Sunday, July 12, 2009

Pre Season-Fulham win,Burnley lose,Citizens draw

Andy Johnson scored against Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory 0-3 Fulham

Fulham avenged their first defeat in Australia by downing Melbourne Victory by three goals.

Goals by Andy Johnson, Eddie Johnson and Erik Nevland helped Cottagers to their first win of the pre season campaign.

Fulham proved too good for the A-League champions after their shock defeat to Gold Coast United last Wednesday.

Andy Johnson scored the first from the penalty spot just after the half hour mark after being brought down in the area.

Substitute Eddie Johnson scored the second in the 67th minute and Nevland put the game past the hosts with the third in the 73rd minute.

Fulham play Perth Glory on Wednesday to round off their Australia tour.

Burnley lose to Bradford

Bradford 2-1 Burnley

New boys Burnley lost away to Bradford getting their campaign off to a worst possible start.

Burnley took the lead in the 13th minute through a Graham Alexander screamer after Robbie Blake passed the ball to the midfielder.

Bradford squared matters before half time with a 12yard strike from James O'Brien.

They went ahead with a cool finish by Michael Boulding past Burnley keeper Brian Jensen which proved enough for the win.

Bojinov scored for City

1860 Munich 1-1 Manchester City

Manchester City displayed their young side in Germany and they turned out quite well as per the aspirations of manager Mark Hughes.

City went down in the 39th minute through a brilliant Alexander Ludwig goal which put the second division side up ahead.

Valeri Bojinov equalised for the Mancs after a fine pass from Weiss.

City started off with many of the youngsters from their academy and a start for Stuart Taylor in goal.

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