Manchester United vs. Valencia: Winners and Losers from Pre-Season Friendly

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Manchester United vs. Valencia: Winners and Losers from Pre-Season Friendly
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Louis van Gaal was not overly impressed with his team's performance during Manchester United's 2-1 victory over Valencia at Old Trafford. In the Dutchman's home debut, his team's victory was more laboured than their results on tour.

Van Gaal, speaking to MUTV (h/t ManUtd.com) after the game, said, "I think it was our worst match today." He added that he felt "it was a lot of wrong choices, wrong passes, and we didn't press so good."

He did say he believed Marouane Fellaini's last-minute winner was "a good signal."

So who were the winners and losers in the final pre-season friendly? It is important not to read too much into these, as the real stuff starts on Saturday. However, there may be hints for the season ahead, and if not, there is at least a chance to celebrate a much-maligned Belgian...

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