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Reserves: St Johnstone 2 United 3: Reds leave it late as Ajose nicks another win

Posted by nickogs20 on July 31, 2010

Alan Main Testimonial
July 31st 2010, 3pm
McDiarmid Park, Perth

St Johnstone Man Utd
St Johnstone 2-3 Manchester United XI
Haber 63 Norwood 9
N.Main 66 pen King 26
Ajose 88

 
United’s Reserves continued their encouraging pre-season campaign as Nicky Ajose’s second late winner in the space of four days secured a 3-2 win over St Johnstone in a testimonial for Saints’ keeper Alan Main.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Warren Joyce’s side threatened to run riot in the first half, racing into a 2-0 lead with goals from Oliver Norwood and Joshua King, but the hosts responded after the break with a quick double-salvo from Marcus Haber and Nicholas Main. Having seen his son level the scores, Main Senior was introduced from the bench for his final appearance at McDiarmid Park and received a rousing send-off from all in attendance, although not before the increasingly prolific Ajose rained on his parade just a little with his 88th minute decider.

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