Newcastle United vs. Manchester United: Premier League – Match Preview

Two teams in desperate need of a result meet on Sunday as Newcastle United host Manchester United.

Newcastle United were thrashed 5-0 away at Leicester City last time out, with Isaac Hayden sent off in the first half.

Jamie Vardy scored twice in the win, leaving Newcastle United in the bottom three.

Manchester United were held at home by Arsenal, with Pierre Emerick Aubameyang scoring an equaliser in the second half.

They were abysmal in Europe on Thursday, failing to register a shot on target in the 0-0 draw with AZ Alkmaar.

Premier League form: Newcastle W1 D2 L2; Manchester United W1 D2 L2
Premier League top scorers
Newcastle United – 4 players on 1 goal
Manchester United – Marcus Rashford 3 goals

Match history
United earned a 2-0 win in the meeting last season, with Romelu Lukaku scoring just moments after coming off the bench.

Alexis Sanchez scored a rare United goal in the home fixture last term, with United recovering from two goals down to earn a draw.

Last five Premier League meetings
Newcastle United 0 Manchester United 2 – 02/01/19
Manchester United 3 Newcastle United 2 – 06/10/18
Newcastle United 1 Manchester United 0 – 11/02/18
Manchester United 4 Newcastle United 1 – 18/11/17
Newcastle United 3 Manchester United 3 – 12/01/16

Under 1.5 goals – 11/5 with Bet 365

Team news
Hayden will miss out due to suspension, meaning Jonjo Shelvey will probably return.

Jetro Willems missed out vs. Leicester, however should return following injury.

Jesse Lingard is likely to miss out having suffered a hamstring injury in Holland.

Luke Shaw and Aaron Wan Bissaka weren’t in training on Saturday and are set to miss out again.

Expected starting XI’s
Newcastle United (5-4-1): Dubravka; Yedlin, Schar, Lascelles, Dummett, Willems; Almiron, Longstaff, Shelvey, Saint-Maximin; Joelinton
Manchester United (4-3-3): De Gea; Tuanzebe, Lindelof, Maguire, Young; Pereira, Matic, McTominay; Mata, Rashford, James

Predictions

Result: Draw (5/2 with 888 Sport)

Correct Score: 0-0 (8/1 with 888 Sport)

Odds correct at time of article (DATE & TIME), they are subject to change

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