Newcastle United vs Manchester United Preview | Injury News, Probable Lineups, Key Players

Newcastle United and Manchester United, two teams that have struggled over the last few weeks, face off at St. James’ Park on Sunday.

The Magpies are 19th in the Premier League table, with 5 points from 7 games, while the Red Devils are 10th with 9 points in their 7 seven games.

United could only draw 0-0 against Alkmaar in the Europa League, while Newcastle were routed 5-0 against Leicester City last weekend.

Let’s look at the preview of the match between Newcastle United and Manchester United.

MATCH PREVIEW

Newcastle United vs Manchester United: Team News

Newcastle United: Matt Ritchie and Florian Lejeune are still out due to injury and will miss the game against Manchester United. Isaac Hayden will miss the game through suspension, having been sent off in the game against Leicester City.

Dwight Gayle has returned to training and could be an option off the bench, while Jonjo Shelvey will also be involved in the game against Manchester United.

Manchester United: The Red Devils have injuries to numerous important players. Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard are both unavailable, with the former’s ankle issue a concern, while the latter has a hamstring injury.
Anthony Martial, Luke Shaw, Phil Jones, and Eric Bailly are the other players that are certain to miss the game, while Aaron Wan-Bissaka is a doubt as well.

Newcastle United vs Manchester United: Predicted Lineups

Newcastle United: Martin Dubravka; Jamaal Lascelles, Fabian Schär, Federico Fernández; Jetro Willems, DeAndre Yedlin; Jonjo Shelvey, Sean Longstaff, Miguel Almirón, Allan Saint-Maximin; Joelinton

Manchester United: David de Gea; Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Ashley Young, Axel Tuanzebe; Fred, Scott McTominay, Juan Mata; Daniel James, Andreas Pereira, Marcus Rashford

Newcastle United vs Manchester United: Key Players

Newcastle United: Newcastle United have been porous at the back and will hope that captain Jamaal Lascelles leads from the back and keeps it tight.

Manchester United: Daniel James will have a lot of pressure on him to deliver against Newcastle United, as he will be the chief creative force in the United attack.

Newcastle United vs Manchester United: Predicted Result

Newcastle United 1-1 Manchester United

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