Manchester United v Newcastle United, 21 February 2021

Score3-1 to Manchester United
RefereePaul Tierney
CompetitionPremier League
VenueOld Trafford
Kick-off: 7.00pm Played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 restrictions. Premier League Head to Head Played: 52 Manchester United won: 31 Drawn: 14 Newcastle United won: 7 Manchester United scored: 108 Newcastle United scored: 53 Newcastle United had now lost on 26 of their last 36 league visits to Manchester United (won one).

3 Manchester United

Manager: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

1 Newcastle United

Manager: Steve Bruce

Goals:

Marcus Rashford 30 G
Daniel James 57 G
Bruno Fernandes penalty 75 P

Goals:

Allan Saint-Maximin 36 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David De Gea
Defender Victor Lindelöf
Defender Harry Maguire
Defender Luke Shaw
Defender/Midfielder Nemanja Matić
Defender/Midfielder Aaron Wan-Bissaka
Midfielder Bruno Fernandes
Midfielder Fred
Midfielder/Forward Daniel James
Midfielder/Forward Marcus Rashford
Forward Anthony Martial

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Karl Darlow
Defender Emil Krafth
Defender Jamaal Lascelles
Defender/Midfielder Ciaran Clark
Defender/Midfielder Isaac Hayden
Defender/Midfielder Jamal Lewis
Midfielder Jonjo Shelvey
Midfielder Joe Willock
Midfielder/Forward Miguel Almirón
Midfielder/Forward Joelinton
Midfielder/Forward Allan Saint-Maximin

Substitutions:

Mason Greenwood for Anthony Martial 70
Juan Mata for Daniel James 88
Shola Shoretire for Marcus Rashford 89

Substitutions:

Ryan Fraser for Joelinton 55
Jacob Murphy for Allan Saint-Maximin 77
Dwight Gayle for Miguel Almirón 79

Cards:

Bruno Fernandes 38 Y

Cards:

Isaac Hayden 38 Y
Joelinton 39 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Dean Henderson
Defender Alex Telles
Defender Eric Bailly
Defender Axel Tuanzebe
Defender Brandon Williams
Midfielder Juan Mata
Midfielder/Forward Shola Shoretire
Forward Amad Diallo
Forward Mason Greenwood

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Martin Dúbravka
Defender Paul Dummett
Midfielder Ryan Fraser
Midfielder Jeff Hendrick
Midfielder Jacob Murphy
Midfielder Matt Ritchie
Midfielder/Forward Sean Longstaff
Forward Andy Carroll
Forward Dwight Gayle

Comments:

League position: 2nd Manchester United had now won 12 of their last 19 games in the Premier League (lost one). The Red Devils had now scored 53 goals so far in this Premier League season; more than any other team. Aged 17 years and 19 days, Shola Shoretire became the second-youngest player to appear for United in the Premier league after Angel Gomés (16 years and 263 days against Crystal Palace on 21 May 2017).

Comments:

League position: 17th Newcastle United had now lost eight of their last ten games in the Premier League (won two). The Magpies had now lost eight of their 13 away games so far in this Premier League season (won three). They had now taken 25 points from their 25 games so far in this Premier League season; six points fewer than at the same stage of the previous season.