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Football: Man United edge Inter Milan 5-3 on penalties

Published on Jul 30, 2014 10:29 AM
Darren Fletcher, of Manchester United, celebrates with teammates after scoring the game-winning goal in a penalty shootout against Inter Milan during their match in the International Champions Cup 2014 at FedExField in Landover, Maryland. -- PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Manchester United remained unbeaten under new Dutch manager Louis Van Gaal on Tuesday, defeating Inter Milan 5-3 on penalty kicks after playing to a goal-less draw.

Inter’s Marco Andreolli slammed a shot off the crossbar in the shootout to leave Manchester United ahead 4-3 and captain Darren Fletcher followed with the decideer for the English Premier League side.

United began the pre-season American tour with a 7-0 romp over the host Lops Angeles Galaxy last Wednesday, then followed by edging AS Roma 3-2 at Denver three days ago.

United will continue the training campaign with a match Saturday against Real Madrid at Ann Arbor, Michigan, where a US record football crowd of more than 100,000 is expected.

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