After a 2-2 draw against Benfica in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, Manchester United return to battle against Newcastle United for position atop the English Premier League table. The two powerful teams of Man Utd and Newcastle come face to face at 10:00 a.m. EST on Saturday, the 26th November 2011 at Old Trafford stadium. The Red Devils have played better since their shocking 6-1 defeat to Manchester City in October. The Magpies, on the other hand, have made soccer fans surprised this season by sitting on the fourth place.
Man Utd vs Newcastle 1-1 Highlights
49' [1-0] Javier Hernández
64' [1-1] Demba Ba (Penalty goal)
Sir Alex Ferguson’s men have won three consecutive matches. Similarly, Newcastle have been impressive with a total of 25 points collected from a possible 36. While Manchester United are attempting to win the upcoming match against Newcastle in order to continue on their winning spree, Newcastle comes into the game determined to bounce back from their first defeat of the season. Therefore, Manchester United and Newcastle promise to bring audiences an exciting match.
In the last 17 matches between the two sides in the English Premier League (EPL), Manchester United have won thirteen. In their last seven games at the Old Trafford, Newcastle have only scored two goals and failed to score at all in five of them. It is interesting that both MU and the Magpies have lost one of their last fifteen Premier League matches as fighting against Manchester City.
For the match of the two teams on Saturday, the 26th November 2011, Manchester United feared that they may have to play without their star Wayne Rooney, who has scored nine goals in a total of twelve Premier League matches against Newcastle but suffered from a hip injury in the game against Swansea last week. It has been reported that a decision about Rooney’s attendance will be made at the last minute as they test his recovery.
On the other side, Newcastle's Senegalese striker Demba Ba has been mentioned as one of the most exciting players in the EPL this season and will be one of the best players to watch in the match of Manchester United vs Newcastle.
Manchester United vs Newcastle 26/11/2011Highlights: the match is set to be kicked off at 0:00 a.m. EST on Saturday, the 26th November 2011 at Old Trafford
Manchester United have played better since their shocking 6-1 defeat to Manchester City in October
Manchester United will battle against Newcastle United for position atop the EPL table
Manchester United vs Newcastle match will be an exciting EPL match this season
Newcastle travels to Manchester for the second Saturday in a row, this time to Old Trafford to battle Man United