Manchester United play their first game of the new year away against Newcastle United who are an unpredictable team comprising some quality players. Languishing at 15th in the table, the Magpies have failed to put in a decent string of results leading them to the fight for survival. In the corresponding feature at Old Trafford United produced an astonishing second half come back scoring three goals to win from 0-2 down. The new look United team will be looking to win their fourth game on the bounce to continue its upheaval. Newcastle United vs Manchester United - Live Football Score.
Alexis Sanchez is fit again after a month out with hamstring problems and the Chilean will be pushing for a start. With so much attacking option available for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, it will be interesting to see who makes it to the playing eleven. One man who is sure to start every week though is Paul Pogba who is in frightening form. The Frenchman has scored four goals and notched up three assists in his last three games. He could equal Cristiano Ronaldo’s record of scoring two or more goals in three consecutive games if he bags a brace against the Magpies. Defence is an area of concern with Eric Bailly suspended and Chris Smalling injured. Phil Jones is likely to start though after being overlooked in the last game.
Rafa Benitez will likely put in Jonjo Shelvey alongside Mohamed Diame in midfield with their dynamism being the key. Matt Richie will be the key man supplying in the crosses for the attackers. United’s full-backs have been asked to venture forward under the new regime which could leave spaces for Matt Richie to occupy. Salomon Rondon up top will be in a battle against Phil Jones and Victor Lindelof who are not that assuring at the back. He is powerful in the air and The Red Devils’ vulnerabilities with the set-pieces are well known.
The game is probably the toughest assignment yet for Manchester United’s free-flowing attacking mindset. It will be a close contest with the Red Devils just about edging it at the end. Manchester United Win Champions League and Other Sports Headlines We Want to See in 2019
When is Newcastle vs Manchester United, EPL 2018-19 Football Match? Know Date, Time and Venue Details.
In the English Premier League (EPL), Newcastle takes on Manchester United on January 03, i.e. Thursday (mid-night). The game will take place at the St James' Park, with the start time of 01:30 a.m (IST).
Where to Watch the Live Telecast of Newcastle vs Manchester United, EPL 2018-19 Football Match?
The official broadcaster of the English Premier League in India is Star Sports. So the fans will be able to catch live match action on Star Sports Select 2 and Star Sports Select 2 HD channels.
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