It was not an easy start that he had Lisandro Martinez in the Man Utd but that is already a thing of the past. After a start full of criticism, the Argentine defender has come back to shine for his team to defeat by 1-0 to the Southampton in the framework of date 4 of the premier league. For the second day in a row, licha has been chosen Man of the Match (Man of the match) and showed that he can be important for the resurgence of the Red Devils.
Lysanderwho was highly judged on his arrival in England due to his 1.75 meters tall, fell to his detractors with another great performance. He had already played a very prominent role in last week’s win against Liverpool and he kept up that high level this Saturday against the saints.
“Giant”United wrote in a post with a photo of licha Martinez on his official Spanish Twitter account. A clear message to those who criticized him for his height. In addition, they chose him as a figure on the official website of his club with a 44% of the votesin front of Bruno Fernandes (27%) and Diogo Dalot (6%).
“He was under a lot of pressure after United’s first goal, but he held up well and limited Adams to very little all afternoon.”, pointed the Daily Mailwhich put 8 points to his performance. However, the diary The Sun gave 5 points to his performance on the grounds that “Varane rescued him several times when the centers arrived in the area”.
But the statistics of the match also support the enormous presentation of Lysander in the St. Mary Stadium: played the 90 minutes, he won 100% of duels (5/5), 61 touches, 48 passes, seven clearances and four interceptions. The most striking and remarkable thing: he did not commit any foul despite the fact that it was a very frictional match. He also had a 69% passing rate. and although It was one of the games that was least accurate in the season (69% in passes and 16 lost possessions) it was because he risked enough to push his team out.
According to the numbers optthe former Newell’s defender has been placed as the best of his team in various aspects at the start of the season. He is already the best in recoveries (6.8) and duels won (67%); He is also second in punts in back of Varana (5.3) and third in passing effectiveness (85%).
United took an important victory as a visitor thanks to the goal converted by the Portuguese Bruno Fernandes to the 54 minutes. the brazilian Casemirojust arrived from real Madridmade his debut by entering the 79th minute for the Swede Anthony Elangawhile Cristiano Ronaldo He also had minutes (he entered for Sancho at 67). The Argentinian Alexander Garnacho He was on the substitute bench.
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