Menu

(Tweet) Man United skipper Wayne Rooney congratulates Juan Mata, but laments decision to take penalty

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.

SEE MORE:
Manchester United news
Manchester United player ratings vs Liverpool: Juan takes Matas into his own hands
Manchester United 2-1 Liverpool highlights: Gerrard sent off after 40 seconds and Mata brace bags vital win at Anfield

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.

More Stories Liverpool FC Manchester United FC