Man. Utd. prepare to entertain Newcastle United at Old Trafford at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Devils are clearly on top, having won 43 and lost only 9 of the 70 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in October 2006, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Mon 01 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 2||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 01 Oct||Man. Utd.||2-0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 12 Mar||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 28 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 2||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 24 Apr||Man. Utd.||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 17 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 4||Man. Utd.||FAC|
|2004/2005||Sun 14 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 3||Man. Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Red Devils, with 3 goals against.
In complete contrast to Man. Utd., Newcastle Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Magpies have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man. Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 48 points from their 21 games. Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 26 points from their 21 games played so far,
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Man. Utd. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Red Devils. Home win
|Man. Utd.||Won 10 successive home games.|
15 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Newcastle Utd.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
No win in the 5 most recent games.