Man United beats Cosmos in Scholes testimonial

Paul Scholes opened the scoring in his testimonial match on

Friday as Manchester United beat the New York Cosmos 6-0 at Old


Scholes fired home a trademark shot from 20 meters and England

striker Wayne Rooney converted a penalty to give a full-strength

United a 2-0 lead at the break.

With a Community Shield match looming against local rivals

Manchester City on Sunday, United manager Alex Ferguson reshuffled

his side for the second half.

The Cosmos, watched by its director of football – former United

great Eric Cantona, went on to concede further goals from Anderson,

Danny Welbeck and Mame Biram Diouf (2).