Mata’s late strike helps Man Utd sink Watford

London: Juan Mata scored the decisive goal in the closing stages of the game as Manchester United claimed a 1-0 win over Watford in their Premier League clash at Old Trafford.

The Spaniard, who was made captain for the first time in the absence of Wayne Rooney, belted home a classic 20-yard free-kick to extend United’s winning run to four games, the Mirror reported.

With the win, United levelled with neighbours Manchester City in the chase for top four places. (ANI)