Newcastle United vs Manchester
1-1 Draw, United played really well against Sunderland and picked up a well deserved 2-0 win, though it was a good performance it was still miles off their former intimidating selves. They desperately need a win here to press on for a top 4 finish.
Newcastle on the other hand are coming into this with a bit of free license they are stranded mid-table will nothing to play for the rest of the season. They did beat Aston Villa last game and will be pumped up for the visit from their old foes.
Newcastle come into this match on the back of a 1-0 win over Aston Villa last week, after what has been a pretty roller coaster of a season so far the Magpies have ensured premier league survival for another year with this win.
There are 11 games left in the season and those games will prove crucial for a certain John Carver who desperately wants the Newcastle job on a permanent basis.
There are injury worries for Newcastle with Massadio Haidara set to miss the clash with a knee injury. Jack Colback will also be sitting this one out as he completes a two match. Remy Cabella still remains injured for the Magpies.
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United come into this match on the back of a comfortable 2-0 win over Sunderland on Sunday. The game saw the Red Devils captain Wayne Rooney ending his 8 game goal drought. For United this a must win game as they are struggling keep their place among the top 4 as the weeks go by.
After the Newcastle game they are heading into a pretty difficult run of games were they will face the likes of Spurs, Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea in four of the next five clashes . They are also have a FA Cup quarter final clash against Arsenal among this difficult run of games.
On paper they have been in a impressive run of form with just two losses in the last 21 games. United haven’t been playing well but are still winning games. They are just two points ahead of Liverpool in 5th and a slip-up here would most probably see them fall to 5th in the table.
United have lost just once in their last 11 trips St.James Park winning 8 and drawing 2. United however have won just 3 away games all season.
Phil Jones and Luke Shaw should be ready for the clash against Newcastle but it waits to be seen whether Micheal Carrick will play part in match after recovering from his calf injury.
The last time these two teams met this season, United ended up as comfortable winners with two goals from Rooney and one from Van Persie. The Magpies lone goal was a 86th minute penalty scored by Pappis Cisse.
Where they are in the table
11th – Newcastle – 27 games – 35 points – (-10)GD
4th – Manchester United – 27 games – 50 points – (+20)GD
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