Can you name Man Utd’s XI from their 3-2 win vs Milan in 2010?
On 16 February, 2010, Manchester United went to San Siro and beat AC Milan 3-2 in the Champions League. Can you remember who was in Sir Alex Ferguson’s starting XI that night?
It was Jose Mourinho’s Inter that conquered Italy – and Europe – that season, but Leonardo’s Milan weren’t a bad side either. They boasted Thiago Silva and Nesta in the centre of defence, Ronaldinho and Pato in attack, and David Beckham – on loan from LA Galaxy – in midfield alongside Andrea Pirlo.
Ronaldinho and Clarence Seedorf scored for the Italian side, but Ferguson’s men proved too much for them on a memorable night in Milan. An iconic midfielder scored an equaliser for United, while a legendary striker went on to add the second and third in the 3-2 first-leg victory.
“[The striker] in the second half carried on the form he has shown recently, he’s been in devastating form and they just couldn’t handle him in the second half. I thought he was marvellous,” said Ferguson.
United would go on to secure their place in the quarter-final with a stunning 4-0 victory in the second leg at Old Trafford, but we’re asking you to guess the names on their teamsheet from that first leg.
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