Seattle 0 Manchester U 7
Seattle Sounders 0 Manchester United 7, Century Link Field, Friendly Match, July 20, 2011. Manchester United defeated Seattle Sounders 7-0 thanks to a treble by Wayne Rooney and a goal each from Michael Owen, Mame Biram Diouf, Ji-Sung Park, and Gabriel Obertan. The game was the second stop on the club´s summer tour of the United States.
Sir Alex Ferguson had nothing but praise for his Manchester United team after the 7-0 triumph against Seattle Sounders. He also had a lot of good things to say about American soccer fans. Sir Alex Ferguson: “Manchester United had good support tonight. The pleasing thing for me was the number of fans all mixed together. That was like the old days of England and Scotland, when fans could mix together and no trouble. I don’t know if we could ever get back to that, but it was a pleasure to watch that tonight.” Seattle Sounders Team: Kasey Keller, James Riley, Jeff Parke, Patrick Ianni, Leonardo Gonzalez, Mauro Rosales, Osvaldo Alonso, Erik Friberg, Fredy Montero, Alvaro Fernandez, Roger Levesque. Substitutes: Servando Carrasco, David Estrada, Brad Evans, Mike Fucito, Taylor Graham, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, Miguel Montano, Nate Jaqua, Lamar Neagle, Pat Noonan, Zach Scott, Mike Seamon, Michael Tetteh, O´Brian White, Mrisho Ngasa, Terry Boss, Josh Ford. Manchester United Team: Anders Lindegaard, Rafael da Silva, Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra, Oliveira Anderson, Luis Nani, Ryan Giggs, Michael Owen, Federico Macheda, Ashley Young. Substitutes: Wayne Rooney, Jonathan Evans, Fabio da Silva, Phil Jones, Ji-Sung Park, Michael Carrick, Chris Smalling, Danny Welbeck, Mame Biam Diouf, Tom Cleverley, Gabriel Obertan, Benjamin Amos, David de Gea.