All-Stars 0 Man United 4

Oliveira Anderson

The Ma­jor Lea­gue Soc­cer All-Stars 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 4, Red Bull Arena, Friendly Mat­ch, Ju­ly 27, 2011. Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue Cham­pi­ons Man­chester Uni­ted eased to vic­tory as they de­feated The Ma­jor Lea­gue Soc­cer All-Stars 4-0 in New Jer­sey. For­mer Man­chester Uni­ted mid­fielder Da­vid Beck­ham played all ninety min­utes of the friendly en­counter for the All-Stars and the Los Angeles Galaxy play­er en­joyed a good mat­ch for the ho­me team. 

The friendly fix­ture ag­ainst Ma­jor Lea­gue Soc­cer All-Stars was un­doubtedly a good work out for Man­chester Uni­ted. Oli­veira An­der­son opened the scor­ing ac­count for Uni­ted when the all-ac­tion mid­field man power­ed the ball pa­st Faryd Mon­drag­on and in­to the bot­tom right-hand cor­ner of the net in the 20th min­ute of the con­test be­fore Ji-Sung Park ad­ded a sec­ond goal shortly be­fore the in­ter­val. And sev­en min­utes fol­low­ing the re­start Man­chester Uni­ted had their third goal as Di­m­it­ar Ber­batov latched onto a long punt for­ward from Way­ne Roo­ney be­fore beat­ing Mon­drag­on. Sub­sti­tute Dan­ny Wel­back then net­ted the fourth goal in the 68th min­ute wi­th an ef­fort from out­side the pen­alty area which took a de­flec­tion off Hou­s­ton Dy­namo de­fender Ge­off Camer­on on its way in­to the net. Un­for­tu­nately, Mex­ico in­ter­na­tion­al Javi­er Her­nandez was ab­sent as the twenty-three-year-old stri­ker had suf­fered con­cus­sion dur­ing train­ing at Red Bull Arena the day be­fore. Ma­jor Lea­gue Soc­cer All Stars Te­am: Faryd Mon­drag­on, Sean Frank­lin, Jam­is­on Olave, Bob­by Con­vey, Tim Ream, Shal­rie Joseph, Da­vid Beck­ham, Brad Dav­is, Omar Cum­mings, Thi­erry Henry, Omar Bravo. Sub­stitutes: Tally Hall, Heath Pe­arce, Matt Be­sler, Ge­off Camer­on, Kyle Beck­er­man, Jack Jews­bury, Ju­an Agude­lo, Corey Ashe, Chris Won­do­lowski, Nick LaB­rocca, Ka­sey Keller. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: An­ders Linde­gaard, Phil Jones, Rio Fer­dinand, Ne­manja Vid­ic, Pat­rice Ev­ra, Ji-Sung Park, Mi­chael Car­rick, Oli­veira An­der­son, Di­m­it­ar Ber­batov, Way­ne Roo­ney, Ash­ley Young. Sub­stitutes: Chris Small­ing, Tom Clev­er­ley, Fe­d­erico Ma­cheda, Fa­bio da Silva, Lu­is Nani, Mi­chael Owen, Dan­ny Wel­beck, Mame Biram Di­ouf, Ben Amos.

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