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Manchester United Reserves 6 - Aston Villa Reserves 5

Reserves Premier Play Off Final

Old Trafford

3/5/10 - 3pm

Attendance: 2,165

Referee: Mason

Manchester United Reserves
6 - 5
Aston Villa Reserves
Diouf (43, 90), Macheda (63 pen) - Penalties Macheda, Possebon, Foster
 
Delfouneso (23, 56), Clark (81) - Penalties Bannan, Weimann
 
Venue: Old Trafford
 
Attendance: 2,165
The Teams
Foster
 
 
 
Marshall
 
 
Rafael
 
 
 
Roome
 
 
Dudgeon
 
 
 
Clark
 
 
C. Evans
 
 
 
Baker
 
 
45
De Laet
 
 
 
O'Halloran
 
 
Gill
 
 
 
Albrighton
 
 
Stewart
 
 
57
 
Hogg
 
 
Possebon
 
 
 
Bannan
 
 
Diouf
 
 
 
Hofbauer
 
 
Norwood
 
 
88
 
Weimann
 
 
Macheda
 
 
 
Delfouneso
 
 
Substitutes
Wooton
 
 
 
Forrester
 
 
Zieler
 
 
 
Bevan
 
 
Pogba
 
 
88
 
Osbourne
 
 
Obertan
 
 
57/77
 
Bradley
 
 
Keane
 
 
77
 
Collins
 
 
45
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Game Statistics
Comments...
Fantastic game, great spectacle and it took Ben Foster to be the difference really in the end. Non of the lads should be too disappointed, they have been remarkable this season again and can rightly hold their heads high despite this unfortunate loss.

Albrighton, Delfouneso and Collins will obviously feel they could've done more with their penalties, but it wasn't to be.

We still finish the season as Champions in the league for the 3rd consecutive season in a row, and that as an achievement (especially as the only first teamers who ever get a chance in the second string are those recovering from injury and even then it's not often) is phenomenal. Unlike a lot of the opposition they have faced this season they truly are a second team bolstered by Academy lads.

Makes what they have achieved, only losing once in the league all season, all the more sweeter.

Some of them may not be old enough....but the champagne should still be flowing tonight!




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