Mason Greenwood continues his hot scoring streak by scoring in friendly defeat to Stoke

Mason Greenwood continues his hot scoring streak by scoring in a friendly defeat to Stoke as Edinson Cavani, Donny van der Beek, Phil Jones and Juan Mata got run-out in behind closed doors clash at Old Trafford

  • Mason Greenwood was on target when Manchester United lost 4-3
  • The striker has scored in each of the first three Premier League games
  • Teden Mengi also scored, while Edinson Cavani hit the crossbar with a free kick


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Mason Greenwood was on the scoresheet when Manchester United XI lost 4-3 to Stoke City on Wednesday in a closed-door friendly at Old Trafford.

Greenwood was kept out of the England squad to face Hungary, Andorra and Poland in the coming week, so Ole Gunnar Solskjær wanted to keep him sharp after scoring against Wolves last Sunday.

Greenwood, who also scored in the first two games against Leeds and Southampton, started on the right wing against Stoke and was joined by Edinson Cavani whose call-up to the Uruguay squad was canceled due to Covid’s quarantine concerns.

Striker Mason Greenwood was back on target in a friendly against Stoke on Wednesday

Striker Mason Greenwood was back on target in a friendly against Stoke on Wednesday

UNITED LINEUP

Heaton, Dalot, Jones, Mengi, Fernandez, Matic, Van der Beek, Cavani, Hannibal, Mata, Greenwood

Goals: Greenwood, Mengic

Cavani hit the bar with a free kick in a competitive game in which United also gave runs to Donny van der Beek, Phil Jones, Teden Mengi and Hannibal Mejbri.

Teenage full-back Alvaro Fernandez, who joined from Real Madrid last year, also made his appearance when coach Michael Carrick took charge.

Marcus Rashford, Alex Telles and Dean Henderson continued their rehabilitation work in Carrington as the match took place.

United’s squad is now off for a few days during the international break.

Edinson Cavani and Donny van der Beek got a run-out in behind closed doors clash

Edinson Cavani and Donny van der Beek got a run-out in behind closed doors clash

Edinson Cavani and Donny van der Beek got a run-out in behind closed doors clash

Edinson Cavani and Donny van der Beek got a run-out in behind closed doors clash

Edinson Cavani and Donny van der Beek got a run-out in behind closed doors clash

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