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Reserves: Yeovil 3 United 2 – Hosts get their Way as Reds suffer second-half slump

Posted by nickogs20 on July 24, 2010

Darren Way Benefit Match
July 24th 2010, 3pm
Huish Park, Yeovil

Yeovil Man Utd
Yeovil Town 3-2 Manchester United XI
Kalala 47 Possebon 37
S.Williams 50 Brady 78
Virgo 51

 
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s 21-game unbeaten run in pre-season fixtures came to an end as United’s Reserves suffered defeat against Yeovil Town in a benefit match for Glovers coach Darren Way.

The Reds took a slender lead into the half-time interval after Rodrigo Possebon’s second goal in as many games, but Solskjaer’s side were rocked in a five minute spell after the break as Jean-Paul Kalala, Sam Williams and Adam Virgo punished some slack defending to completely turn the game on its head. Sub Robbie Brady pulled one back to set up an entertaining finish but the home side held on, much to the delight of the 6664-strong crowd who saved their loudest cheer of the day for the last minute introduction of Way, turning out in a Yeovil shirt for the final time after his playing career was prematurely ended by serious injury.

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