Kitchee 2 Manchester U 5
Kitchee SC 2 Manchester United 5, Hong Kong Stadium, Friendly Match, July 29, 2013. Manchester United rounded off their tour of the Far East and Australia with a 5-2 win over Kitchee. Danny Welbeck, Chris Smalling, Fabio, Adnan Januzaj and Jesse Lingard all scored a goal each for United, while Lam Ka Wai and Alex Tayo Akande netted for the hosts.
According to David Moyes, the friendly matches against a Singha All-Star Eleven, The Australian League All-Stars, Yokohama F-Marinos, Cerezo Osaka, and Kitchee during pre-season tour of Far East Asia and Australia had all been excellent workouts and he was quite confident that his team would be among the Premier League title contenders even without new signings. David Moyes: “This is a squad that finished eleven points clear at the top of the Premier League last season so I am confident in the squad. But even without additions this squad will be tough opponents for any team, they will be looking at Manchester United. We know that we will be challenged by everybody, every game we play.” Kitchee Team: Wang Zhenpeng, Fernando Recio, Dani Cancela, Siu-Kei Chu, Zesh Rehman, Juan Belencoso, Lam-Ka Wai, Christian Annan, Huang Yang, Tsang Kam To, Alex Alkande. Substitutes: Matthew Thomas Lam, Gao Wen, To Hon To, Cheung Kin Fung, Quankun Liu, Chi Hau Tsang, Chan Man Fai, Jordi Tarres, Xu Deshai , Cheng Chin Lung, Guo Jianqiao. Manchester United Team: Ben Amos, Patrice Evra, Chris Smalling, Fabio da Silva, Michael Keane, Ashley Young, Tom Cleverley, Michael Carrick, Oliveira Anderson, Wilfried Zaha. Substitutes: Rafael da Silva, Phil Jones, Rio Ferdinand, Ryan Giggs, Robin van Persie, Alex Buttner, Jesse Lingard, Adnan Januzaj, Anders Lindegaard.