QPR 4-2 Man Utd: Reds suffer friendly pre-season loss

Returning loaner Jesse Lingard scored Manchester United’s opener

Premier League Manchester United were beaten 4-2 by the QPR Championship team in a pre-season friendly at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium.

The visitors entered the break level after Jesse Lingard’s first game was called off by Charlie Austin.

A brace from Lyndon Dykes and a long-range stun from Moses Odubajo saw QPR go up 4-1 in the second half, scoring three times in seven minutes.

Teenager Anthony Elanga, 19, scored a consolation goal for United late.

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who comes from signed a new agreement Keeping him at United until 2024, has fielded a young squad led by fringe players such as Juan Mata and Dan James, with many senior players still unavailable after international service.

The Reds were also without Brazilian left-back Alex Telles, who will likely miss the start of the season with an ankle injury, or £ 73million new signing Jadon Sancho.

Elsewhere, goals from Callum Chambers, Nicolas Pepe, Folarin Balogun and Alexandre Lacazette saw Arsenal seal their first victory of their preseason, 4-1 against Millwall,

The friendly was hastily arranged after the gunners were unable to make it to a tournament in the United States because of positive Covid tests in their camp.

West Ham the unbeaten preseason streak continued as they beat Celtic 6-2 away and Aston Villa Striker Wesley was sent off for heading Nick Powell in a 2-0 loss to Stoke City.

A penalty from Wilfred Zaha Crystal Palace win 1-0 at Ipswich Town, while wolves also managed a 1-0 win over Real Betis in La Liga in their Spanish training camp.

Leicester city trip to Burton, Watford home game against West Brom and Brighton friendly against Rangers at Ibrox ended scoreless, while Burnley won 2-0 away at Oldham Athletic.

Banner Image Playback "Be ready for the new season"BBC Sport Footer

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *