FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 16 August 2008 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 45 and win only 9 of the 72 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2008, with Man. Utd. annihilating their visitors 6 - 0 in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 23 FebNewcastle Utd.1 - 5Man. Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sat 12 JanMan. Utd.6 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2006/2007Mon 01 JanNewcastle Utd.2 - 2Man. Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sun 01 OctMan. Utd.2 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sun 12 MarMan. Utd.2 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sun 28 AugNewcastle Utd.0 - 2Man. Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sun 24 AprMan. Utd.2 - 1Newcastle 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 15 goals, and conceded 2.

Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Magpies's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. Utd.63219411
Newcastle Utd.6222878

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

Sequence statistics:
Man. Utd. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Newcastle Utd. Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.