Newcastle vs Manchester United 1-4 . Bruno Fernandes made amends for a missed penalty with a spectacular late strike that inspired Manchester United to a 4-1 victory at Newcastle.
A stunning save from goalkeeper Karl Darlow saw Fernandes miss his first penalty in Manchester United colors at the 11th attempt
Team news Newcastle vs Manchester United
Jamaal Lascelles replaced Fabian Schar in Newcastle’s only change from the win over Burnley.
Scott McTominay, Fred, Juan Mata, Daniel James, and Victor Lindelof returned as Man Utd made five changes from the defeat to Spurs. Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic, and Eric Bailly dropped to the bench, while Anthony Martial (suspended) and Mason Greenwood missed out completely.
Newcastle 1-4 Manchester United Player ratings
Newcastle: Darlow (7), Krafth (5), Fernandez (5), Lascelles (5), Lewis (5), Hayden (5), Shelvey (6), Hendrick (5), Saint-Maximin (6), Joelinton (3), Wilson (5).
Subs: Schar (6), Fraser (5), Almiron (n/a).
Man Utd: De Gea (8), Wan-Bissaka (8), Lindelof (7), Maguire (8), Shaw (7), Fred (6), McTominay (6), Mata (8), Fernandes (7), James (6), Rashford (7).
Subs: Matic (n/a), Pogba (6), Van de Beek (6).
Man of the Match: Harry Maguire.
Newcastle vs Man United Opta stats
- Manchester United enjoyed their 10th comeback win against Newcastle in the Premier League, the most by any side against a single opponent in the competition.
- Manchester United have been awarded 17 penalties in the Premier League since the start of last season, five more than any other side in the competition (12 scored).
- Bruno Fernandes missed his first penalty for Man Utd in what was his 11th since his debut on February 1st, 2020 (10 scored, 1 missed) with those 11 six more than any other Premier League player has taken in that time.
- Aaron Wan-Bissaka became the 116th different player to score for Manchester United in the Premier League in what is his 38th league appearance for the club.
- Marcus Rashford registered three-goal involvements in a single Premier League game for the only the third time ever (1 goal, 2 assists), also doing so against Fulham in December 2018 and Arsenal in February 2016.
Newcastle travels to Wolves at 4.30 pm on Super Sunday – live on Sky Sports Premier League.
Manchester United head to Paris Saint-Germain for their first Champions League group stage game on Tuesday at 8 pm, before hosting Chelsea at 5.30 pm on Saturday Night Football – live on Sky Sports Premier League.