Man Utd vs Newcastle preview and predictions

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Manchester United face Newcastle United on Boxing Day.

Man Utd vs Newcastle

Competition: Premier League

Venue: Old Trafford

Date: Thursday, 26 December 2019

Kick-off: 8:30 PM

The Red Devils were thrashed by Watford last weekend, losing 2-0 at Vicarage Road, and dropped to eighth place – seven points behind the last Champions League spot.

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Man Utd

Man Utd remain without Eric Bailly, Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Marcos Rojo due to injuries. Pogba could return to the starting line up with Jesse Lingard potentially set to drop out as his search for a goal or assist goes on.

Predicted XI: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka; Lindelof, Maguire, Young; Fred, McTominay; James, Pogba, Rashford; Martial.


Paul Dummett is an injury concern and could join the likes of Allan Saint-Maximin, Matt Ritchie, Jamaal Lascelles and Ciaran Clark on the sidelines. Ki Sung-yeung and Jetro Willems are also doubts.

Predicted XI: Dubravka; Manquillo, Lejeune, Fernandez, Schar, Willems; Atsu, Hayden, Shelvey, Almiron; Joelinton.

06 October 2019: Newcastle 1-0 Man Utd (Premier League)

02 January 2019: Newcastle 0-2 Man Utd (Premier League)

06 October 2018: Man Utd 3-2 Newcastle (Premier League)

11 February 2018: Newcastle 1-0 Man Utd (Premier League)

18 November 2017: Man Utd 4-1 Newcastle (Premier League)

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