Mar 29, 2014 at 12.45pm UK at ​Old Trafford
Man UtdManchester United
Aston Villa
Rooney (19', 45' pen.), Mata (56'), Hernandez (90')
Rafael (12'), Buttner (16')
FT(HT: 2-1)
Westwood (12')
Bacuna (45'), Bertand (63'), Clark (87'), Lowton (90')

Juan Mata hails Wayne Rooney impact

Wayne Rooney of Manchester United scores his team's second goal from a penalty kick during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on March 29, 2014
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Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata says that he is enjoying playing with Wayne Rooney.

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has praised Wayne Rooney following his side's 4-1 win against Aston Villa.

The England international scored twice at Old Trafford to take his tally this season to 17 goals, and Mata has been impressed with his recent form.

"He's doing very well for us, scores almost every game and is so passionate about playing for this club," he told MUTV. "I'm very happy for him and hopefully he can keep scoring until the end of the season.

"I really enjoyed linking up with him as we had spaces to play between their lines. I really like to play with him because he is top striker - he does."

Rooney is third in the all-time list of Manchester United's top scorers with 214 goals.

Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring against Manchester City on January 08, 2012.
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