Man. Utd. face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 72 games played, Red Devils have recorded 26 wins, and Newcastle Utd. have come away with 30 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2008, where Man. Utd. annihilated the Toon 1 - 5 in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 17 Aug||Man. Utd.||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 23 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 5||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Jan||Man. Utd.||6 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Magpies have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Man. Utd. however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Red Devils pummel 11 goals, and let in 2.
Newcastle Utd. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 28 points from their 27 matches. Man. Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 62 points from the 26 games played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Man. Utd. are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Newcastle Utd.. Away win
|Newcastle Utd.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Man. Utd.||Undefeated in last 5 away games.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.