Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has taken to Twitter to praise team-mate Juan Mata on a match-winning performance, with two stunning finishes, that sealed the incredible victory against Liverpool on Sunday afternoon.
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But despite the triumph, Rooney is frustrated with himself for denying Mata the opportunity to grab an Anfield hat-trick by taking the penalty awarded to the Red Devils in the final few moments – which was saved by Reds stopper Simon Mignolet.
Very happy tonight. Fans were amazing. @juanmata8 great goals. Should of let him take penalty. And the United fan in the kop. Brilliant
— Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) March 22, 2015