Newcastle United Still Hopeful After Losing the Eighth Match With 3-1 To Manchester United
Manchester United changed the Premiere League equations by beating Newcastle United by 3-1. With this win, Man U occupies the second spot with 49 points from games. United is now 10 points behind Manchester City but it is much ahead of third-placed Leicester City on goal difference.
Where does Newcastle United stand on points tally?
It was the eighth defeat of Newcastle in 10 games but it is still secure in the league. In points, The Magpies have 25 points and they stand on 17th position that is three ahead of Fulham that is on the last relegation spot.
What was the sequence of goal scoring?
First, it was the England forward, Marcus Rashford, who scored the first goal for Man U in the 30th minute by displaying neat footwork. Six minutes later, the Newcastle took advantage of a poor clearance by Harry Maguire when its Allan Saint-Maximin shot the first goal for the visitors.
Man U looked more determined in the second half when they scored two more goals in the 57th and 74th minutes by Daniel James and Bruno Fernandes respectively. Manchester United allowed little room to Newcastle in the second half and it was evident in their game.
What was Newcastle manager’s reaction to the match?
Newcastle manager Steve Bruce looked more confident when he said that his side would remain in the top-flight and that there was a lot to be decided in the league. He said that he was convinced that his team would be safe as they only needed winning a few games.