Newcastle vs Manchester United
English Premier League
Date: 2 April 2023, Sunday
Kick-off at 16:30 UK / 17:30 CET
Venue: St. James’ Park (Newcastle upon Tyne).
It’s a crucial match-up between two of the top five teams in the Premier League when Manchester United and Newcastle United meet at St. James’ Park on Sunday. The hosts are hoping to avenge their EFL Cup final loss to the Red Devils by defeating them. United, on the other hand, is looking to maintain its position in the top four and overtake Tottenham Hotspur.
Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur will face off against an opponent from the Premier League’s bottom division when it visits struggling Everton on Monday. Before the international break, both Newcastle and United won their respective league matches. The Red Devils’ only loss in that period was a tie with Southampton on March 12.
The match between Newcastle and Manchester United is scheduled to start at 11:30 am local time. According to the oddsmakers at Caesars Sports, the hosts are favored to win the match. They listed the over/under for the total number of goals at 2.5. On the other hand, the Red Devils are listed as favorites at +195.
Newcastle vs Manchester United Head to head
- Over a month ago, these two clubs faced off in the League Cup final, and Manchester United won with a two-goal advantage.
- The last time these two teams met in the Premier League was in October of last year, and there were no goals scored.
- Over the years, Newcastle has been able to defeat Manchester United at home, winning 28 matches and drawing 18.
Newcastle vs Manchester United Prediction
Two teams with pretty strong defences and in-form forwards, it seems perfectly logical that they will simply cancel each other out.
A 1-1 draw.
Newcastle vs Manchester United team news
After serving his two-game ban, Joelinton is available for selection for Newcastle. Both Sven Botman and Nick Pope are expected to be available after missing out on international duty.
Although Anthony Gordon is expected to be available, it is still not clear if he will be able to play.
After missing England’s match against Lithuania due to his toe injury, Marcus Rashford is expected to be available for Manchester United. Anthony Martial could also be in the squad after recovering from his own injury.
While on international duty, Marcel Sabitzer picked up a knee issue, and there are doubts over the fitness of Alejandro Garnacho and Raphael Varane. Casemiro and Christian Eriksen are also set to be unavailable.
Newcastle United potential starting line-up:
(4-3-3): Nick Pope;
Kieran Trippier, Sven Botman, Fabian Schar, Dan Burn;
Sean Longstaff, Bruno Guimarães, Joe Willock
Jacob Murphy, Alexander Isak, Allan Saint-Maximin
Manchester United potential starting line-up:
(4-2-3-1): David de Gea;
Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez, Luke Shaw;
Scott Mctominay, Fred;
Antony, Bruno Fernandes,