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Man Utd and Liverpool raise £1.3M from Legends match


Manchester United and Liverpool Legends helped raise over £1.3 million for the Manchester United Foundation, as 48,777 supporters were in attendance to see the Merseysiders win 3-1 at Old Trafford in the first Legends of the North match.

Despite being level at the break, the clash roared into life in the second period.

Dimitar Berbatov won and scored a penalty to equalise after Luis Garcia's goal, before Mark Gonzalez's sublime free-kick and late strike earned the win for Kenny Dalglish's side, ahead of September's return leg.


United: Van der Gouw, Neville (c), Johnsen, Stam, Evra, Poborsky, Valencia, Butt, Blomqvist, Saha, Berbatov.

Subs used: Fortune, Webber, Pilkington, O'Shea, Silvestre, Brown.

Goals: Berbatov 50.

Liverpool: Dudek, Kvarme, Xavier, Aurelio, Carragher (c), Pennant, Le Tallec, Diao, Rodriguez, Downing, Voronin.

Subs used: Garcia, Benayoun, Kuyt, Sinama-Pongolle, Wright, Sissoko, Enrique, Vignal, Gonzalez.

Goals: Garcia 47, Gonzalez 62, 90+2.

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