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Fri Apr 25 04:39:10 SAST 2014

Manchester United and Barca play out goalless draw

Sapa-AFP | 09 August, 2012 07:280 Comments
Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas (C) fights for the ball with Manchester United's Michael Carrick (L) and Rio Ferdinand during their friendly soccer match at Ullevi Arena in Goteborg, Sweden, August 8, 2012
Image by: Bjorn Larsson Rosvall / REUTERS/Scanpix Sweden

Manchester United and Barcelona played out a disappointing 0-0 draw in a pre-season friendly in Gothenburg on Wednesday.

The Catalan side were mostly on top, spurred on by Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta, but created few real goal-scoring opportunities.

The best chance of the match fell to Manchester United with a penalty just before half-time, but Wayne Rooney saw his effort parried by Victor Valdes and he then was well off the target with his follow-up.

The game ended with a brief penalty shoot-out which Barcelona won 2-0.

 

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