Real Madrid beats Manchester United in a duel veteran in Old Trafford full
The goals of Fernando Morientes and Rubén de la Red gave the victory by 2-1 Real Madrid veterans over Manchester United veterans, in a friendly duel played this Sunday at the Old Trafford stadium against some 60 thousand spectators. At the minute 39, Morientes advanced to the madridistas, led by Frenchman Zinedine Zidane, but the Dutch Ruud Van Nistelrooy, who is also a former Real Madrid player and played for a time with each team, tied for United in 68′.
The goal of the merengue victory was scored by Rubén de la Red five minutes from the end and just after Dwight Yorke sent the ball to Madrid's crossbar. The box office income of this game, Estimated in a few 800 thousand pounds sterling, will go to the Youth Program, one of the Manchester Foundation activities that helps needy boys.
This is how Real Madrid returned the visit that the English team made a year ago to the Santiago Bernabéu. In that 3 June 2012, the Spanish team also beat those of Manchester, by 3-2.
For the 'Red Devils’ lined up Van der Sar (Van der Gouw, 70′), Berg (Martin, 9′), Stam, Johnsen, Irwin, Blackmore (Van Nistelrooy, 46′), Fortune, Scholes, Sharpe (Thornley, 51′, Blomqvist, 87′), Yorke and Cole. Real Madrid was represented by Koke Contreras (Carlos Sánchez, 62′), Míchel Salgado (Pavón, 69′), Ivan Helguera, Pavón (McManaman, 46′), Amavisca, Figo (Martin Vazquez, 78′), Iron, Makelele (Fernando Sanz, 62′), Zidane, Morientes, Van Nistelrooy (Of the network, 46′).
Whites will now receive in another “classic match” to Juventus next 9 June at the Santiago Bernabéu.