Owen bags brace as United hammer Hangzhou

Dimitar Berbartov, Zoran Tosic and Nani were also on target for the English champions against the mid-table Chinese Super League side on a humid night in this tourist resort close to China's economic capital Shanghai.

"Really, our forward play and penetration was absolutely first class so for that reason I've got to be absolutely delighted," said United manager Alex Ferguson. "That's an indication that we're starting to come to a pitch in terms of fitness and timing and the tempo of the game."

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