Sunday, July 31, 2011

Barcelona 1-2 Manchester United

JAC Sport, Washington - Although just a friendly match, Manchester United finally able to finish a grudge against Barcelona in their pre-season game in Washington, USA, Sunday, July 31, 2011 this morning.

The Red Devils beat Barca with a score of 2-1. Last season, in the final of the Champions League, Manchester United defeat from Barcelona with a score of 3-1.

Both teams started the game by playing aggressive. Both Manchester United and Barcelona are both push each other.

However, Sir Alex Ferguson's troops first able to break down the Barcelona wicket that guarded by Barcelona goalkeeper, Victor Valdes. MU scored the first goal by Nani at minute 22. Results 1-0 of this lasted until halftime.

Entering the second half, Barcelona behind 1-0 kept increasing attack. The result, in the 70th minute Barcelona can equalizer 1-1. Barcelona's Goals scored by Thiago Alcantara through his hard shot from outside the penalty box. Thiago kick is curved and the ball could not be reached by MU goalkeeper, De Gea.

Before the fight was over, through the scheme behind the attacks, Manchester United back ahead goal by veteran striker, Michael Owen on 76 minutes. Owen's last season with injuries is always able to trick the goalkeeper Valdes.

MU Excellence continue to survive until the fight was over. Score ended 2-1 to win the MU

Line Up
Barcelona : Valdes, Fontas (Armando 73'), Abidal (Iván Balliu 73'), Alcantara 70', Keita, Busquets, Iniesta (Martí Riverola 77'), dos Santos, Villa (Carlos Carmona 62'), Pedro (Espinosa), Afellay (Isaac Cuenca 43').

Manchester United : De Gea Evra (Smalling 45'), Vidic (Phil Jones 78'), Evans, Rafael (Fabio 17') Cleverly, Anderson [Owen 45' (76')], Young (Gabriel Obertan 63'), Nani 22', Rooney, Welbeck (Diouf 78');

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