Alexis Sanchez set a new record for the amount of times possession was lost by a Manchester United player in a single Premier League game this season in his home debut against Huddersfield Town.
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United ran out 2-0 winners and Sanchez scored their second at Old Trafford on Saturday, tucking home from close range after seeing his initial penalty saved by Jonas Lossl.
The Chile international was a constant threat and looked to make things happen with his direct style of play.
32 - Alexis Sanchez has lost possession of the ball more often today than any Manchester United player has in any Premier League game this season. Loose.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 3, 2018
However, that resulted in him losing the ball more than any other United player has in a single match this term.
7 - No player has been fouled more often in a Premier League game this season than Alexis Sanchez was vs Huddersfield today. Targeted.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 3, 2018