Man Utd vs Newcastle Betting Tips & Predictions

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18:30 Thu 26 Dec
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Tip: 1 to Nil
Units: 2/5

Manchester United are sitting just outside of the Champions League places and debate continues to rumble on with regard to whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the right man to take the team forward.

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You could argue that the Norwegian has tried to rebuild the squad in the wake of some short-term recruitment that didn’t prove particularly effective, with the front three of Daniel James, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford proving to be a particular highlight this season.

Harry Maguire has also slotted well into central defence after arriving for a staggering sum of money, while Aaron Wan-Bissaka is arguably the best right-back in the Premier League.

If United are to qualify for Europe’s premier competition, then they will surely have to win games like this and Solskjaer will want a commanding victory over a team who beat them at St James’ Park.

Newcastle are currently doing enough to stay afloat in the top flight, although they have lost six of their nine games on the road and recently drew blanks at Villa Park and Turf Moor.

Steve Bruce will return to his former stomping ground and certainly set up his team in a defensive fashion considering it would be a brilliant outcome to land a point, although it looks a tall order.

Allan Saint-Maximin’s absence is a big problem in terms of providing counter-attacking penetration, with Manchester United looking a respectable price to win the game without conceding.

The home side should control the game for the most part and completely boss possession against the Magpies, with United winning eight of their previous thirteen clashes and this victory ratio is enough for us to side with them.

BETTING TIP
Manchester United win to nil @ 2.20 with bet365

Team News

Confirmed Lineup

Manchester United vs Newcastle - Predicted Lineups & Confirmed Starting 11s

Manchester United Lineup Confirmed Lineup & Formation

Newcastle Lineup Confirmed Lineup & Formation

  • 01
    David De Gea
  • 23
    Luke Shaw
  • 05
    Harry Maguire
  • 02
    Victor Nilsson-Lindelof
  • 29
    Aaron Wan-Bissaka
  • 17
    Fred
  • 15
    Andreas Pereira
  • 39
    Scott McTominay
  • 09
    Anthony Martial
  • 10
    Marcus Rashford
  • 26
    Mason Greenwood
  • 01
    Martin Dubravka
  • 05
    Fabian Schär
  • 18
    Federico Fernandez
  • 20
    Florian Lejeune
  • 19
    Javier Manquillo Gaitan
  • 36
    Sean Longstaff
  • 43
    Matthew Longstaff
  • 24
    Miguel Almirón
  • 15
    Jetro Willems
  • 12
    Dwight Gayle
  • 09
    Joelinton

Manchester United Formation4-3-3

  • Manchester United Substitutes
  • 21: Daniel James
  • 06: Paul Pogba
  • 08: Juan Mata
  • 14: Jesse Lingard
  • 18: Ashley Young
  • 04: Phil Jones
  • 22: Sergio Romero

Newcastle Formation3-5-2

  • Newcastle Substitutes
  • 30: Christian Atsu
  • 22: DeAndre Yedlin
  • 17: Emil Krafth
  • 14: Isaac Hayden
  • 08: Jonjo Shelvey
  • 07: Andrew Carroll
  • 26: Karl Darlow

Manchester United vs Newcastle - Last Matches

Last 5 Matches

Manchester United vs Newcastle - Stats

Goals - Last 5 Matches

Manchester United

Newcastle

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total / match
3.4
2.2
0.6
0.8
4
3

Manchester United

Newcastle

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total
3.6
1.2
0.4
0.6
4
1.8

Manchester United

Newcastle

Scored / match
Conceded / match
Total
2.2
1.4
0.6
1.6
2.8
3

Corners - Last 5 Matches

Manchester United

Newcastle

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
6.8
5
4.6
5.6
11.4
10.6

Manchester United

Newcastle

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
6.2
6.6
5.4
7.2
11.6
13.8

Manchester United

Newcastle

For / match
Against / match
Total / match
5.8
5.2
6.4
5.8
12.2
11

Premier League - Standings & League Table

Premier League - League Table

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Liverpool 33 29 2 2 72:25 89
2 Manchester City 33 21 3 9 81:34 66
3 Leicester 33 17 7 9 63:31 58
4 Chelsea 33 17 6 10 60:44 57
5 Manchester United 33 15 10 8 56:33 55
6 Wolverhampton 33 13 13 7 45:36 52
7 Arsenal 33 12 13 8 49:41 49
8 Tottenham 33 13 9 11 52:44 48
9 Sheffield United 33 12 12 9 34:33 48
10 Burnley 33 13 7 13 37:46 46
11 Everton 33 12 8 13 40:48 44
12 Newcastle 33 11 10 12 35:45 43
13 Southampton 33 13 4 16 42:55 43
14 Crystal Palace 33 11 9 13 28:40 42
15 Brighton 33 8 12 13 35:44 36
16 West Ham 33 8 7 18 40:58 31
17 Watford 33 6 10 17 29:52 28
18 Aston Villa 33 7 6 20 36:62 27
19 Bournemouth 33 7 6 20 32:59 27
20 Norwich 33 5 6 22 25:61 21
# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Liverpool 17 17 0 0 46:12 51
2 Manchester City 16 12 2 2 45:12 38
3 Manchester United 17 10 5 2 37:14 35
4 Leicester 17 10 4 3 33:15 34
5 Tottenham 17 10 3 4 31:16 33
6 Chelsea 17 9 3 5 27:16 30
7 Arsenal 16 8 5 3 30:20 29
8 Everton 16 8 5 3 21:16 29
9 Sheffield United 16 8 3 5 20:14 27
10 Burnley 17 8 3 6 22:20 27
11 Newcastle 17 6 8 3 18:15 26
12 Wolverhampton 17 6 7 4 22:19 25
13 Crystal Palace 16 6 4 6 12:14 22
14 Brighton 16 5 6 5 19:19 21
15 Watford 16 4 6 6 18:21 18
16 West Ham 16 5 3 8 26:30 18
17 Aston Villa 16 5 3 8 19:27 18
18 Bournemouth 16 4 5 7 18:27 17
19 Southampton 17 5 2 10 17:33 17
20 Norwich 17 4 3 10 19:31 15

Manchester United vs Newcastle FAQ

When is Manchester United vs Newcastle being played?

Manchester United vs Newcastle will be played at 17:30 GMT on Thursday 26 December 2019 at Old Trafford.

What is the Manchester United vs Newcastle H2H record?

H2H last 5 matches: Manchester United wins: 3, Newcastle wins: 2, draws: 0.

What is Manchester United’s most recent form?

Manchester United form (last 5 matches): WWWDW.

What is Newcastle’s most recent form?

Newcastle form (last 5 matches): DWDWW.

What is the predicted Manchester United line-up?

Official Manchester United line-up (4-3-3): David De Gea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Nilsson-Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Scott McTominay, Andreas Pereira, Fred, Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial.

What is the predicted Newcastle line-up?

Official Newcastle line-up (3-5-2): Martin Dubravka, Fabian Schär, Federico Fernandez, Florian Lejeune, Javier Manquillo Gaitan, Sean Longstaff, Matthew Longstaff, Miguel Almirón, Jetro Willems, Dwight Gayle, Joelinton.

Who is injured or suspended for Manchester United?

Victor Nilsson-Lindelof (doubtful), Axel Tuanzebe (injured), Phil Jones (injured)

Who is injured or suspended for Newcastle?

Isaac Hayden (injured), Allan Saint-Maximin (doubtful), Sean Longstaff (injured), Florian Lejeune (injured), Jack Colback (injured), Ciaran Clark (injured), Jetro Willems (injured)

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