Wayne Rooney brace lifts Man United
Wayne Rooney scored twice and set up Juan Mata's goal in Manchester United's 3-2 victory over AS Roma on Saturday in the International Champions Cup in Denver.
Manchester United were coming off the back of a 7-0 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday night at the Rose Bowl and nearly had another clean sheet in front of 54,117 fans at Sports Authority Field.
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That was spoiled after spectacular Miralem Pjanic's goal from his own half in the 75th minute. Pjanic, 10 yards behind the halfway line, blasted a shot towards the Manchester United net. Goalkeeper Ben Amos was positioned high in the box and couldn't recover in time to stop the ball from going in.
Francesco Totti also scored a penalty for Roma, who carried the play early before Manchester United took control late in the first half through Mata and Rooney.
In the 36th minute, Mata fed Rooney at the top of the box, and he dribbled to his right before curling a shot over the outstretched fingers of goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski and into the top-left corner.
Right after Mata missed a close-range chance, he capitalised on another in the 39th minute. Rooney lofted a pass from midfield that Mata corralled in the box and chipped over Skorupski.
Rooney made it 3-0 from a penalty in first-half stoppage time.
Arsenal became the first Premier League team to lose to an MLS side this summer when the New York Red Bulls beat the Gunners 1-0.
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored the lone goal against his father's old club, but most of the focus was on former Arsenal star Thierry Henry, who nearly scored in the first half but was denied by a strong save from Wojciech Szczesny.
Henry came off at half-time to a rousing ovation from both sets of fans.
Arsene Wenger gave a start to 17-year-old Gedion Zelalem in front of the American fans, who hope to one day see him in a U.S. national team shirt.
Real Madrid and Inter finished 1-1, but as the match was part of the International Champions Cup, the friendly went to penalties, which Inter won 3-2.
Gareth Bale opened the scoring with a screaming shot from distance in the first half.
Mauro Icardi equalised from the spot, then later won it in the shootout with his second penalty of the day. Inter's reserve goalkeeper, Juan Pablo Carrizo, made two saves in the shootout.
Tottenham finished their North American tour with a 2-0 win over the Chicago Fire.
Harry Kane and Aaron Lennon scored in either half as Spurs completed a three-match series against MLS teams with two wins and a draw.
Five minutes in, Lewis Holtby stole the ball from Fire captain Jeff Larentowicz and was clean through on goal but passed to Kane for the opener.
Roberto Soldado found Lennon with a ball over the top, and Lennon slotted home in the 84th minute.
Aston Villa completed their tour of Texas with a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo, thanks to Joe Bennett's headed goal just before halftime.
Bayern Munich defeated Borussia Monchengladbach on penalties to reach the final of the Telekom Cup.
New acquisition Robert Lewandowski scored on a cheeky chip before the break, and Franck Ribery doubled the advantage after halftime. But Max Kruse converted two penalties in the second half to equalise.
Tom Starke's save in the shootout kept Bayern alive for Javi Martinez to hit the winner, and Bayern advanced to play Wolfsburg in Sunday's final.
QPR ended their tour of Germany with a 2-0 defeat by Red Bull Leipzig at Stadion der Freundschaft.
Rio Ferdinand and Steven Caulker made their debuts for Harry Redknapp's men and trialist Jack Collison was also given a run-out, but two second-half goals from Yussuf Poulsen proved to be the difference.
Stoke also fell 2-0 in Germany, away to 1860 Munich, as Bojan Krkic debuted for the Potters.
Daniel Adlung opened the scoring with a 25-yard shot in the first half, and American forward Bobby Wood scored after the break, after missing on two earlier opportunities.
Hull City rounded off their preparations for a first European campaign with a 1-1 draw against Barnsley at Oakwell in a game in which goalkeeping errors led to both goals.
Shane Long put the Premier League side in front three minutes into the second half by charging down Adam Davies' clearance, but their hosts equalised on the hour when goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic rushed out to try to head clear a long ball from Dale Jennings, only for the ball to bounce over his head for Barnsley's new signing Conor Hourihane to slot into an empty net.
Hull's next match is their Europa League third qualifying round, first leg against Trencin on Thursday in Slovakia.
Burnley needed a 71st-minute goal from Jason Gilchrist to earn a 1-0 win over League Two neighbours Accrington.
Fulham, relegated to the Championship this past season, enjoyed a 3-0 win over D.C. United, thanks to a hat trick from 18-year-old Moussa Dembele.
The match was played at EverBank Field, the home of the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars, who are also controlled by new Fulham owner Shad Khan.
West Ham United will return home empty-handed from their preseason tour of New Zealand after they lost 3-1 to A-League side Sydney FC in Wellington.
Sam Allardyce's side were down 2-0 at halftime before wideman Matt Jarvis saw his left-wing cross deflect off Sydney captain Nikola Petkovic and into the net five minutes after the restart.
Sydney added a controversial third 18 minutes into the second half when Corey Gameiro capitalised on a missed handball to slot home his second of the game.
It was West Ham's second loss in three days, after they were beaten 2-1 by Wellington Phoenix on Wednesday in Auckland.