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  • Devils on the pitch

    Goal Keepers
       Edwin Van der Sar
       Ben Foster
       Tomasz Kuszczak
       Heaton


    Defenders
       Gary Neville
       Wes Brown
       Rio Ferdinand
       Nimanja Vidic
       Gabriel Heinze
       Patrice Evra
       Gerard Pique
       Jonathan Evans
       Mikael Silvestre
       Phil Bardsley
       Kieran Lee
       Cathcart


    Midfielders
       Paul Scholes
       Ryan Giggs
       Cristiano Ronaldo
       Michael Carrick
       Owen Hargreaves
       Darren Fletcher
       Ji Sung Park
       Nani
       Anderson
       OShea
       Chris Eagles


    Strikers
       Wayne Rooney
       Giuseppe Rossi
       Louis Saha
       Alan Smith
       Ole Gunnar Solskjær
       Dong
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Archive for the ‘Preseason’ Category

Review – Peterborough vs Manchester United

Posted by Sharath Ciddu on August 5, 2007

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Review – Doncaster Rovers vs Manchester United

Posted by Sharath Ciddu on August 3, 2007

Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Manchester United

Gibson 0-1

Sean Evans (no way related to Jonny Evans, who plays as a midfielder) 0-2

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Review – Manchester United vs Inter Milan

Posted by Sharath Ciddu on August 1, 2007

United 2 – 3 Inter
Wayne Rooney 1-0

Suazo 1-1

Zlatan 1-2

Suazo 1-3

Adriano finally gets his scoring touch 2-3

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Review – Guangzhou Pharmaceutical vs Manchester United

Posted by Sharath Ciddu on July 30, 2007

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Review – Shenzhen vs Manchester United

Posted by Sharath Ciddu on July 23, 2007

Manchester United completely demolished China Super league side Shenzhen 6-0 in the third game of their East Asia tour.
Six different scorers including a debut goal from Nani secured the victory, which could have easily been double figures. The first half was a stroll for United, they dominated possession and were given far too much time on the ball, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney often producing moments of show-boating.

United made their early superiority count when Darren Fletcher slotted Rooney in, who found himself one-on-one with the keeper but the powerful striker unselfishly rolled across for Ryan Giggs to tap-in. The Red Devils doubled their lead on 20 minutes when a superb half-volleyed reverse ball by Giggs found Rooney, who audaciously lobbed the keeper from just inside the area.

The impressive Giggs was involved in United’s third as he set up up Nani for a debut goal. The Welshman flicked the ball into the path of the debutant and he coolly hit a first-time shot into the bottom left-hand corner. Shenzhen displayed some neat passing at times but failed to create, only managing a few long-rang efforts which Edwin van der Sar easily gathered.

Alex Ferguson’s men also had two goals bizarrely disallowed, the first a Ronaldo header and the second a stabbed Wes Brown shot. Just before the first half came to a close United almost made it four when Ronaldo smashed a dipping 25-yard free-kick against the bar. Minutes into the second half Shenzhen carved out an opportunity, a pacey cross was swiped at by Patrice Evra and it fell to the left-winger but his shot rippled against the side-netting.

After a slow start to the half United slowly began to get their tempo back, a sweeping ball from Brown found Ronaldo who drove in and laid the ball into the path of John O’Shea who finished expertly. Minutes later Nani started a counter-attack with a direct run, he pushed the ball right to Rooney who then rolled the balled across to Ronaldo, who easily finished to make it five. On 64 minutes substitute Chris Eagles made it two goals in two games with a wonderful 30-yard strike which swerved and dipped into the top corner.

Despite the humidity United’s pressure was relentless as Michael Carrick’s shot came down off the bar and Alan Smith spurned a golden opportunity when he dallied on the ball. Shenzhen continued to chase every ball but it was to no avail as United eased to victory. The Premier League champions finish their tour of East Asia when they face Guangzhou Pharmaceutical on 27th July. Scroll down for the goals
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