Man United vs Newcastle Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips| Premier League

Man United vs Newcastle Preview, Prediction and Betting Tips| Premier League

Man United vs Newcastle Preview

  • Date – Monday, May 15, 2024
  • Kick-off Time – 08:00 pm GMT
  • Venue – Old Trafford

In a pivotal showdown that could determine their European fate, Manchester United squares off against Newcastle United. With United languishing in eighth place after a disappointing loss to Arsenal, they’re now scrambling to secure a European berth. Meanwhile, Eddie Howe’s rejuvenated Newcastle side has surged into sixth place, eyeing another season in European competition.

United’s recent form has been shaky, with just one win in five matches. Injuries have plagued their defense, forcing makeshift solutions like Casemiro in central defense. The absence of key players like Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford has further hampered their attacking prowess.

Newcastle, on the other hand, has found their scoring touch, netting 10 goals in their last three outings. While their recent victories came against lesser opponents, they’ll be eager to exploit United’s leaky defense, which has conceded six goals in their last three matches.

Adding to the intrigue, Newcastle has dominated this fixture recently, winning their last three encounters across the Premier League and League Cup. United will be keen to reverse this trend, having suffered a 3-0 defeat earlier this season in the cup.

Newcastle United are poised to make a final push for European qualification. A victory against Manchester United could secure a coveted top-six finish for the Magpies, leaving their opponents trailing behind in eighth place.

With Chelsea facing Brighton on Wednesday night, Newcastle sees this as a prime opportunity to solidify their position after a resilient run of form, having suffered just one defeat in their last seven outings.

Despite a challenging season for Erik ten Hag’s Red Devils, who have struggled with only one win in eight Premier League games, the pressure is mounting.

With their manager’s job on the line, Manchester United must overcome their recent woes and navigate past a familiar foe in Eddie Howe’s Newcastle to salvage their season.

With both teams desperate for three points, expect a high-stakes showdown as they battle for European qualification.

Man United vs Newcastle Team News

Man United vs Newcastle
Manchester United (Getty Images)

For Manchester United, the absence of key players like Mason Mount, Marcus Rashford, Scott McTominay, and Bruno Fernandes looms large. Mount’s minor injury could sideline him once more, while Rashford, McTominay, and Fernandes remain doubtful after missing the last game.

Newcastle, on the other hand, has grappled with a plethora of season-ending injuries. However, they could receive a timely boost with striker Callum Wilson poised for a return from a minor injury.

Additionally, the potential comeback of Fabian Schar adds further intrigue, although he remains further behind in his recovery.

Man United vs Newcastle Predicted Lineups

Man United Predicted XI:

Andre Onana; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Jonny Evans, Willy Kambwala, Diogo Dalot; Kobbie Mainoo, Scott McTominay; Christian Eriksen, Amad Diallo, Alejandro Garnacho; Rasmus Hojlund

Newcastle Predicted XI

Martin Dubravka; Kieran Trippier, Tino Livramento, Emil Krafth, Dan Burn; Sean Longstaff, Bruno Guimaraes, Elliott Anderson; Anthony Gordon, Alexander Isak, Harvey Barnes

Man United vs Newcastle Head-to-Head

In their historical matchups, Manchester United have enjoyed the upper hand over Newcastle United, emerging victorious in 91 encounters. The two sides have battled to draws on 41 occasions.

However, Newcastle have also posed a challenge for the Red Devils, claiming victory in 46 matchups. This head-to-head record reflects the competitive nature of their clashes over the years, with both teams striving for dominance on the pitch.

Let’s have a look at the last 5 Man United vs Newcastle results.

16 Oct 2022Manchester United vs Newcastle United0-0Premier League
26 Feb 2023Manchester United vs Newcastle United2-0League Cup
02 Apr 2023Newcastle United vs Manchester United2-0Premier League
01 Nov 2023Manchester United vs Newcastle United0-3League Cup
02 Dec 2023Newcastle United vs Manchester United1-0Premier League
Man United vs Newcastle: Last 5 Match Results

Man United vs Newcastle Prediction

Man United vs Newcastle
Newcastle United (Getty Images)

Facing a crucial moment in their European aspirations, Manchester United are anticipated to leverage their home advantage to secure a vital win. Despite recent challenges, their resilience is expected to shine through as they are predicted to clinch a narrow victory against Newcastle, with a final scoreline of 2-1.

Prediction: Man United 2-1 Newcastle.

Man United vs Newcastle Odds (subject to change)

  • Man United win – 2.65
  • Newcastle win – 2.45
  • Draw – 4.20
  • Odds source – Unibet

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