Van Nistelrooy scores on Man Utd return

first_imgManchester United Van Nistelrooy scores on Man Utd return against Barcelona legends Chris Myson 02:15 9/3/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Van Nistelrooy - Cropped Getty Images Manchester United Barcelona Premier League The Red Devils secured a 5-3 aggregate win over their legendary Catalan adversaries, with the likes of Patrick Kluivert and Edwin van der Sar involved Ruud van Nistelrooy scored as a Manchester United legends team beat their Barcelona counterparts 5-3 on aggregate after a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.A star-studded game on Saturday, the proceeds of which will go to the club’s foundation, saw Van Nistelrooy, Edwin van der Sar, Dwight Yorke and Louis Saha among the big names to turn out for United.The Barca side contained Edgar Davids, Eric Abidal, Edmilson, Gaizka Mendieta and Patrick Kluivert. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Van Nistelrooy delighted home fans with a trademark penalty, before Danny Webber also netted for United in the first half, with second-half Barca goals from Luis Garcia and Mendieta giving the Catalans a draw on the day.FT: #MUFC 2 Barcelona 2 (agg 5-3).The #LegendsAreBack game finishes all square with @RvN1776 & @DanielWebber81 scoring for the Reds.— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 2, 2017A 2-2 draw & a 5-3 aggregate victory for #MUFC over Barcelona in the #LegendsAreBack game at Old Trafford.Report:— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 2, 2017Former United manager Alex Ferguson was among those in the stands as the two sides held a minute’s silence ahead of kick-off to pay their respects to the victims of recent terror attacks in Manchester and Barcelona.United, who were managed on the day by Andy Cole as a replacement for Bryan Robson, won 3-1 in the Camp Nou leg of the tie in June.Ruuuuuud! #LegendsAreBack— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 2, 2017Great to see all the lads… 2-2 & undefeated as Gaffa @ManUtd— Andrew Cole (@vancole9) September 2, 2017Good to be back at Old Trafford, @VdSar1970? #LegendsAreBack— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 2, 2017Old Trafford#LegendsAreBack#BarçaLegends#ForçaBarça— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 2, 2017last_img

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