Federico Macheda scored Two goals against New England

Federico Macheda

Yesterday Manchester United successful beat New England Revolution 4-1 at Gillette Stadium in a match pre-season tour their first in the United States, Thursday, July 14, 2011. After the game manager Sir Alex Ferguson praised the young Italian striker Federico Macheda.

Federico Macheda, who last season on loan to Sampdoria, scored two goals against New England in the 54th minute, and 60. Other MU scored two goals Michael Owen (51') and Park Ji-Sung (80'). The host is only able to score a goal by Kenny Mansally (56').

Although last season Federico Macheda lost to Sampdoria, but Sir Alex still put a lot of hopes on the Italian striker in this season.

"You see the final settlement Federico Macheda today. It's world class finishing. He's got something special. 19 years, I still put a lot of hope to him," said Sir Alex Ferguson after the game as reported by AP.

In the first game of pre-season, Sir Alex Ferguson gives an opportunity winger Ashley Young made ​​his debut with the Red Devils after being purchased from Aston Villa last month. But goalkeeper David De Gea is not played. Sir Alex just played another young goalkeeper, Anders Lindegaard, under the crossbar.

Manchester United had trouble in the first half to break the wicket of New England. And even though Wayne Rooney has not scored, the England striker was still satisfied with its performance.

"It's always hard to do the first game. We played in a different field. For the first game, overall, I am quite satisfied," said Rooney.

Meanwhile, New England Revolution coach, Steve Nicol, to hand Manchester United. "We are pleased with the performance in the first round. In the end, they are smarter than us," said Nicol.

Next Manchester United will face the Seattle Sounders on July 21, 2011.