Newcastle v Manchester United Match Preview and Predictions 3rd January 2019

Time: 23.00

 

Former English Premier League giants Newcastle clash with 20-time English Premier League Champions Manchester United in matchday 21 of the English Premier League both sides keen to bag the crucial three points.

Newcastle will be keen to make the home support count and down the surging Manchester United side in a tricky clash.

Rafa Benitez charges head into the match hoping to get back to winning ways after being held to a 1-1 frustrating draw by Watford in the last English Premier League encounter and get the job done in what will be an uphill task.

The hosts are currently mediocre form heading into the match managing just a single win their last five matches, losing two and registered two draws in the process.

The home side currently lies 15th in the English Premier League standings with 18 points from 20 matches played and a win in the coming clash could propel them to up to 14th in the English Premier League.

MManchetsr United travel to face Newcastle hoping bag a routine win and collect the vital three points in a tricky trip.

The Reds Devils head into the match buoyed by their 4-1 win over Bournemouth in their last English Premier League encounter and more of the same will be their priority.

Ole Gunnar Solkjaer Charges head into the match in commendable form having won all their last three matches in a row and nothing but victory will be their priority.

The visitors currently lie 6th in the English top flight with 35 points from 20 matches played and a win in the coming clash could see them close the gap between them and fifth place Arsenal to three points.

Newcastle will be counting on Venezuelan hitman Rondon to get the goals upfront while Man United will be counting on French playmaker Paul Pogba to get the job done.

Head to Head

Man United has won two, Newcastle won one and two draws have been registered between the two sides in their last five matches.

Tip

Goal/goal

Odds

1.85

Stake

Medium

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