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Community Shield: Manchester United v Wigan - LIVE!

by Majid Mohamed on Aug 11, 2013 at 2:48 PM

Full-time result: Manchester United 2 Wigan 0

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    Wilfried Zaha, Ryan Giggs and Robin van Persie given starts by David Moyes in his first competitive match in charge of Manchester United.
    8/11/2013 12:00:00 PM
  • 11 min: Wigan have an awful record against United. They have suffered two 4-0 defeats in the last three meetings.
    8/11/2013 1:12:18 PM
  • 13 min: Early goal a blow for Wigan as United are now comfortable and in control. Looking for the second goal which would end this mismatch already.
    8/11/2013 1:14:04 PM
  • 14 min: Zaha almost finds Welbeck with a low cross but the ball is cleared away for a corner.
    8/11/2013 1:14:56 PM
  • 14 min: Rafael has suffered an injury. Smalling will come on for the Brazilian right-back.
    8/11/2013 1:15:06 PM
  • 16 min: Jones is now right-back with Smalling and Vidic in the middle.
    8/11/2013 1:16:52 PM
  • 17 min: Six England internationals on the field now for Manchester United.
    8/11/2013 1:17:58 PM
  • 18 min: United fans in good voice to my right.
    8/11/2013 1:19:43 PM
  • A rendition of 'stand up if you hate City' goes round Wembley.
    8/11/2013 1:20:51 PM
  • 21 min: Zaha a good outlet for United on the right so far. Holt isolated for Wigan.
    8/11/2013 1:22:02 PM
  • Wigan haven't done much as an attacking force at all. Maloney hasn't been in the game and McLean is busy trying to contain Zaha.
    8/11/2013 1:22:58 PM
  • One shot, one goal in this scrappy game.
    8/11/2013 1:23:42 PM
  • 24 min: Possession has been even in the last 20 minutes but Wigan especially created very little.
    8/11/2013 1:24:37 PM
  • 26 min: Vidic looks for Van Persie but but only finds a Wigan defender.
    8/11/2013 1:27:34 PM
  • 27 min: Zaha wins a throw-in.The United fans love him already.
    8/11/2013 1:28:42 PM
  • 30 min: Let the rumours start... Marouane Fellaini has been left out of the Everton squad for their friendly against Real Betis. Meanwhile on the pitch Crainey fails to find McLean with a chipped pass.
    8/11/2013 1:31:16 PM
  • 31 min: Almost a chance for Wigan but free-kick given to United instead.
    8/11/2013 1:32:05 PM
  • Van Persie celebrates scoring the opener (Getty)

    8/11/2013 1:33:55 PM
  • 35 min: Game has so far been mainly worth watching for Crainey attempting to stop Zaha.
    8/11/2013 1:37:17 PM
  • 37 min: Shot from Welback saved after assist by Cleverly.
    8/11/2013 1:37:53 PM
  • 37 min: Van Persie's corner headed over by Welbeck.
    8/11/2013 1:38:05 PM
  • 39 min: Wigan with a good chance from a free-kick here. Or not as McLean's cross is cleared comfortably.
    8/11/2013 1:39:54 PM
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