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 41 and win only 9 of the 68 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2005, the Red Devils carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sun 28 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 2||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 24 Apr||Man Utd.||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 17 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 4||Man Utd.||FAC|
|2004/2005||Sun 14 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 3||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 11 Jan||Man Utd.||0 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 23 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 12 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 6||Man Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 20 goals, and conceded 4.
Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Magpies have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 57 points from their 27 games. Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 39 points from their 28 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Red Devils, as the Magpies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Man Utd.||Won 8 successive home games.|
9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
|Newcastle Utd.||14 games since last away draw.|
7 games since last defeat.