Chivas 3 Manchester United 2

Play­ing the fir­st ha­lf for his for­mer club, Javi­er Her­nandez opened the scor­ing ac­count af­ter just eight min­utes when he put Chiv­as ahead wi­th a mag­ni­fi­cent left footed strike. It took Man­chester Uni­ted on­ly two min­utes to equal­ise, tho­ugh, as for­mer Ful­ham de­fender Chris Small­ing head­ed the vis­it­ing te­am level af­ter meet­ing a dan­ger­ous cor­ner kick from North­ern Ire­land in­ter­na­tion­al Dar­ron Gib­son. But, to the de­light of the Mex­ic­an crowd, Chiv­as re­gained their lead just five min­utes be­fore the break thanks to a goal by Ad­olfo Bautista. Des­pite ex­cit­ing new sign­ing Javi­er Her­nandez swap­ping te­ams at the in­ter­val, the Bar­clays Pre­mier Lea­gue club failed to make their ma­rk on the mat­ch. Chiv­as car­ried the great­er threat through­out most of the en­counter, and the ho­me si­de in­creased their lead af­ter 60 min­utes of play as Hec­tor Reyn­oso head­ed ho­me a cor­ner from Michel Vasquez. The last scor­ing of the friendly mat­ch came in the 80th min­ute of the tie when Lu­is Nani pulled a goal back for Man­chester Uni­ted, ma­king the fi­nal sco­reline read 3-2 in the Mex­ic­an team´s favour.


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