Dong Fangzhuo's late goal gave Manchester United a 1-0 win Kaizer Chiefs in the second game of their South African tour. It looked like United might be frustrated in Cape Town until substitute Dong popped up with the winner seven minutes from the end.
The Kaizer Chiefs gave United a harder work-out than Orlando Pirates and they more than held their own against the Premiership titans. In a quiet first half, Giuseppe Rossi wasted United's best opening when he headed horribly wide from Patrice Evra's cross. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer missed a couple of good openings midway through the first half, as United looked to find the breakthrough. Former Charlton Athletic star Shaun Bartlett, on his Kaizers debut, had the best chance for the home side when he beat the United offside trap, but his attempted lob was well saved by Ben Foster.
Dong was introduced at the start of the second half and he went close on 57 minutes with a powerful shot which was well saved by Kaizers goalkeeper Rowen Fernandez. United suffered a scare on the hour mark when Kieran Richardson limped off with a leg injury after a heavy tackle. Paul Scholes fluffed the clearest opening of the game on 77 minutes when Giggs sent over a dangerous cross right across the box, but with the goal at his mercy, Scholes somehow slid his shot wide of the target. United grabbed the winner on 83 minutes when Darren Fletcher broke down the right and picked out Dong inside the box and he kept his cool before smashing the ball high into the net
Gets his permit in December and I hope he gets his chance with us... it can't have been easy on the boy playing in Belgium straight from China like that for nearly three years. That alone shows he has the determination to play for us.
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