Manchester United defeats Manchester City 2011 Community Shield

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Well it's another Glory Glory song for the Manchester United fans and supporters all over the world. Manchester United have beaten their city rivals Manchester City 3 - 2 to win the 2011 FA Community Shield held today at Wembley, London.
Joleon Lescott's powerful header and Edin Dzeko's long range shoot gave city a 2-0 lead in the first half. Lescott 2011 FA community shield goal
But second half was the other way around. Manchester United were totally dominant from the beginning of the 2nd half. The 1st goal came through the kick of Chris Smalling when United's new signing Ashley Young delivered a fantastic ball from a deep free kick. Nani scored the equalizer goal. Well the play from United was just like Barcelona at this period of time. It was seeming that the game would go to a penalty shoot out, but it was not supposed to be, thanks to Nani's one on one winning goal in the 93rd minute (additional time of 4 minutes). Nani was the hero for Manchester United as his double helped his side beat Manchester City 3-2 in the Community Shield at Wembley.
To put it in a nutshell, it was an incredible comeback from Manchester United and as they say "You never write off Manchester United, NEVER" Nani 2011 community shield goal

Goals:
Manchester City: Joleon Lescott (38'), Edin Dzeko (45' + 1)
Manchester United: Chris Smalling (52'), Nani (58') & (90' + 3)

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