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Match Report: Newcastle United 1 – 0 Manchester United

Newcastle beat Manchester United in three consecutive games for the first time since 1922 – but saw Nick Pope leave the pitch with a shoulder injury, compounding the Magpies’ injury problems.

Anthony Gordon’s sixth goal of the league season proved to be the winner.

Both teams looked to put to bed frustrating draws in the Champions League in midweek, with Manchester United’s goalkeeper Andre Onana coming under increasing scrutiny after a horror show in Istanbul.

Newcastle were unlucky to go into half time goalless after a glut of chances including a Kieran Trippier freekick which cannoned off the underside of the top left corner of the crossbar as Onana watched on helplessly.

Newcastle United players celebrate Anthony Gordon’s goal against Manchester United. (Credit: @NUFC – X)

The breakthrough finally came ten minutes into the second half as Bruno Guimaraes played a perfectly weighted ball to Trippier on the right wing who squared the ball to the back post for Gordon to tap in.

However, Newcastle’s injury list grew again as Pope appeared to dislocate his shoulder diving for the ball five minutes from time.

Manchester United thought they had levelled the game in the dying minutes of normal time, but Antony’s volley hit Maguire on the way in who was in an offside position.

Newcastle’s win sees them leapfrog Manchester United into sixth in the Premier League table.