newcastle vs Chelsea||10||MF||9||62|
|Juan Mata||Stoke vs Chelsea||15||MF||8||90|
2) Mata averaged an assist every 417 minutes played for Chelsea this season. It's early days, but for United it's one in the only 85 minutes he has played.
|At Chelsea||Mins / Goal Assist||Apps||Mins|
|At United||mins / Goal Assist||Apps||Mins|
3) Mata's performance for United was the only game this season he has played in, in which he has won 100% of his tackles, made more than 40 accurate passes, and provided more than one key pass from a set piece.
|Player||Match||Matchday||Tackle success rate %||Key Pass Setplay||Accurate Pass||Mins|
|Juan Mata||Man Utd vs Cardiff||23||100.00||2||45||85|
|Juan Mata||Stoke vs Chelsea||15||50.00||1||63||90|
|Juan Mata||Chelsea vs Southampton||13||100.00||1||41||90|
|Juan Mata||Chelsea vs Crystal Palace||16||100.00||0||48||62|
|Juan Mata||Sunderland vs Chelsea||14||100.00||0||52||81|
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