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Manchester United: Man United beaten in New Jersey

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posted on Jul, 31 2004 @ 05:24 PM
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Tim Howard's return to his roots ended in disappointment for the Manchester United goalkeeper on Saturday.

The former MetroStars shot-stopper was the fall guy in an extraordinary penalty shoot-out. He saw his spot-kick come back off the post to hand Milan victory after they had equalised with only seven seconds to go.

Paul Scholes gave United the lead but they have ended their tour of the United States with three defeats, albeit two of them on penalties.

Scholes was at the heart of everything good about United's display in front of an astonishing crowd for a friendly - 74,511.

Certainly there was more urgency in their performance than in the two previous defeats on tour by Bayern Munich, on penalties, and Celtic.

Scholes and France defender Mikael Silvestre made their first starts of the tour.

Wales winger Ryan Giggs was also named in the team at the Giants Stadium along with Wes Brown, who has been troubled by an Achilles problem.

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posted on Aug, 1 2004 @ 03:01 AM
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Silvestre completed his transfer to a second division club for next season. How could he have been playing ??

Loosing to Celtic without Larson. lmao They deserved to lose.

I also can't believe they lost to Munich, especially after Munich were experimenting with their new coach with Omars departure.

The full 89 minutes went ManU's way, but Milan turned out to be the better team. They have the ability to step up and take penalties as was shown during their game against Inter Milan during Championship Finals.


Andriy Shevchenko deflected in a free kick in the 90th minute as AC Milan went on to beat Manchester United 9-8 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the Champions World Series.


[Edited on 8/1/04 by websurfer]


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posted on Aug, 1 2004 @ 12:29 PM
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Originally posted by websurfer
Silvestre completed his transfer to a second division club for next season. How could he have been playing ??


Silvestre is still at Man U....



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