Can you name Man Utd’s XI from the 2011 Community Shield win over City?

On August 7, 2011, Manchester United lost 2-0 to beat Manchester City 3-2 at Wembley in the Community Shield. How do you remember that?

United were the defending Premier League champions, but City were on the rise and had just won the FA Cup, beating local rivals in the semi-finals en route to the trophy.

Joleon Lescott’s header put City ahead in the Community Shield before Edin Dzeko made it 2-0 with a long shot near half-time.

Sir Alex Ferguson decided to make three half-time substitutions and a defender reduced the deficit with a header. United’s No.17 then stole the show with two goals, including an injury-time winner which settled the exciting contest.

“I trust them and I trust the abilities of the players, but you can never trust the Premier League,” Ferguson said after the game. “It’s such a tough league. Six teams could fight for the title.

Roberto Mancini’s side finally had the last laugh of the 2011-12 season, winning the Premier League title in dramatic circumstances. But we want you to name the United starting XL that Ferguson chose for that 3-2 win over City.

The clock to beat from the office is 2:23 a.m., and if that makes you want to take another United quiz, then give it a try nominate every goalkeeper to play for the club in the Premier League.

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