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Meet The Manchester United Player Who Have Missed Just One Penalty Since He Joined The Club

Manchester United have seen great penalty takers over the years, players like Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic were all great penalty takers at Manchester United. These players have missed from the penalty spot in some occasions they don't have a higher penalty conversion rate. We'll be meeting the player who missed just one penalty since he joined Manchester United.

Juan Mata is that player who have missed just one penalty kick since he transferred to Manchester United. The Spanish midfielder has played eight penalties for Manchester United and scored seven of those penalties. Juan Mata wasn't a great penalty taker at Chelsea, besides they had players like Frank Lampard and Drogba taking the penalties at that time.

One of his recent penalties came in the Premier League last season after Manchester United faced Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Molinuex Stadium. Juan Mata scored from the penalty spot as Manchester United took the lead. He scored two penalties last season the other was scored against Luton Town in the Carabao Cup where they won 3-0.

Juan Mata have missed just one penalty since he joined Manchester United from Chelsea, his penalty miss came in the Europa League during the 2015/16 season. Manchester United faced FC Midtjylland at Old Trafford, they ended up winning 5-1 with goals from Marcus Rashford, Memphis Depay and Ander Herrera. Juan Mata had the chance to extend Manchester United's lead but missed from the penalty spot.

With the likes of Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo in this Manchester United's squad, it'll be difficult for Juan Mata to be the penalty taker once again.

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