Juan Mata does his best Francis Coquelin impression for Manchester United

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Manchester United became the fifth Premier League team of the weekend to have a man sent off after Juan Mata received his marching orders for two bookable offenses against West Brom.

Widely considered to be the nicest man in the world, it is hard to believe the soft-faced Spaniard is feeling anything other than terrible right now.

He followed Francis Coquelin, Kevin Mirallas, Jose Fonte and James Milner in receiving his marching orders after Mike Dean showed him two yellow cards in the space of two minutes.

The first came after he stopped West Brom taking a free-kick, which was silly but the second seemed even sillier. With former Red Devils star Darren Fletcher dribbling past, Mata attempted to blast the ball away and completely missed.

Unluckily, he hit Fletcher square in the shin and sent the Scotsman flying. Now he has the bath all to himself.

Manchester United face a struggle to come away from the Hawthorns with all three points but can solace in the fact that all four Premier League teams – Arsenal, Everton, Southampton and Liverpool – have managed to score after going down to 10 men.

While Louis van Gaal administers the half-time team talk, you can take a look at the very best reaction on Twitter.

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