Manchester United hit the Cosmos for six in Paul Scholes’ testimonial

Manchester United 6 – New York Cosmos 0 (Friendly, August 5, 2011) (Longer highlights, extended highlights) Paul Scholes opened the scoring at a sell-out Old Trafford with a fierce 20-yard strike after just eight minutes. Scholes turned down the chance to add a second from the penalty spot as Wayne Rooney did the honours after a foul on Ashley Young, before Anderson added a third after 50 minutes. Danny Welbeck claimed the fourth after a defensive mix-up and Mame Biram Diouf beat substitute goalkeeper Chad Calderone twice in quick succession to complete the scoring.

Post match interviews: Eric Cantona, Paul Scholes & Sir Alex Ferguson.

Individual match highlights: Paul Scholes & David de Gea.

Manchester United: De Gea (Lindegaard 45), Rafael (Evans 45), Evra (Fabio 45), Ferdinand (Smalling 45), Vidic (Jones 45); Nani (Cleverley 62), Scholes (Pogba 74), Giggs (Anderson 45), Young (Diouf 62); Berbatov (Welbeck 45), Rooney (Macheda 62).