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United reserves 2 Wigan reserves 1
Published : 04 Sep 2009 11:04:08
ANDERSON crowned a rare outing for United reserves with a cracking goal to help the Reds to come from behind to beat neighbours Wigan at Moss Lane, Altrincham. The Brazilian international raced into the Wigan area, in the 38th minute, before unleashing an unstoppable shot past keeper Lee Nicholls and then made a bee-line to the touchline where he was he was congratulated by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Tomasz Cywka had given Wigan the lead from the penalty spot, in the 17th minute, after he had been fouled by Cameron Stewart. The Reds went in front, three minutes after the break, when substitute Josh King crossed for Magnus Eikrem to score from close range. Both King and Wigan?s Callum McManaman saw shots strike the woodwork during a rip-roaring second half. United club captain Gary Neville was also given a run-out in the game, but it was fellow defender James Chester who wore the arm-band. UNITED:Amos, Fabio, Dudgeon, James, Chester, Neville, Stewart (King 46),Anderson, Brandy (Gill 88), Eikrem (Norwood 72), Hewson. Sub not used: Wootton, Devlin. What do you think? Have your say.