Aug 6, 2013 at 6.30pm UK at ‚ÄčFriends Arena, Solna, Stockholm
AIKAIK Fotboll
Man UtdManchester United
Quaison (49')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Henriquez (68')

Result: Angelo Henriquez salvages Manchester United draw in Sweden

Manchester United earn a 1-1 draw against AIK Fotboll in Stockholm thanks to a late equaliser from Angelo Henriquez.

Manchester United needed a second-half strike from substitute Angelo Henriquez to earn a 1-1 draw against AIK Fotboll in Stockholm, on a night marred by injury worries for boss David Moyes.

United named a strong side for the pre-season friendly, with Robin van Persie and Nemanja Vidic both included for the visitors.

United's Robin Van Persie in action against AIK on August 6, 2013© Getty Images

Both sides had opportunities to score in an end-to-end first period, with Van Persie's strong strike kept at bay just before the break.

On 32 minutes United suffered an injury blow, with Nani forced off after grimacing in pain with a groin problem.

The Portuguese winger was replaced by Henriquez, who started brightly in a wide left role.

Things got worse for United just after the break as AIK took the lead through Robin Quaison, who thumped a powerful effort home after being give room to shoot on the edge of the area.

Vidic then went close to turning into his own net, but United managed to respond 20 minutes from time thanks to a strong run from Wilfried Zaha.

His low cross into the box found Henriquez unmarked, with the Chilean making no mistake to tap home from close range.

Danny Welbeck and Van Persie spurned a late chances to hand United victory, with Moyes forced to settle for a draw by the Swedish outfit.

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