Premier League In Focus – Manchester United vs Newcastle Preview

When? Saturday 18th November, 17:30 (UK)

Where? Old Trafford

What channel is it on? BT Sport 1

Are tickets still available?

Manchester United -

Newcastle – SOLD OUT

Head-to-head – last five meetings: Manchester United W3, D2
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Manchester United W25, Newcastle W5, D14
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Manchester United W83, Newcastle W41, D39

Manchester United have lost just one of their last nine meetings with Newcastle.

Manchester United are undefeated in their last 22 home Premier League matches. They have however won just one of their last four league fixtures.

Manchester United have kept the most clean sheets in the Premier League this season (eight). They also have the meanest defence in the division after conceding just five goals from their first 11 matches of the season.

Romelu Lukaku has not scored in his last seven games for Manchester United in all competitions. The Belgian international has gone 563 minutes without a goal.

Manchester United are the second most efficient side in the Premier League when it comes to shots vs goals. They require just 6.8 attempts on average before finding the net.

Manchester United have scored the most goals from set pieces in the Premier League this season with six.

Newcastle require an average of 14.5 shots on goal per game before they manage to breach the opposition’s net in the Premier League.

Newcastle are in the bottom five for both average possession and passing accuracy at 44.5% and 73.5% respectively.

Four of Newcastle’s five Premier League defeats this season have been by virtue of a 1-0 defeat.

Rob Eliott is the only player to have played every minute of Newcastle’s Premier League campaign (990 minutes).

Newcastle have scored just 10 goals this season from their first 11 matches, with no player scoring more than two goals in the Premier League and a total of eight different players managing to get their name on the scoresheet.

The last time Newcastle got the better of Manchester United was back in December 2013, when they travelled to Old Trafford and managed to nick all three points thanks to Yohan Cabaye’s second half finish.