City Legends & PL All Stars Draw in Kompany’s Testimonial.

Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs and Ashley Cole were among the stars to play in Vincent Kompany’s testimonial as a Manchester City legends XI drew 2-2 with a Premier League legends side.The 33-year-old, who joined Anderlecht in the summer, played no part at Etihad Stadium due to a hamstring injury.Martin Petrov put City ahead from an acute angle but Robbie Keane equalised.Robin van Persie fired the Premier League side ahead from long range but Benjani’s header gave City a draw.The money raised from the friendly will go towards Tackle4MCR, a charity Kompany set up with Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham to help with homelessness in the city.Earlier in the day, City announced they had commissioned a sculpture of Kompany to be built outside the Etihad, while a road within the club’s training ground has been renamed Vincent Kompany Crescent.

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