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Barcelona 1-0 Manchester United: ManUtdNaijaFM Match Report

A Messi-led Barcelona ensured Manchester United had some "san-san" poured into their US tour "garri" by beating them 1-0 after a previous 100% victory. 

Both teams named
a strong squad with Barcelona starting the MSN strike force and United starting with Lukaku, whiz-kid Marcus "Rashidi-Yekini" and "Nwokeoma" Mikhitaryan.

It was a day for both goalkeepers as David "Osinachi" De Gea and Jasper Cillesen both made fantastic saves throughout the game, with De Gea denying  Suarez a "Shangalo" goal early on!! Jasper also had his own share of an "Ogede" shot from Paul "Ikenna" Pogba which he acrobatically saved.

Lukaku missed a great chance to slot in a well delivered low cross from the Whiz-kid as the ball went over.

In the 31st minute, Neymar picked up a loose ball following a trip by Antonio 'Dede-One-Way' Valencia and slotted home a close range shot past "Osinachi" De Gea.

The 2nd half saw wholesale changes from both sides with Baily, Fosu-Mensah, Pereira, Darmian, Jones, and Martial all coming in.

United came close to equalizing with efforts from Anthony "Ikechukwu" Martial, and Rashford.

United thus ended the US tour with a narrow defeat, which in the words of Jose Mourinho was "very necessary" for the team... (Maybe to avoid over-confidence and complacency).

Do you agree with Jose Mourinho?

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