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Manchester United vs. Barcelona: Your Running Commentary

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It's not often that world powers Manchester United and Barcelona meet each other, and even though Wednesday's contest is just a preseason friendly, there is still plenty of starpower on the field for both teams that should make for an entertaining bout.

The two renowned clubs that played in the 2009 and 2011 UEFA Champions League finals meet in Sweden (2 p.m., Fox Soccer Channel) as part of their preparations for the upcoming season. The Red Devils have trotted out a first-choice lineup for the match, with Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck starting up top while Nemanja Vidic continues his comeback from injury while partnering with Rio Ferdinand in front of Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea.

Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta, Carles Puyol and Dani Alves are among the starters for Barcelona, which has Xavi and Cesc Fabregas on the bench to start the match.

If you will be watching today's match, please feel free to share any thoughts, opinions and some play-by-play in the comments section below. Enjoy the action.


  1. Ok, I realize it’s inflamatory but this is awesome. CFCinAmerica just tweeted:

    “Trophyless Man Utd taking on the best Champions League semifinalists ever on FSC right now. #Exciting”


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