According to Opta Analyst, the Brazilian won eight tackles during the game against our rivals at Elland Road. This is the most tackles by a Premier League player in a single game since Kyle Walker-Peters also made eight for Southampton against Fulham on Boxing Day 2020, over two years ago.
United’s no.17 also won Sky Sports’ Man-of-the-Match award. The channel gave a breakdown of why he received the award. Fred not only made eight tackles, he made the most intensive runs in the game with 292, ran 10km in distance, gained possession 11 times, succeeded in 11 duels and mustered eight final-third entries.
Fred regained possession with eight tackles for Man Utd against Leeds today. This is the most by a player in a single Premier League game for over two years.
Kyle Walker-Peters (also 8, for Southampton vs Fulham on Boxing Day 2020) was the last. pic.twitter.com/JVbts1fC39
— Opta Analyst (@OptaAnalyst) February 12, 2023..