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Opta Stats: Newcastle v Manchester United

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Both Newcastle and Manchester United are badly in need of a win. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"Manchester United have failed to score more than once in any of their last seven Premier League away games (4 goals in total). In the four games in which they’ve scored, they’ve netted the first goal of the match but have failed to go on and win any of those (D3 L1)."

Under 2.5 goals is [1.78].

Newcastle United have won three of their last 31 Premier League games against Manchester United (W3 D7 L21), losing both matches during the 2018-19 campaign. A Manchester United win is [1.93].

Manchester United have won 13 away Premier League games at Newcastle - they've only won more away at Aston Villa (15) and Everton (16). The draw half-time/Manchester United full-time double result is [5.0].

Only against Arsenal (29) have Newcastle lost more Premier League games than they have against Manchester United (28, level with Liverpool). Manchester United are [3.12] to win half-time/full-time.

Manchester United are winless in their last seven away league games (D3 L4) - they last had a longer run without a win on the road in the top-flight between February and September 1989 (11 games). A Newcastle win is [4.8].

Manchester United have failed to score more than once in any of their last seven Premier League away games (4 goals in total). In the four games in which they've scored, they've netted the first goal of the match but have failed to go on and win any of those (D3 L1). Under 2.5 goals is [1.78].

Newcastle United have failed to win any of their opening three Premier League home games. There have been just four occasions in top-flight league history where they've failed to be victorious in any of their first four games at St James' Park in a campaign, with two of those coming in the last five years (1898-99, 1905-06, 2015-16 and 2018-19). The draw is [3.6].

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce is set to take charge of his 400th game as manager in the Premier League (W111 D111 L177) - he has the lowest win percentage among managers with at least 300 games in the competition (27.8%). Manchester United are [3.1] to win to nil.

Newcastle manager Steve Bruce has managed more Premier League games against Man Utd without winning (21 - W0 D5 L16) than any manager has against an opponent in the competition's history. A Manchester United win and under 2.5 goals is [3.8].

Excluding penalties, Marcus Rashford has scored with just one of his last 36 shots in the Premier League (vs Chelsea on the opening weekend), failing to find the net with any of his last 16 such shots in the competition. Under 1.5 goals is [3.3].

Dan Fitch 2019/20 Season P/L

Staked: 176.00 pts
Returned: 179.92 pts
P/L: +3.92 pts

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