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The Premier League game at Old Trafford on Saturday will see home team Manchester United go into battle with Newcastle United.
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Manchester United are hoping to win again after their last result, a 0-1 Premier League victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers.
In that match, Manchester United had 56% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Manchester United was Mason Greenwood (80'). Wolverhampton Wanderers had 15 attempts on goal with 6 on target.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Manchester United haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that Manchester United have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 5 goals along the way. That sort of pattern might not be carried forward into this match, though.
A look at their previous results shows us that Manchester United:
- have not been beaten in the league by Newcastle United in their last 3 games.
- have not been beaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
In their last game, Newcastle United drew 2-2 in the Premier League tie with Southampton.
In that match, Newcastle United managed 36% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 5 on target. For Newcastle United, the goalscorers were Callum Wilson (55') and Allan Saint-Maximin (91'). At the other end, Southampton got 22 shots at goal with 6 on target. Mohamed Elyounoussi (74') and James Ward-Prowse (96') scored for Southampton.
Steve Bruce's Newcastle United have managed to stick the ball in the net a total of 7 times in the course of their most recent 6 matches. The aggregate of goals that have been scored against them during those same matches comes to 8.
Coming into this meeting, Newcastle United are winless against Manchester United when having played them away from home in the previous 6 league games. They really have not been travelling well at all.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head meetings dating back to 06/10/2018 tells us that Manchester United have won 5 of these and Newcastle United 1, with the number of drawn results standing at 0.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 22 overall which averages out at 3.67 goals per meeting.
The last league clash featuring the two was Premier League match day 25 on 21/02/2021 and the score finished Manchester United 3-1 Newcastle United.
In that match, Manchester United managed 72% possession and 15 shots at goal with 7 on target. Goals were scored by Marcus Rashford (30'), Daniel James (57') and Bruno Fernandes (75').
Newcastle United got 10 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Allan Saint-Maximin (36') scored.
The match was refereed by Paul Tierney.
Team News: Manchester United
Scott McTominay (Groin Injury), Jadon Sancho (Bruise), Phil Jones (Knee Injury), Amad Diallo (Thigh Problems) and Marcus Rashford (Shoulder Injury) will not be taking part for Manchester United gaffer Ole Solskjær.
Team News: Newcastle United
Owing to an otherwise available squad, there is only the one fitness problem for the Newcastle United gaffer Steve Bruce to contend with. Martin Dubravka (Foot Injury) won’t be playing here.
In our view, Manchester United will, in all likelihood, dominate on the ball and be rewarded with decent chances.
At the other end, Newcastle United might well find it a difficult task to find the back of the net although we do see them managing to get on the scoresheet here.
Our tip is for a controlled 3-1 victory for Manchester United at the end of the 90 minutes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Old Trafford (74,140)
Captain: Harry Maguire
Chairman: Joel & Avram Glazer
Manager: Ole Solskjær
Competitions: Premier League position 3, EFL Cup (Third Round), Champions League (Group F)
⭐ Key Man: Bruno Fernandes
Mostly playing in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Bruno Fernandes was born in Maia, Portugal. After having played his first senior match for Novara in the 2012 - 2013 season, the talented Midfielder has got 3 league goals in the Premier League 2021 - 2022 campaign to date from a total of 3 appearances.