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Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez scores for Mexico
We have a full round-up of all this week’s International World Cup warm-up’s involving United players. As Javier Hernandez and Ji-Sung Park bag a goal each for Mexico and South Korea respectively… 

Javier Hernandez found the net against Holland on Wednesday night, in Mexico’s 2-1 defeat to the Dutch. Arsenal’s Robin van Persie had bagged a brace before ‘Chicharito’ netted a consolation. 

Corry Evans made his third International appearance for Northern Ireland on Wednesday in their respectable 2-0 defeat to Turkey in Connecticut (USA) – NI were missing 17 regular starters, including Reds defender, Jonny Evans. Sercan Yilidrim fired a right-foot shot into the bottom corner past Alan Blayney in the 47th minute. As Emre set up Semih Senturk to rifle home a low 10-yard shot into the net in the 71st minute.

Patrice Evra played the full 90 minutes as France came from a goal down to beat Costa Rica 2-1 in Lens. Carlos Hernandez gave the Costa Ricans the lead in the 12th minute with a low shot which bounced under the body of France goalkeeper Steve Mandanda, and France equalized when Franck Ribery’s cross from the left deflected in off defender Douglas Sequeira. As Mathieu Valbuena came off the bench to score the winning goal with just over 5 minutes remaining.

John O’Shea aided the Republic Of Ireland to a solid 2-1 victory over Paraguay in Dublin on Tuesday night – as Kevin Doyle and Liam Lawrence struck before the interval. The Emerald Isle held onto the win, despite a late scare.

Rio Ferdinand captained England to a 3-1 victory over Mexico in Wembley on Monday night, as Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick lined-up alongside the Reds defender. Ledley King, Peter Crouch and Glen Johnson were all on-target for The Three Lions. 
Javier Hernandez also featured in what was a dull night for the Central Americans…

Luis Nani was booked in Portugal’s shock 0-0 draw with the Cape Verde Islands – the yellow more or less summed the night up for Portugal, who are currently experiencing a rough patch ahead of the World Cup finals with former United assistant boss, Carlos Queiroz.

Ji-Sung Park skippered South Korea to a 2-0 victory over fierce rivals Japan. Park scored within 6 minutes, by beating three defenders – silencing the home side. Substitute Chu-Young Park (no relation) netted a late second goal to give the 2002 semi-finalists a fantastic World Cup send-off.



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