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(ATT 44,800) 26th July 2013 - Kick off 11:00

Cerezo Osaka Cerezo Osaka vs Manchester United Man Utd

Cerezo Osaka 2

K Sugimoto (34)
T Minamino (63)


Man Utd 2

S Kagawa (54)
W Zaha (90)

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  1. 90+1

    There goes the final whistle. It finishes Cerezo Osaka 2 Manchester United 2 - and that's probably the right result after both teams played well and showed plenty of attacking ambition. Shinji Kagawa bossed proceedings against his former team and should play an integral role in the coming season, with his partnership with Robin van Persie showing real signs of promise.

  2. 90+1

    GOAL! 2-2 Wilfried Zaha. United grab a deserved equaliser as Zaha finishes off a flowing move by tapping in from close range.

  3. 86

    A good chance falls to Lingard, but he drags a right-footed strike just wide of the upright. Not long left now.

  4. 84

    Wasted free-kick from Januzaj, who lofts the ball straight into the arms of keeper Kim.

  5. 83

    Brave defending from Smalling snuffs out a good chance for the hosts. Up the other end, Anderson wins a free-kick in a dangerous position for United.

  6. 79

    Moyes rings the changes, taking off Giggs, Young and Buttner, who are replaced by Cleverley, Lingard and Evra.

  7. 77

    United are starting to lose their way a little. Time for a few changes from Moyes.

  8. 74

    Pre-season results aren't everything - but United could do without another defeat as they look to build confidence and fitness ahead of their Premier League title defence. 15 minutes left.

  9. 70

    United make another change, sending on Adnan Januzaj for van Persie, who has looked sharp and in good nick.

  10. 68

    SUPERB SAVE! Maruhashi sees an 18-yard shot deflect off Rafael towards the top corner - but Lindegaard flys at full stretch to tip the ball away for a corner. The hosts are on top right now!

  11. 63

    GOAL! 2-1 Minamino. What a hit! Just as United seemed to be taking charge of the game, 18-year-old forward Minamino sends a 20-yard piledriver into the top of the net, giving Lindegaard no chance at all.

  12. 62

    Zaha has made a decent start to life as a United player and goes close here, powering into the box and driving a low angled shot narrowly wide of the upright.

  13. 60

    An hour gone and it really is anyone's game. Rafael's whipped-in cross is well gathered by Kim with Welbeck waiting to pounce.

  14. 58

    Kagawa makes way for Zaha, but has made a massive impression on Moyes I'm sure, playing brilliantly in the hole role. Might be worth getting both him and RVP in your Fantasy Football teams as I think they're going to score and create stacks of goals.

  15. 56

    That should hopefully settle United down - and is great for Kagawa, who has been bossing proceedings against his former team and deserved to find the net.

  16. 54

    GOAL! 1-1 Kagawa. The United man quickly makes amends for his penalty miss, controlling Giggs' low cross from the left, swivelling and beating Kim with a low left-footed strike.

  17. 53

    PENALTY SAVE! Kim dives to his right to save Kagawa's low spot-kick!

  18. 52

    Penalty to United! Foul on Young by Yamashita.

  19. 50

    Young is trying to drive United forward and plays in Giggs before the Welshman is closed down in the box. It's end to end at the moment, with Osaka winning a corner which comes to nothing.

  20. More transfer discussion on Twitter, with @morrison280876 saying: I'd keep Valencia, but sell Rooney. He is obviously unhappy, sell him for £30M minimum and invest in better players.

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