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Phil­adelphia Uni­on 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 1, Lin­coln Fin­an­cial Field, Friendly Mat­ch, Ju­ly 21, 2010. Gab­riel Ober­tan earned high praise from Man­chester Uni­ted boss Sir Al­ex Fer­guson for his ef­forts in the ga­me ag­ainst Ma­jor Lea­gue Soccer´s Phil­adelphia Union. 

Gab­riel Ober­tan re­gistered his fir­st goal for Man­chester Uni­ted as Sir Al­ex Ferguson’s te­am be­at Phil­adelphia Uni­on by 1-0 at Lin­coln Fin­an­cial Field in the sec­ond mat­ch of their pre-sea­son tour of Amer­ica. Sir Al­ex Fer­guson: “Goals al­ways help play­ers of course, and when they are for­wards in par­tic­u­lar. There is a goal in Gab­riel Ober­tan, there is no ques­tion of that. The best as­pect of his goal was his run, the tim­ing of his run and the tim­ing of the pass and the weight of the pass. It made it a really good goal. He has taken it well.” Phil­adelphia Uni­on Te­am: Brad Knighton, Mi­chael Orozco Fisc­al, Cris­ti­an Ar­ri­eta, Dan­ny Cal­iff, Jor­dan Har­vey, Eduardo Coudet, Stefani Migli­or­an­zi, Fred, Ale­jandro Moreno, Dan­ny Mwanga, Se­bas­tien Le Toux. Sub­stitutes: Kyle Na­kaza­wa, Jack McIn­er­ney, An­drew Jac­ob­son Nick Zi­m­mer­man, Mar­tin Rivas, Amobi Ok­ugo, Bri­an Perk. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: To­masz Kusz­czak, John O’Shea, Wes Bro­wn, Jon­ny Evans, Fa­bio, Gab­riel Ober­tan, Tom Clev­er­ley, Paul Scho­les, Ry­an Gig­gs, Dan­ny Wel­beck, Fe­d­erico Ma­cheda. Sub­stitutes: Di­m­it­ar Ber­batov, Ra­fael, Chris Small­ing, Corry Evans, Dar­ren Fletch­er, Ritch­ie De Laet, Ben Amos.


Gabriel Obertan Quickfacts

Gab­riel Ober­tan was han­ded his fir­st te­am de­but for Man­chester Uni­ted by Sir Al­ex Fer­guson in a 2-0 Lea­gue Cup Fourth Ro­und vic­tory over Barns­ley at Oak­well on the 27 of Oct­ober 2009.


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