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Manchester United vs Newcastle Prediction & Match Preview

Manchester United vs Newcastle United
England – Premier League
Date: Thursday, 26 December 2019
Kick-off at 17:30 UK / 18:30 CET
Venue:  Old Trafford (Manchester).


Manchester United will entertain Newcastle United at the Theatre of Dreams later this week looking to pick up maximum points at home. The Red Devils will be desperate to bounce back from their latest defeat against Watford in the Premier League.

 



The two teams head into this Boxing Day fixture in eighth and ninth place. Newcastle beat Man United 1-0 in the St James Park match in early October, this is a chance for United to exact some revenge.

Manchester United vs Newcastle United Prediction Line-Ups




Manchester United vs Newcastle United Head to head (h2h)


Teams Manchester United Newcastle United played so far 39 matches.
Manchester United won 25 direct matches. Newcastle United won 6 matches. 8 matches ended in a draw. On average in direct matches both teams scored a 3.41 goals per Match.

Manchester United vs Newcastle United Prediction


Manchester United in actual season average scored 1.64 goals per match. In 15 (83.33%) matches played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 10 (55.56%) matches in season 2019 played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals.

Newcastle United average scored 1.08 goals per match in season 2019. In 9 (75.00%) matches played away was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals. In 6 (50.00%) matches played away team was total goals (team and opponent) Over 2.5 goals.

Team news


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hinted that Paul Pogba could start for Man Utd, as long as the midfielder suffers no reaction after returning to action at Watford.

Diogo Dalot may feature after recovering from a groin problem, but Eric Bailly and Tim Fosu-Mensah (both knee), along with Marcos Rojo (muscle) remain sidelined.


Newcastle's Paul Dummett (groin) is a doubt, but Jetro Willems (knee) could be in contention at Old Trafford.


Jamaal Lascelles (knee) stepped up his training this week but lacks match fitness, while Ciaran Clark (calf), Matt Ritchie (ankle) and Allan Saint-Maximin (hamstring) are unavailable.



Match officials


Referee: Kevin Friend. Assistants: Adrian Holmes, Darren Cann. Fourth official: Oliver Langford. VAR: Mike Dean. Assistant VAR: Ian Hussin.

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