Outdated Premier League rivals Manchester United and Newcastle face off this weekend.
United go into the conflict having drawn with West Brom final day out to fall additional behind league leaders Manchester City.
Newcastle, in the meantime, are sitting simply exterior the relegation zone following their defeat at Chelsea final day out.
United battered the Toon 4-1 at St James’ Park in October because of objectives from Harry Maguire, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford and Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
These two have performed out a number of basic matches previously and Sunday’s encounter must be one other thriller.
Manchester United v Newcastle: How one can watch
This match can be held at Outdated Trafford on Sunday, February 21 and can kick-off at 7pm.
The sport can be proven dwell on BT Sport 1, with protection underway from 6:30pm.
BT Sport subscribers can dwell stream this match through the app on their laptop, cell and pill units.
Alternatively, EE telephone prospects can watch the motion for FREE with a three-month trial on the BT Sport app – simply textual content SPORT to 150.
Manchester United v Newcastle: Staff information
Manchester United duo Edinson Cavani and Donny van de Beek are doubts and can want late health checks.
Scott McTominay can be contact and go after being pressured over in opposition to Actual Sociedad in midweek.
Paul Pogba is a particular absentee.
Newcastle defender Federico Fernandez is again in coaching however gained’t characteristic on this sport.
Jeff Hendrick will be capable to return having accomplished a suspension however Callum Wilson remains to be out injured.
Manchester United v Newcastle: What has been mentioned?
United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: “We’re going to go for a win each single sport we play. After all we’re.
“However no matter different groups do – City, Liverpool, Leicester, Chelsea, Tottenham, whoever, West Brom – we will’t management.
“We’ve simply obtained to regulate ourselves. We’re within the place we’re, we’re second and, after all, your ambition then is to not finish any decrease than that.
“We’re going to need to get a great run collectively if we’re going to place stress on City and it ought to begin on Sunday, after all.
“We will’t cover the truth that we’ve dropped off our kind a bit the previous few weeks.
“We dropped factors in opposition to Everton, Sheff United, West Brom – factors that we really feel we deserved extra and we should always have gotten extra.
“Newcastle can be an important sport for us. Positively.”
Manchester United v Newcastle: Match stats and information
- Manchester United have gained 4 of their final 5 Premier League video games in opposition to Newcastle (L1), successful the final two by a 4-1 scoreline.
- Newcastle have gained simply one in every of their final 35 away league video games in opposition to Manchester United (D9 L25), successful 1-Zero at Outdated Trafford in December 2013.
- Manchester United haven’t gained three consecutive league video games by a 3+ objective margin in opposition to a facet since doing so versus Aston Villa between April 2013-March 2014.
- Solely in opposition to Liverpool (81) have Newcastle United misplaced extra matches of their whole league historical past than versus Manchester United (80). The Magpies have misplaced 49 away league video games in opposition to the Purple Devils.
- Manchester United have conceded the primary objective in 11 completely different Premier League video games this season (W7 D1 L3), successful a league-high seven occasions after conceding first.
- Manchester United have gained extra Premier League factors (529) and video games (154) on Sundays than every other facet within the competitors’s historical past. The Purple Devils have averaged 1.86 points-per-game on Sundays within the Premier League, one of the best such ratio on that day of the week (min. Three video games).
- Newcastle have misplaced all three Premier League video games with out scoring when Callum Wilson has been absent this season – the ahead has netted 40% of their Premier League objectives this season (10 of 25).
- Newcastle supervisor Steve Bruce has taken only one level from 33 accessible in his Premier League visits to Outdated Trafford (D1 L10), drawing 2-2 with Sunderland in October 2009.
- Luke Shaw has supplied 5 assists for Man Utd within the Premier League this season; his greatest return in a single season within the competitors, with the left-back helping in every of his final three PL appearances (Four in whole). Solely three gamers have assisted in 4 consecutive Premier League appearances for the membership (Ryan Giggs, 5 apps in 2003; Nani, Four apps in 2010; Antonio Valencia, 5 apps in 2011).
- Marcus Rashford has been concerned in six objectives in his six Premier League appearances in opposition to Newcastle (Three objectives, Three assists), scoring one and helping two in Man Utd’s 4-1 win within the reverse fixture at St James’ Park this season.