Man Utd 5 Bayern 0: Beckham and Solskjaer on target while United celebrates Treble's birthday at Old Trafford


Manchester United celebrated the 20th anniversary of their triumph at Treble in 1999, with Bayern Munich Legends winning at Old Trafford.

Current United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – his hero at the Camp Nou two decades ago – opened the scoring in the fifth minute before Dwight Yorke took home a volley.

Nicky Butt and Louis Saha scored in the second half, before David Beckham scored an excellent fifth in front of a crowd that was amused by the day's nostalgia with Sir Alex Ferguson back on the bench as coach.

Peter Schmeichel, Gary Neville, Ronny Johnsen, Denis Irwin, Nicky Butt, Jesper Blomqvist, Andy Cole, Teddy Sheringham, Beckham and Yorke were back in United for the 1999 final.

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At age 44, Beckham still looked very well placed on the right wing effortlessly producing the deliveries that were so important to United's success on three fronts 20 years ago with his beautiful goal alone delaying a perfect afternoon.

At the other extreme, Jaap Stam continued to make no prisoners as he did throughout his career, breaking Ivica Olic with a great challenge in the first half.

The Bayern players simply beat the Dutchman in the afternoon – offering United fans a glimpse of what the current team lacks in the back in their current incarnation.

Paul Scholes, who missed the 1999 final through suspension, also appeared.

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