Here's why he was so impressive.
📷 Alex Telles: Match Snapshot
A ⏱️ 5’ If Manchester United were suffering any early nerves, Telles helped them settle as he provided an assist from a corner for Scott McTominay to finish expertly.
He would go on to be a major force at both ends of the field, offering a further shot on target as well as six crosses.
At the back, he was also impressive, winning two of three aerial duels and five of eight other duels attempted.
〽️ Telles: Rating Week-on-Week
Telles is fighting hard for regular game time at Old Trafford and a 8.3 FC Rating should help him out in that regard. He has generally scored well, but this was his best outing since arriving in October.
🗝️ Key Stats
Telles match stats
|FC Rating||8.3||Rank #1|
|Duels won||5||Rank #3|
Telles: What Next?
The challenge for the Brazilian has to be to hold down his place in the side under pressure from Luke Shaw.
There is a quick turnaround, with a match against Burnley on Tuesday, but featuring against Liverpool next weekend is the real prize.