Monday, July 26, 2010

Manchester United and City Lose and Lose.

It's one fact fancied English Premiership giants Manchester United suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to 10-man Kansas City Wizards of the USA Major Socce League in the United States.

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Kansas scored through Davy Arnaud after 11 minutes and Dimitri Berbetov equalised from a penalty. The Americans had a man sent-off four minutes before the break. Kei Kamara to subjected United to an embarrassing defeat 2 minutes later.

It's another that monied English Premiership giants Manchester City suffered another shock defeat to smart New York Red Bulls of the Major Soccer League in the United States of America. Dane Richards struck a superb 25-yard winner in a 2-1 defeat.

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 Man City suffered a 2-0 loss to Sporting Lisbon and were behind to the Red Bulls as early as the seventh minute after Macoumba Kandji's opener but Jo scored for City 11 minutes after the break. Richards struck the decisive goal in 71st minute.

Manchester City, with the bucks, seem desperate to get over-rated Liverpool striker Fernando Torres, and for £60 million for that matter.

Meanwhile, my new home, Tottenham Hotspurs came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw against Sporting in an exciting end to their pre-season North American tour.

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Harry Redknapp's side opened the scoring through Robbie Keane on 23 minutes with finishing classily following an incisive through-ball from Nico Kranjcar. The equaliser came from Jonathan Obika