Manchester United F.C. won 3-1 against F.C. Barcelona in a pre-season friendly soccer match at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California on Saturday, July 25.
To be noted, Lionel Messi and Neymar did not partake in the game. Barca’s top two players are on extended break, after competing in Copa America’s Argentina and Brazil national teams.
Wayne Rooney, Adnan, Januzaj, and Jesse Lingard scored three goals for United. Barca’s Rafinfa scored one.
Ashley Young passed the ball to Rooney, who kicked in a powerful shot, right past Barca’s goalie Marc-André ter Stegen.
Januzaj went one-on-one with Marc Bartra. Bartra fell on his back, and Januzaj scored a goal using his left foot.
“Sergi Roberto picks him out in the box with a pinpoint corss and Rafinha unleashes a wonderful volley. Great technique,” reported the Daily Mail.
FC Barcelona: Marc-André ter Stegen, Gerard Piqué, Marc Bartra, Sergio Busquets, Pedro Rodríguez, Andrés Iniesta, Luis Suárez, Rafinha, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto, Adriano, and Thomas Vermaelen.
Manchester United FC: David De Gea, Matteo Darmian, Phil Jones, Daley Blind, Luke Shaw, Michael Carrick, Bastian Schneiderlin, Juan Mata, Ashley Young, Adnan Januzaj, Jesse Lingard, Memphis Depay, and Wayne Rooney.