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Manchester United v Newcastle: match preview

When Manchester United fire they can blow opponents away, as Real Sociedad found out, so Newcastle will hardly relish this visit to Old Trafford after Thursday’s 4-0 demolition of the Spanish club. United are 10 points behind Manchester City so if Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side are to retain any hope of a title challenge they have to start a long winning run. Jamie Jackson

Sunday 7pm BT Sport 1

Venue Old Trafford

Last season Manchester United 4 Newcastle 1

Referee Paul Tierney

This season G15 Y56 R3 3.93 cards/game

Odds H 2-7 A 23-2 D 27-5


Subs from Grant, Henderson, Mata, James, Williams, Matic, Tuanzebe, Telles, Van de Beek, Bailly, Martial, Amad, Shoretire, Hannibal

Doubtful Cavani (knock), Van de Beek (knock), McTominay (knock)

Injured Pogba (thigh, Mar), Jones (knee, Apr)

Suspended None

Discipline Y38 R1


Leading scorer Fernandes 14


Subs from Darlow, Krafth, Fraser, Dummett, Ritchie, Joelinton, S Longstaff, M Longstaff, Carroll, Hendrick

Doubtful None

Injured Fernández (calf, 27 Feb), Manquillo (ankle, Mar), Wilson (hamstring, Apr), Schär (knee, Apr)

Suspended None

Discipline Y44 R2


Leading scorer Wilson 10

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