FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 26 April 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Newcastle United fixture

Newcastle Utd. face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday 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 40 and win only 9 of the 67 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2004, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 17 AprNewcastle Utd.1 - 4Man Utd.FAC
2004/2005Sun 14 NovNewcastle Utd.1 - 3Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sun 11 JanMan Utd.0 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 23 AugNewcastle Utd.1 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 12 AprNewcastle Utd.2 - 6Man Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 23 NovMan Utd.5 - 3Newcastle Utd.PREM
2001/2002Wed 02 JanMan Utd.3 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Red Devils in those games, with 2 conceded.

Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Magpies's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Man Utd. sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 67 points from their 33 games. Newcastle Utd. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 38 points from their 32 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man Utd.63129410
Newcastle Utd.61054143

FootyMad's prediction ...

Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Man Utd. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Man Utd.Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Newcastle Utd.Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.