Juan Mata celebrates after scoring against Juventus.

Mata wins November Goal of the Month award

Juan Mata's sublime free-kick against Juventus in the UEFA Champions League has been chosen as Manchester United's Goal of the Month for November 2018.

The Spaniard curled home an exquisite effort to put United level in Turin en route to a famous 2-1 victory and was a clear winner in our poll, racking up 70 per cent of the votes.

Your November Goal of the MonthVideo

Anthony Martial, who scooped the award in October following his strike against Everton, was second behind Mata with 11 per cent, while youngster Mason Greenwood completed the top three after netting for the Under-19s against Young Boys in the UEFA Youth League.

Check out the full result from the November vote below...
Player Team Opponents Vote %
Juan Mata First team Juventus 70
Anthony Martial First team Bournemouth 11
Mason Greenwood U19s Young Boys 5
Mollie Green Women's Crystal Palace 4
Marcus Rashford First team Bournemouth 4
Katie Zelem Women's Millwall 3
Mason Greenwood U18s Norwich 2
Arnau Puigmal U18s Norwich 1

Mata is the fourth recipient of the award so far this season, following in the footsteps of Martial, Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw. It's the first time our no.8 has picked up the trophy since doing so for his thumping finish against Leicester City in September 2016.

Congratulations, Juan! There certainly were some superb contenders to choose from this month — why not take another look?

November's Goal of the Month nomineesVideo

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