History of the Newcastle United v Manchester United fixture
Manchester United face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James Park on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 75 games played, Red Devils have recorded 27 wins, and Newcastle United have come away with 31 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James Park was less than a year ago, in January 2012, with Newcastle United running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Wed 26 Sep||Man. Utd.||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||League Cup|
|2011/2012||Wed 04 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||3-0||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sat 26 Nov||Man. Utd.||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Tue 19 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 0||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Mon 16 Aug||Man. Utd.||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Wed 04 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 17 Aug||Man. Utd.||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
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Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 4 conceded.
Manchester United's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Red Devils's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Newcastle United's 9 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Manchester United's total of 12 points from their 6 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Red Devils's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Newcastle United, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Newcastle United||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
|Manchester United||3 successive away victories.
14 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.
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