FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 03 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v Manchester United fixture

Newcastle Utd. prepare to entertain Manchester United at St. James' Park on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 72 games played, Magpies have recorded 30 wins, and Man. Utd. have come away with 26 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was just last season, in February 2008, where Man. Utd. annihilated the Magpies 1-5 in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 17 AugMan. Utd.1 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Magpies have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Man. Utd. however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Red Devils pummel 11 goals, and let in 2.

Newcastle Utd. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 28 points from their 27 matches. Man. Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 62 points from the 26 games played.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.6123595
Man. Utd.642010214

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Magpies at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Red Devils come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Man. Utd. Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.