FM Preview: Manchester United v Newcastle United 26 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th November 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Manchester United and Newcastle United at 15:00 on 26th November 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Manchester United v Newcastle United fixture
Newcastle United face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 46 and win only 9 of the 74 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2010, with Manchester United running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2007/2008||Sat 23 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 5||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Jan||Man. Utd.||6 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2006/2007||Mon 01 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 2||Man. Utd.||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The Magpies have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Magpies's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 14 goals for and 13 against.
Manchester United's total of 29 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Newcastle United's total of 25 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and we think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Red Devils. Home win
|Manchester United||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Newcastle United||6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here