EPL Match Preview: Manchester United vs Newcastle United

Manchester United are winless in four matches and their supporters booed the team off after a 0-0 draw with Valencia on Tuesday night. There are suggestions Jose Mourinho will be sacked if they lose to Newcastle on Saturday.

Things aren’t going well for Newcastle, either. Rafa Benitez was also booed following a 2-0 defeat to Leicester last weekend and the Magpies are still looking for their first win all season. They have lost six of eight matches in all competitions.

Newcastle won at Old Trafford in 2013 but lost 4-1 on their last visit. Do not expect a similar result in favour of United this time around, as Mourinho appears to have lost a large section of the dressing room. The crisis will deepen if they fail to win on Saturday evening. Bet Now 

Team News

Manchester United- Marcos Rojo, Ander Herrera and Jesse Lingard are all expected to miss out for Manchester United, while Ashley Young is a doubt.

Jose Mourinho’s side are winless in four matches and struggling for the right balance in attack and defence.

The United manager still doesn’t know his best front six and more changes are expected on Saturday.

Alexis Sanchez didn’t impress against Valencia on Tuesday night, so Anthony Martial could return to the fold.

Romelu Lukaku has not scored in five matches and is not playing well. He could do with a rest, but that won’t happen this weekend.

Eric Bailly replaced Victor Lindelof in midweek but the Swede could get the nod against Newcastle.

Antonio Valencia apologised for liking an Instagram post calling for Mourinho to be sacked in midweek. He was poor against Valencia and could be dropped for Diogo Dalot.

Newcastle United- Salomon Rondon was not fit enough to feature against Leicester last weekend and Rafa Benitez will hope to have the striker available on Saturday.

Paul Dummett and Federico Fernandez are also doubts for the Magpies, while Florian Lejeune is a long-term absentee.

Match Facts

Man Utd are undefeated in 35 of their last 38 home matches (Premier League).

Man Utd are undefeated in 17 of their last 18 home matches against Newcastle in all competitions.

Newcastle has failed to win their last 7 matches in Premier League.

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As at the time this post Manchester United has 1.45 odd to win the match on NaijaBet while Newcastle United has 8.58 odd to win the match, the odd to draw the match is 4.59.

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