Manchester United and Newcastle United will battle it out at St James’ Park on Tuesday as both teams are in desperate need of three points. Looking back at the 1990s era, matches between this two teams are always seen as the title decider, but times have changed and so do Newcastle’s fortune.
Newcastle vs Manchester United : Head to Head Stats
Newcastle united have kept a bad record against The Red devils in their recent meetings winning only once in their last five games and lost 3 times.
Manchester United have also enjoyed a jolly ride at St James’ Park in their last two visits, keeping clean sheets in both games and scoring combined 5 goals in the two games.
Newcastle vs Manchester United : Team Form Comparison
Newcastle United and Manchester United have one thing in common this season, “they have phobia for goal”. Newcastle has scored only 19 times in their 20 premier League games this season. POOR!!! They have not scored a goal since December 19.
The Red Devils grabbed a narrow win against League one side Sheffield united in a boring display, with their first shot on target coming in the 69th minute, this shows they are still having difficulty in creating and scoring.
Newcastle : Team News
Newcastle United Captain Fabricio Colocini is a doubt for the fixture as he is out on hamstring, while Emmanuel Riviere, Jack Colback and Rolando Aarons are all injury returnees.
Newcastle : Predicted Line-up
Manchester United : Team News
Depay’s performance last week might earn him another chance in the starting lineup but this may result to resting Mata who hauled off after the second half began. Bastian Schweinstiger may not be available for selection, as he picked up a Knee injury.
Newcastle vs Manchester United : Predicted Line-up
Newcastle vs Manchester United : Prediction
My prediction goes like this Newcastle United 0-1 Manchester United, given that both teams are finding it difficult to score, and the Red Devils seems to have a strong defense which Newcastle might not be able to penetrate. If anything would score, it will be The visitors but i don’t it would be more than 1