Newcastle are sitting 15th in the table, just three points clear of the relegation zone. With the transfer window opening in January, they will be looking for reinforcements in the attacking department, as they managed to score a mere two goals in their last four games. Manchester United are a team on the upturn, after the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as manager. They have scored 12 goals in last three games, with Paul Pogba particularly looking like a new man, scoring doubles in consecutive games.
Newcastle vs Manchester United Head to Head
|Last H2H games since 2000||Last 10 games at Newcastle||Last meeting|
|Newcastle||3 W/ 5 D/ 12 L||2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L||Loss|
|Manchester United||12 W/ 5 D/ 3 L||5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L||Win|
Worth mentioning: In the last ten meetings, on five occasions both teams scored and six times the fans saw over 2,5 goals. The home side always win in the last three H2H games. Just one of the last seven games played at St. James’ Park have seen both sides scoring. Four of those games saw over 2,5 goals scored.
Last game between the teams: 06.10.2018 Manchester United – Newcaslte 3:2; Juan Mata 70’, Anthony Martial 76’, Alexis Sanchez 90’; Kenedy 7’, Yoshinori Muto 10’
Last game at this venue: 11.02.2018 Newcastle – Manchester United 1:0; Matt Richie 65’
Newcastle vs Manchester United Stats
as of: 31.12.2018
|Last game||Last 10|
|Newcastle||Draw||4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
|Manchester United||Win||5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L|
Worth mentioning: Newcastle have the second worst attack, having scored just 15 goals so far in the Premier League, with only last placed Huddersfield scoring less. Manchester are involved in a goal/goal and over 2,5 goal games in their last 8 outings. The streak even streches to nine, if we look only the games played away from home.
Last game Newcastle: 29.12.2018 Watford – Newcastle 1:1; Abdoulaye Doucoure 82’; Salomon Rondon 29’
Last game Manchester United: 30.12.2018 Manchester United – Bournemouth 4:1; Paul Pogba 5’, 33’, Marcus Rashford 45’, Romelu Lukaku 72’; Nathan Ake 45’; Eric Bailly was given straight red in the 79’.
Top performers Newcastle: Salomon Rondon has 5 goals, while adding 2 assists. Ayoze Perez and Ciaran Clark are on 2 goals each.
Top performers Manchester United: Anthony Martial 8 goals, 1 assist; Paul Pogba 7 goals, 6assists; Marcus Rashford 5 goals, 6 assists.
Newcastle vs Manchester United News
Missing players Newcastle: Ki Sung-Yueng, Ciaran Clark, Federico Fernandez and Karl Darlow are all injured.
Missing players Manchester United: Alexis Sanchez, Marcus Rojo, Marcus Rashford, Chris Smalling, Scott McTominay. Eric Bailly is suspended.
Newcastle vs Manchester United Predictions
Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals
Manchester United to win