Traditionally, Robin van Persie has been handed corner duties, but Mata showed his precision when put to the test in bwin’s Corner Kick Challenge.
The challenge entailed trying to score as many goals as possible from the corner spot in 30 seconds.
Mata endured an indifferent start with his compatriot David De Gea joking: “When do you actually scoring?”
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When do you actually scoring
However, he found his feet and netted four times, and even managed to stroke in two in the furthest goal possible.
The impressive display ensured Mata ended up with 200 points from his round, climbing above team-mates Michael Carrick and De Gea into top spot.
But unfortunately United fans won’t get chance to see Mata in action tonight as he is ineligible to play in the Champions League.
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