Man United vs Bayern: United record 5-0 win at Old Trafford on Ferguson's return

Man United vs Bayern: United record 5-0 win at Old Trafford on Ferguson's return

- The Man United 99' treble winners defeated Bayern Munich 5-0 at Old Trafford

- Both Solskjaer and Dwight Yorke netted a goal apiece to gift the Red Devils another remarkable victory

- The tribute encounter marked the 20th anniversary since United's historic Champions League win over the Bundesliga side at Nou Camp

- Proceeds raised from the match will be wired to Manchester United Foundation

The 1999 Treble reunion match pitting Manchester United and Bayern Munich saw legends of both sides roll back the years with another remarkable performance that saw the hosts win 5-0.

Saturday, May 26, match staged at Old Trafford sought to commemorate 20 years since United's unprecedented 1999 treble triumph.

At the time, substitutes Teddy Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer completed a historic comeback at Camp Nou to defeat Bayern 2-1 to lift the Champions League trophy.

Sir Alex Ferguson added the European title to the domestic double of the Premier League and FA Cup.

And the Saturday clash was no different, with United taking charge of proceedings, even as Ferguson made an emotional return to the dugout.

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Solskjaer rolled back the years with a fine opener within just four minutes of game play tapping into the empty net after plenty of ricochets in the box that came off David Beckham's cross.

Paul Scholes nearly doubled the lead in the 21st minute with a clinical finish, but the goal was ruled out for an offside.

Nevertheless, United went on to make it 2-0 nine minutes later through Dwight Yorke, sweeping an outstanding volley into the far corner after benefiting from Jesper Blomqvist's well delivered ball.

Unlike the first half, the second was full of action, with Bayern dominating the early exchanges.

However, the hosts settled in quickly, as Beckham, Nicky Buti and Scholes led the goal-hunting escapades.

Nicky went on to extend United's lead in the 79th minute, curling the ball into the bottom corner from Louis Saha's cross to put the game beyond Bayern.

Saha made it 4-0 five minutes later tapping home from Greening's slid ball.

Beckham capped his impressive performance with a stoppage time curler as the home side marched to another memorable victory.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how former Manchester United boss, Sir Alex Ferguson, reportedly believes the club made a mistake appointing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as manager on permanent capacity.

Solskjaer was hired by Man United in December 2018 to replace Jose Mourinho and get the club back on track after a disappointing run.

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