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Macheda magic in vain as U18s slump to first defeat

Posted by nickogs20 on October 4, 2008

Man Utd Crewe Alexandra
Manchester United U18 1-2 Crewe Alexandra U18
Macheda 89 Westwood 53
Stair 68

United’s U18s were brought back down to earth with a bang at Carrington this morning as their fine start to the season was stopped in its tracks by an impressive Crewe outfit who frustrated the Reds for long periods before grabbing two decisive goals on the break. Shoddy defending and a poor final ball were hallmarks of United’s play all game and a typically well-taken goal from substitute Kiko Macheda was too little too late for Paul McGuinness’ side.


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