Opta Stats: Manchester United v Newcastle

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Will under pressure Jose Mourinho inspire his Manchester United side when they host Newcastle?
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Can Manchester United pick up a much needed win when they clash with Newcastle? Opta gives their statistical verdict.

"Newcastle have won just two of their 42 away matches in Manchester in the Premier League (D12 L28)."

The draw is [4.6].

In all competitions, Manchester United have lost one of their last 36 home matches against Newcastle United (W26 D9), a 1-0 reverse under David Moyes in December 2013. Manchester United are [1.48] to win.

Newcastle, who won 1-0 against Man Utd in February, haven't won back to back league matches against the Red Devils since October 1972. They are [9.0] to claim victory.

Newcastle have won just two of their 42 away matches in Manchester in the Premier League (D12 L28). The draw is [4.6].

Newcastle have lost seven Premier League matches when scoring first against Manchester United - only Southampton against Man Utd and Sunderland against Chelsea (eight defeats) have lost more times when scoring first against an opponent in the history of the competition. The Newcastle half-time/Manchester United full-time double result is [29.0].

Newcastle are winless in their seven Premier League games this season - only in 1898-99 (first 10) and 2015-16 (first 8) have they gone longer without a win from the start of a top-flight campaign. Manchester United are [2.3] to win half-time/full-time.

Manchester United have just 10 points from seven Premier League games this season - they last had fewer at this stage of a top-flight season back in 1989-90 (7 points). Newcastle are [3.0] in the Double Chance market.

Manchester United have conceded 12 goals in their seven Premier League games this season - it took them 18 games to concede the same amount in 2017-18. Over 2.5 goals is [1.99].

Man Utd striker Romelu Lukaku has had a hand in 10 goals in 10 Premier League appearances against Newcastle (6 goals, 4 assists) and scored in this exact fixture last season. Lukaku is [2.1] to score.

Jose Mourinho has won all seven of his home matches against Newcastle in all competitions, seeing his sides score 18 times while conceding just once. Manchester United are [2.3] to win to nil.

Rafael Benitez has won six of his last nine matches against Manchester United in all competitions (D1 L2), including two wins at Old Trafford in that time (4-1 in March 2009 with Liverpool, 1-0 in May 2013 with Chelsea). Newcastle are [7.0] in the Draw No Bet market.

Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L

Staked: 53.00 pts
Returned: 50.57 pts
P/L: -2.43 pts

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