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Man Utd midfielder Mata: De Gea inspired by new haircut!

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata is delighted for David De Gea over his penalty heroics in victory against Everton.

Mata was full of praise for his Spanish team-mate - and hinted the 23-year-old keeper's new haircut had brought him luck.

Mata said: "What an important win this weekend against Everton.

"And for many reasons. It is one more consecutive victory in Old Trafford. It means three points to climb to the top four of the table.

"Winning is the best possible way to face an international break, and many other things.

"It was a key game but we know there is still a long way ahead. Because we won the match but once again we suffered until the last minute, and perhaps we should have controlled the game better.

"We took the lead thanks to Angel and then David started his amazing performance. First he saved Baines' penalty.

"In the second half they tied the game and later on Radamel scored.

"And then David did several extraordinary saves to keep the three points at home. What a superb performance! It seems his new haircut brought him luck."

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