New England Revolution 1-4 Man Utd: Tubby Mascot Steals The Show, ESPN Mistake Ashley Young For Paul Scholes (Photos & Highlights)

Chris Wright

14th, July 2011


By Chris Wright

Manchester United soundly thrashed New England Revolution 4-1 in a friendly last night, with Ash Young making his debut, Michael Owen scoring for the first time since god knows when, Kiko Macheda notching two in the space of six second-half minutes and Park Ji-Sung chipping home to cap a delightful passing move – though the star of the show was definitely this tubby little chap…


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Ashley Young slinks away from Sainey Nyassi

Wayne Rooney attempts to recreate his heroics in last season’s Manchester derby, fails

Anders Lindegaard makes a save as a sad, sad ballboy looks on

Kevin Alston and Ashley Young compete for possession

Alston shields the ball from Wayne Rooney

Rafael attempts to prod the ball away from the wonderfully monikered Zack Boggs

Revs ‘keeper Bobby Shuttleworth dives in at the feet of Kiko Macheda

ESPN get it all wrong as they confuse Ashley Young (black) for Paul Scholes (very white) as the former makes way for Gabriel Obertan

“Mame, help me! What do I do know?”

Park Ji-Sung clips home United’s fourth and final goal, topping off a well-worked move through the Rev’s defensive line

Anders Lindegaard congratulates Kiko on his quick-fire brace after the final whistle

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Photos: PA (thanks to @JackBarnes for the mascot snap!)