Manchester United star Scott McTominay absolutely stunned fans with his man of the match performance vs Leeds United and the statistics show it’s not just because of the goals he scored.
The typically defensive midfielder ran riot vs Marcelo Bielsa’s men and handed his side the initiative by scoring a quickfire double.
United started the clash brightly with McTominay twice on the scoresheet within three minutes and after that it was cruise control for the team.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men could have even hit double figures had they been more clinical and it was thanks to McTominay they had the confidence to score six times.
Unfortunately the tenacious Scotsman couldn’t bag a hat-trick but it’s a match he’ll always remember, particularly as he came through the academy.
Scott McTominay vs Leeds:
25 passes completed (86%)
5 clearances made
— 4 headed
4/5 ground duels won
3 chances created
— 2 big chances created
2/3 take-ons completed
A Man of the Match performance. pic.twitter.com/wBH8eWN4d3
— UtdArena (@utdarena) December 20, 2020
The first player to score a brace inside three minutes of a #PL match…
— Premier League (@premierleague) December 20, 2020
The statistics clearly show McTominay was all over the pitch and covered every single blade of grass in what was a high energy game at home.
Neutrals even enjoyed the match because of how end to end it was but for Manchester United, the three points were absolutely crucial.
The win sees Solskjaer’s men climb into third place with a game in hand and they have one of their own to thank in McTominay.
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